|Club||Leicestershire Orienteering Club|
|Nearest town||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Carpark location||off Church Street, follow Brown Tourist Signs for Donisthorpe Woodland Centre|
Woodland Park with good path network and some more challenging control sites.
The area is actively managed by volunteers and more fences will be removed shortly.
Alternative Start at Moira Furnace but is more difficult as the path network is more complex.
The area is regularly used for Schools Orienteering competitions including the NW Primary Schools Championship.
Races for beginners Schools League races are on some Saturday mornings. The courses are for beginner level with a Free practice course and League course for Year 3 upwards. Schools League
Safety: There is a canal to the East with a wide path and one stream which can be difficult to cross.
Groups: You should seek permission from the County Council Ranger, who will advise you of any possible clash with your plans.
For further information and known issues relating to controls please visit the Leicestershire Orienteering Club website.
|White||6||1.2||Beginner children probably followed by parents||20-40||Donisthorpe|
|Yellow||10||2.0||Child with some experience||25-45||Moira|
|Orange||14||3.2||Adult beginner confident junior||35-70||Moira|
|White||6||1.2||Beginner children probably followed by adults||20-40||Donisthorpe|
Adult or children
Some controls are too hard for beginners
|30||Donisthopre or Moira|
Lengths of courses shown are in straight lines between controls, the estimation of times is for someone running to someone walking. Both will vary depending on your route choice and ability.
Other Things to do in the Area
Refreshments and children's entertainment are available at Jungle Madness. The centre has been refurbished in April 2018.
- White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
- Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience