Lakeland Orienteering Club

Tarn HowsWed 5 Jun

Summer Series 1

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: Fell

Last updated: Wed 15 May, 2024

Location Info

Near: Hawkshead
Lat,Lng: 54.38728,-3.03943
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The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away

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Directions / Parking

Parking: Tarn Hows National Trust car park. Grid reference SD 326 995,

The NT parking fee is payable from dawn to dusk - £5 for 2 hours, £7 for 4 hours.

Free for NT members (scan your membership card).

Map / Terrain

Map: Scale 1,7500, 5m contours, A4, waterproof paper.

Terrain: Yellow / orange around lakeside paths. Short/long tech on open moorland.There are a number of new 5m * 5m fenced enclosures on the moor that are not marked on the map.

Course Information

Yellow 2.1 km 80 m
Orange 2.6 km 125 m
Short Tech 2.7 km 150 m
Long Tech 3.8 km 205 m

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Online entries are open at SiEntries. Online entry will close at 23:59 on Sunday 2nd June, some entry on the day will also be available.

Fees for online entry:

  • £6 for seniors who are members of either British Orienteering (BO) or LOC
  • £7 for seniors who are not members of either BO or LOC
  • £4 for juniors and full-time students
  • Free for LOC Juniors

Fees for entry on the day:

  • £7 for seniors who are members of either BO or LOC
  • £8 for seniors who are not members of either BO or LOC
  • £4 for juniors and full-time students
  • Free for LOC Juniors

If entering on the day, the correct change would be very much appreciated please!

Registration and Start times

Please pre-enter if possible, but limited EOD from 17:00

Start: 400m from car park, from 17.30 until 19.00

Finish: 50m from car park.

Courses close: 20.00

If you might take more than an hour please start before 18:00.Please take care crossing the road on the way to the start and back from the finish.


Public toilets in the car park.

Contacts / Officials

Series coordinator: Alan Heppenstall

Planner: Duncan Archer

Safety: Nick Howlett

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