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Bught Park

RegionScotland
ClubInverness Orienteering Club
Nearest townInverness
PostcodeIV3 5SS
Carpark locationWhin Park - off Glenurquhart Road/A82 at signposts for Inverness Leisure centre

Available Maps

Excellent semi-permanent controls installed in September 2020. Very good for a basic intro to orienteering, all on paths & tracks. 

Please take care near water and on road crossings. Some parts of the park are susceptible to flooding.

Users are responsible for their own safety, and for compliance with all relevant Scottish Government guidelines pertaining to Covid-19. In particular, remember 2-metre social distancing and basic hand hygiene. There is no need to touch the control markers.

VOC Details

There are four virtual Maprun courses set up for Bught Park to make the most of the POC physical controls:
1) Long Urban 5.0km
2) Short Urban 3.4km
3) Score Urban 2.2km
4) Christmas 2020 course 4.1km + distance to make a "present"
Details of these are available with the download for each course. The Short and Score courses just use the POC physical control markers, the Long and Christmas course includes additional virtual controls. Distances by route choice. The courses have been set up to run using MaprunF or MaprunG. Lockcodes are required and these are given in the details.

Other Things to do in the Area

Public toilets, refreshments and children's playpark all available at Whin Park.

Maps Available From

Online only.

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