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Bradgate Park Deer Barn

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townNewtown Linford
PostcodeLE6 0EH
Carpark locationNewtown Linford Entrance or can park at Hall Gates, for both need to use the pedestrian Route/road to Deer Barn Tea Rooms

Available Maps

Starts at Tea Rooms in Centre of Park, near Lady Jane Grey's ruins.

Deer Barn Yellow Map is sold at Newtown Linford.

More details from Bradgate Park 

Safety: There are some steep slopes and crags. There is some advice on the Bradgate Trust website "Visitor Section"

Map updated: Summer 2018

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Suitable for

Estimated
Time (mins)

Start point

missing post

Yellow

12

2.1

Beginner children followed by parents

20-45

Deer Barn (to Newtown Linford)

 

Yellow

13

2.2

 

20-45

Newtown Linford (to Deer Barn)

 

Yellow

12

2.6

 

25-50

Deer Barn (Circular)

 

Orange

12

2.9

Adult Beginner or experienced junior

30-60

Deer Barn

(Circular)

 

Light Green

11

3.2

With some experience

35-70

Deer Barn (Circular)

 

Green

14

4.2

Experienced

45-80

Newtown Linford (circular)

 

Blue

16

5.5

Experienced

45-90

Deer Barn (circular)

revised

Score

15

 

some are too hard for beginners

30

Old John (circular)

revised April 2021
Score 25     60 Old John (circular) revised April 2021


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

Other Things to do in the Area

Stoneywell (NT) 

 

Maps Available From

Maps for other courses in the park try the Bradgate Park Tea Rooms and Shop 0116 236 2713 

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience
  • Green colour standard or above controls available for experienced orienteers