Lakeland Orienteering Club

MillergroundSat 3 Feb

Family Adventure

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


Explorer Awards points

Last updated: Mon 05 February, 2024


Come and have an adventure with us on Saturday 3rd February (10am-12) in the

beautiful lakeshore surroundings at Millerground. Our special maps will take you

off exploring mixture of fields, woodland and shoreline - all with amazing views

over lake Windermere.

This event is suitable for complete beginners with a choice of three map-reading

courses to follow through Rayrigg Meadow, over Queen Adelaide's Hill and along

the lakeshore. You can choose to do one, two or all three courses on the day

Location Info

Near: Windermere
Lat,Lng: 54.37543,-2.91962
Postcode: LA23 1BP

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

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Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

The area is compact but varied with wonderful views across Windermere to distant fells.

The courses will visit parkland, hillside and lakeshore paths.

We have been granted access to the football field but, to avoid damage, please avoid

crossing the pitch.

The Millerground map has been recently updated (2023) and the scale will be 1:2500.

Course Information

WHITE - Shortest and easiest to navigate – follows paths, with checkpoints at each path

junction to help with decision making.

1.0km 15 controls

YELLOW – Longer and fairly easy navigation – follows paths and line features (fences,

walls,…), some decisions to be made at paths junctions without a checkpoint, checkpoints

may be just off the line features.

1.5km 17 controls

ORANGE - Longer with a little more navigational challenge.

1.9km 17 controls

Explorer Points can be earned at this event for all LOC Juniors signed up to the awards


How to choose a course

Entry Details

The event is completely FREE to attend.

To help our organisation, we request that you

sign up by completing an entry form for each


Millerground Family Adventures Sign-Up Form

Registration and Start times

The event will run from 10am – 12 noon.

There will be lots of volunteers available to help you get started.

You can choose to do one, two or all three courses on the day.

Progress around the courses will be recorded with an electronic timing device (dibber)

which will be loaned to children from the registration area.

You should return to the registration/download area to download your results after

each course and MUST download and return dibbers before you leave.


Windermere Town Council have provided

us with free access to the toilets at

Rayrigg Meadow for the duration of

the event.

Lay-by Lattes will be selling hot drinks

throughout the morning.

There is also a fabulous children’s

playground and numerous picnic tables.

Dog restrictions

Dogs on leads are welcome. Please clean up after your dog.

Contacts / Officials

Planner/Organiser: Kath Savage

Controller: Dick Towler

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