Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Brigstock Country Park & Fermyn Woods (FC)

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townCorby, Northamptonshire
PostcodeNN14 3HS
Carpark locationOff A4116, Brigstock Country Park

Available Maps

SafetyFermyn woods has lots of small water features and contour detail.  The woodland is actively managed and the map does not reflect recent forestry works.

There is Forestry Works here 8th October 2017 all courses have been suspended.  The White Course has been reduced to the country park only.

Permission: Groups wanting to do the controls in the Forest should seek permission from the Forestry Commission who will advise about any activities affecting the use of the courses. All queries are dealt with by the Bristol Office Bristol Office or make a phone call.

Car park Pay & Display

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

Map updated

Summer 2008

Courses

Details refer to courses prior to Major forestry works.

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

White

12

2.1

Beginner children may need to be shadowed

15-30

Yellow

11

2.6

Child with some experience

20-35

Orange

8

1.9

Adult beginner confident junior

20-40

Light Green

10

3.3

Adult with some experience, very confident junior

35-75

Green

13

3.9

Experienced

35-70

Score

16

 

Adult or children

Some controls are too hard for beginners

40

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.

Score: Find as many as you can in 40 minutes

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners