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Broadstone Rec.

RegionSouth West
ClubWessex Orienteers
Nearest townBroadstone, Poole
PostcodeBH18 8NZ
Carpark locationOff Lower Blandford Road (B3074).

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Broadstone Recreation grounds is a delightful mix of playing fields and woods on sloping, undulating ground. 

It has an interesting network of paths.

There are two start/finish points on the map with 3 courses from one and one course from the other. The two short courses are designed so that an adult can have good visibility of a youngster running on their own.

The courses range in length from 0.3 to 1.6 km and are from easy to medium difficult (White to Orange) standard.                              

Other Things to do in the Area

Free car park (in 2016)

Recently renovated children's playground

Azaleas in the springtime.

Toilets near the cricket pavilion.

Directions: Leave Broadstone towards Poole on Lower Blandford Road (B3074).  After 400m. Just before bollards in centre of road. Left turn into car park.

Further Information

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