|Club||Leicestershire Orienteering Club|
|Nearest town||Moira, Leicestershire|
|Carpark location||Moira Furnace, several car parks can be used|
There is no White (easiest for beginners). As part of the area is quite difficult with some small paths with lots of tree roots.
Safety: Beware Canal and traffic near the car park and on the west of the area.
Groups: You should seek permission from the County Council Ranger, who will advise you of any possible clash with your plans.
Occasionally the start is closed eg Moira Canal Festival in Early summer
Races for beginners Schools League races are at Donisthorpe on some Saturday mornings. The courses are for beginner level with a Free practice course and League course for Year 3 upwards. Schools League
For further information and known issues relating to controls, please see the Leicestershire Orienteering Club website
|White||6||1.2||Beginner children probably followed by parents||20-40||Donisthorpe|
|Yellow||10||2.0||Child with some experience||25-45||Moira|
|Orange||14||3.2||Adult beginner confident junior||35-70||Moira|
|White||6||1.2||Beginner children probably followed by adults||20-40||Donisthorpe|
Adult or children
Some controls are too hard for beginners
|30||Donisthopre or Moira|
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.
If you need the map symbols download a legend.
Other Things to do in the Area
- White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
- Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience