Permanent Orienteering Courses

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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"

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 

 

Map updated

Summer 2018

course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

Start point

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

Hard

35-70

Deer Barn (Circular)

Green

14

4.2

Hard

45-80

Newtown Linford

Blue

16

5.5

Hard

45-90

Deer Barn (circular)

Score

15

 

Moderate to Hard

30

Old John


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.

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