Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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Snibston Country Park

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townCoalville
PostcodeLE67 3LN
Carpark locationParking on the summit in Event car park. Road barrier is closed at sunset.

Available Maps

Start moved April 2016, use new maps.

Managed by Leicestershire County Council.

Houses are being erected on adjoining land and traffic can affect usage of the west side of the map.


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

Map updated

Winter 2015


Course Controls Length
Difficulty Estimated
Time (mins)
White 14 1.7 Beginner 25-40 North
Yellow 14 1.9 Child with some experience 25-45 North
Orange 16 2.1 Adult beginner confident junior 25-50 North
Orange 16 2.2     South
Lt Green 17 2.4 Hard 25-60 North
Score 15  

Adult or children

Some controls are too hard for beginners

30 South

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

Museum is demolished.

Further Information

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