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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 Tea Rooms.  http://www.bradgatepark.org/

The yellow. You may wish to do some courses in reverse order,

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

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 Autumn 2018   Courses updated April 2021

The yellow pack contains all four yellow maps. You may wish to do some courses in reverse order,

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Suitable for

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

 As above

course goes parallel to the road

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

Some experience

35-70

Deer Barn (Circular)

Green

14

4.2

Experienced will need a compass

45-80

Newtown Linford

Blue

16

5.5

Experienced, will need a compass

45-90

Deer Barn (circular)

Score

15

 

Some are too hard for beginners

30

Old John

Score 25 c7.0 Some are too hard for beginners 60 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.

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