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Melton Country Park

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townMelton Mowbray
PostcodeLE13 1HP
Carpark locationMelton Country Visitor Centre, Wymondham Way

Available Maps

Part of Melton Mowbray Flood prevention scheme, so the park has a lake and stream.The cCountryside slopes downhill towards the town centre.

Melton Country Park Visitor Centre   website

The installation of the course was funded by Melton Borough Council.

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

Map updated

Winter 2013

Courses

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

Short white

5

0.6

Beginner children probably followed by parents

5-15

White

7

0.9

Beginner children probably followed by parents

15-30

Yellow

8

1.4

Child with some experience

20-40

Orange

15

3.3

Adult beginner confident junior

35-70

Lt Green

13

3.5

Hard

40-80

Beginners Score

23

 

Adult or children

30

Score

22

 

Adult or children

Some controls are too hard for beginners

30

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

Belvoir Castle website 

Twin Lakes  website 

 

 

Further Information

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