Permanent Orienteering Courses

Permanent Orienteering Courses

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The Outwoods

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townLoughborough, Leicestershire
PostcodeLE12 8TA
Carpark locationWoodhouse Lane, Nanpantan

Available Maps

Outwoods Visitor information 

Routes are on paths as requested by the Outwoods Management Committee. Users will find the plaques mainly on the walking route waymarkers.

There is a pay and display parking fee of £1 (December 2017)

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

Map updated

Autumn 2017, a minor course change to the White Course.

Courses

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Difficulty

Estimated
Time (mins)

White

10

1.2

Beginner most children will need shadowing

15-30

Yellow

13

2.8

Child with some experience

25-50

Yellow variation

15

3.0

Adult beginner /confident junior

25-55

Score

17

 

Adult or child,

30

Lengths of courses shown are in straight lines between controls, and the estimates of times are for someone running to someone walking. Both will vary depending on your route choice and ability.

The star and Loop maps are for youth groups leaders to support beginners.
 

Other Things to do in the Area

Charnwood Borough Visitor Attractions

Beacon Hill is further south on the same road and has more adventurous courses.

Further Information

  • Loops and stars exercises available for groups
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners