Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Evington Park

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townLeicester
PostcodeLE5 6EA
Carpark locationSouth end of park off The Common, Evington Village

Available Maps

Evington Park course is provided by Leicester City Council

Groups of beginners: Leaders should read the Leader guide and download the star loop map pack if interested in making use of the pack. One pack is sufficient for 10 children.

For further information and known issues relating to controls, please see the Leicestershire Orienteering Club website

 

Map updated

Summer 2008. Courses repaired June 2016.

Map for Green course updates 2012

Courses

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

White

7

0.6

Beginner children may need to be shadowed

Course is near yellow standard.

8-20

 

Orange

13

1.9

Adult beginner confident junior

15-30

Light Green 11 1.7 Adult beginner confident junior 15-30
Green 18 3.8
Adult or confident junior
Beware road crossings 
45-75

Score

 

   
15  
Adult or children

Some controls are too hard for beginners

25

Lengths of courses shown are in straight lines between controls, and the estimate of times are for someone running to someone walking. Both will vary depending on your route choice and ability.

Maps Available From

Leicester City Council.

Tel: 0116 2333028

Any missing posts should be reported to Sport-on-park.

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
  • Green colour standard or above controls available for experienced orienteers