Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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East Park

RegionYorkshire and Humberside
ClubHumberside and Lincoln Orienteers
Nearest townHull
PostcodeHU8 8JU
Carpark locationThe car parking is accessed from Holderness Road.

Available Maps

Hull's flagship park. East Park can be found on Holderness Road, East Hull.

Opened in 1887 to coincide with Queen Victoria's Jubilee Celebrations the park has been transformed over the years and boasts the historic splash boat, is home to the Ferens Boating Lake, a model boating pond and the animal education centre. A wide range of sports can be participated in, including a Parkrun.

The terrain is flat parkland. All the control sites are accessible by wheelchair and the pathways used are all hard surfaced. 

The park has an excellent cafe, with toilets; the opening hours can be found on the Active Hull Website

  Number of Controls Course Length
Short 8 0.8
Medium 11 1.7
Long 15 3.1

Other Things to do in the Area


The Hull Deep - a superb Sealife centre can be found near the city centre.

Museums that are in the Old Town: Wilberforce House,  Streetlife Museum.

The Maritime Museum is to be found in the city centre.

Maps Available From

Currently a booklet containing courses in all 8 of the Permanent Orienteering Sites in the city is available from all Leisure Centres, Parks and Libraries in the city as well as from Hull City Hall Box Office and Tourist Information Centre.

Alternatively, pdf versions are available at: or

Further Information

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