Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Oak Road Playing Fields

RegionYorkshire and Humberside
ClubHumberside and Lincoln Orienteers
Nearest townHull
PostcodeHU6 7EY
Carpark locationAccessible from Beresford Avenue or Oak Road.

Available Maps

 This 75-acre park site alongside the western banks of the River Hull. Home to a fishing pond, skate park and playground. The site also boasts a jogging route and has a variety of sports pitches marked out seasonally.

The land is flat and mostly open playing fields, but there is an area of wooded/rough open land to the eastern side which some courses visit.

  Number of Controls Course Length
Short 10 1.0
Medium 11 1.9
Long 17 3.1

Other Things to do in the Area


The Hull Deep - a superb Sealife centre can be found near the city centre.

Museums that are in the Old Town: Wilberforce House,  Streetlife Museum.

The Maritime Museum is to be found in the city centre.

Maps Available From

Currently a booklet containing courses in all 8 of the Permanent Orienteering Sites in the city is available from all Leisure Centres, Parks and Libraries in the city as well as from Hull City Hall Box Office and Tourist Information Centre.

Alternatively, pdf versions are available at:

Further Information

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