Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Fosse Meadows Nature Area

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townHinckley
PostcodeLE10 3AB
Carpark locationRoman Road

Available Maps

Nature Reserve with Bird Hides.  Flat but meadows can be wet after rainfall.

The woodland is actively managed and some of the areas have changed significantly.

Typical Landscape can be seen in this video 

Score: Find as many as you can in the time limit with penalties for lateness

For further information and known issues relating to controls please visit Leicestershire Orienteering website 

Map

All Courses updated July 2016 to avoid sites which can be overgrown.

Map updated 2013 and to be updated late 2016

Courses

course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

White

14

2.2

Beginner,

25-45

Yellow

10

2.4

Beginner children followed by parents

20-45

Orange

10

3.0

Adult beginner or experienced junior

20-45

Light Green

12

3.4

Hard

30-60

Light Green

(pictorial)

12

3.4

Hard

(uses International Descriptions)

35-70

Score 30

25

 

Moderate to Hard

Beginners will find some controls too hard

30

Score 45

19

 

Moderate to Hard

45


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.

Other Things to do in the Area

Play area next to northern car park

Larger unsurfaced car park further south

 

Further Information

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