Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Oakham Woodlands

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townOakham, Rutland
PostcodeLE15 6JP
Carpark locationCar park next to Brooke Academy, Brooke Road

Available Maps

Woodland Trust have given permission for these courses.

Groups: The Trust expect you to complete a risk assessment and to take care of the woodland.

Terrain: The terrain is hillside with some woodland controls and a flatter area usually grazed by sheep. Some complex gorse areas on the Light Green course.

Score: course is find as many as you can in 40 minutes, with penalties for lateness.

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

Map updated

Summer 2012  outline of the car park added May 2016

Courses

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

White

10

1.2

Beginner most children will need shadowing

15-25

Yellow

10

1.7

Child with some experience

15-35

Light Green

14

2.1

Confident Adult or experienced junior

20-40

Score

20

 

Adult or child, beginners will find some sites too hard.

40

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

Oakham Castle 

Further Information

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