Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Ashby Town Trail

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townAshby de la Zouch, Leicestershire
PostcodeLE65 1HU
Carpark locationCentral Ashby, Hood Park Leisure Centre

Available Maps

You can start and finish the Town Trail anywhere in the town centre. The town centre is fairly level.

Official start/finish for the Orange Course is the Tourist Information Centre/ Museum.

As the route is in an urban area take care crossing roads. There are some pedestrian crossings you may wish to use.

Ashby Map Runners train at Ivanhoe Community College on Wednesday evenings during autumn and spring terms.

For further information and known issues relating to controls, please see the Leicestershire Orienteering Club website

Map updated

Winter 2013

Courses

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

Orange

12

1.7

Adult beginner confident junior

20-40

Score/

Town Trail

20

 

Adult or children

 

30

Lengths of courses shown are in straight lines between controls, and the estimate of times are for someone running to someone walking. Both will vary depending on your route choice and ability.

Other Things to do in the Area

Ashby Castle English Heritage

Maps Available From

Tourist Information Centre, Ashby-de-la-zouch Museum, North St, Leicestershire LE65 1HU - 01530 411767

Further Information

  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience