Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Brocks Hill Country Park

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townOadby
PostcodeLE2 5JJ
Carpark locationParklands Leisure Centre

Available Maps

Groups: Speak with the Parklands Leisure Centre staff so they are aware you are coming.

If you bring a group of Beginners, download the "Leader guide..." this will tell you about the practice area just south of the play equipment. You should then download the Star Loop Maps. You may wish to trim and laminate them. One set of maps is sufficient for 10 children. 

Map:

June 2016

Courses:

Course

Controls

Length

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

White

13

1.1

Beginner, probably shadowed by a parent

10-25

Yellow

10

1.3

Child with some experience

20-45

Orange

14

2.1

Adult beginner; confident junior

25-45

Light Green

15

2.8

Adult or experienced junior

25-45

Score

26

 

Adult or experienced Junior

30

 

The 5 map pack has White/ Yellow/ Orange/ Light green and Score course maps

Other Things to do in the Area

Brocks Hill Country Park website

Maps Available From

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 by Posts:

If you prefer to have a set of printed maps by post you can request 5, 10 or 20 maps sent by post.

Further Information

  • Loops and stars exercises available for groups
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience