Lakeland Orienteering Club

BrockholeWed 11 Sept

Park Series 4

Local level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Terrain type: Parkland

Last updated: Mon 08 July, 2024

Overview

A series of four events in South Lakeland parkland. At each event expect a long and short course with a winning time of around 30 minutes, and a novice course for those newer to orienteering and children.

Location Info

Near: Brockhole
Lat,Lng: 54.40083,-2.93957
Postcode: LA23 1QB

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Directions / Parking

Brockhole is located on the A591 just north of Windermere.

The parking is pay and display

LA23 1LJ

Map / Terrain

Brockhole a former stately home now operating as a a the Lake District National Park visitor centre. Courses will explore formal gardens, woodland, and grassy lawns.

Full leg cover isn't compulsory.

If the weather is bad you may be required to carry a hooded waterproof jacket, and potentially hat, gloves and waterproof trousers. You should bring these to the event and notices will be displayed in the car park and at the start.

You must carry a whistle.

Registration and Start times

Starts 17.30 until 18.30

Registration for entry on the day will open at 16.45, and SI cards (dibbers) and compasses will be available for those who do not have them.

Courses will close promptly at 19:30 and controls will be collected. The gates will be locked at 20:30.

Facilities

Hopefully the toilet block adjacent to the car park will be open.

Dog restrictions

On leads

Contacts / Officials

Planner: TBD

Safety Officer: Rachel Stavert

Coordinator: Matt Rooke

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