Lakeland Orienteering Club

Great Oaks Newby BridgeWed 11 Jan

Event 2 of the Night Terrain Series 2023

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: Woodland


Results / Splits




Thank you all for joining us on a dry but chilly night for the latest event in the Night Terrain Series tonight at Great Oaks. Hopefully you enjoyed your courses in a lovely compact area and didn't end up going for a swim at all !

As usual, there is a list of folks to thank for helping to put on tonight's event - Graham for planning, Chris for controlling, Loz for on the day organiser and as Series Co-ordinator, the control collectors Loz, Heather and Rach and the SI Team of Ali & Mike.

Last updated: Wed 11 January, 2023


A tiny but lovely area of woodland.

Location Info

Near: Newby Bridge
Lat,Lng: 54.30003,-2.96305
Postcode: LA12 8AY
What3Words: ///stands.vies.correctly

The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away

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Directions / Parking

North Camp / Main Entrance of YMCA Lakeside

£1 / car, please have correct change, and share transport if possible.

Postcode LA12 8BD

SD 374 898 What3words: stands.vies.correctly

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Full leg cover is compulsory.

The area is exposed woodland, with some small crags, rocky areas and a few fallen trees. 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, and a spare torch.

Course Information

Long 3.5 km 150 m climb 23 controls

Short 2.5 km 115 m climb 17 controls

Scale 1:4,000 and 2.5 m contours.

Map last updated in year 2021 by Martin Bagness.

The map will be A4 size and printed on waterproof paper.

Distance to start 100m

Distance from finish 50m

Course closing time 19:30

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Pre-entries via SIEntries here, online entry closes at 23:59 on Sunday 8th January, some entry on the day also available.

£6 M/W21+

£4 M/W20- and full-time students

Entry on the day for Long and Short. £6 for seniors and £4 for juniors and students. Correct change please.

Collect hired dibbers from registration.

Pairs can run together, with the option for them to pre-order a 2nd map if required for a £1.

If you want to pre-enter and pay by voucher, you can get the voucher entry code from the Series Coordinator.

Registration and Start times

Starts 17.30 until 18.30

Contacts / Officials

Series Coordinator Loz Colyer lozcolyer at

Planner Loz Colyer

Safety Chris Pearson

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