Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Grizedale Forest (FC)

RegionNorth West
ClubWarrior Orienteering Club
Nearest townHawkshead, Ambleside
PostcodeLA22 0QJ
Carpark locationGrizedale Forest Visitor Centre

Not downloadable from this website. The map can only be bought in paper form from the Forestry Commission shop at Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre. Courses recently re-planned on an updated map (2015). The white course is for beginners and follows attractive trails adjacent to the Visitor Centre (passing a number of forest sculptures). The orange course offers an intermediate challenge in a mixed woodland setting. The green course has been planned to keep to the best parts of the forest, with middle-distance style orienteering for the more experienced.

Other Things to do in the Area

Bike Hire, Sculpture Trail, Exhibitions, Segway, Go Ape, Cafe.

Maps Available From

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre Shop

Further Information

  • 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