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Bradgate Park - Newton Linford

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townNewtown Linford - Leicestershire
PostcodeLE6 0HE
Carpark locationNewtown Linford Entrance Follow the Brown Tourist Signs (Pay and Display Parking)

Available Maps

The maps and instructions are on sale at the Park Team Rooms.  http://www.bradgatepark.org/

The yellow course goes parallel to the road alongside the river and is suitable for primary children accompanied by adults.

Download a full legend from here as there is limited detail on the map sold at the tea room.

Maps for other entrances to the park are available.

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

 

Map

Updated 2016

 

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

Start & Finish 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)

Yellow

10

2.2

 

20-45

Deer Barn to Hall Gates

Green

14

4.2

Hard

45-80

Newtown Linford (Circular)


The yellow pack contains all four yellow maps

The all-level pack contains Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue and Score.

Maps Available From

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

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)

Yellow 10 2.2   20-45 Deer Barn to Hall Gates

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