Signposted from the main Park entrance
Nearest Postcode for SatNav: (of necessity may not be very close)
Top car park near the Hall. Parking fees apply (£2)
Beginners: ... help here
This event is suitable for beginners.
Beginner courses are always Entry-On-Day - there is no pre-booking.
You only need to come prepared for a walk or run in the park/woods.
We like to help newcomers to get started. Please email to let us know
that you are coming and we will allocate someone to help you.
1 - 2pm
1 - 2.15pm. Courses close at 3pm
Fast open parkland.
Courses Overprinted on Waterproof paper
Dogs permitted on a lead
Toilets available within site buildings
45 minute score challenge: find as many checkpoints (controls) as you can in the time. There will be a short, easy loop for families with young children.
For more experienced orienteers there will be the possibility of a longer course taking the controls in numbered order.
Coaches and assistants will help newcomers to get started.
Fees: Free to newcomers and NOC members
Members of other orienteering clubs: Adults £2; Children £1
Explore the Parks events have been organised in partnership with the City of Nottingham and ParkLives and the Borough of Broxtowe and Liberty Leisure.
We welcome all ages and levels of orienteering experience.
Deer can be a problem at certain times of year
Competitors take part at their own risk.
It is recommended that whistles are carried.
Once you have started a course it is a rule that you don't leave the event without reporting to a download official even if you retire.
The Competitor Safety Slip can be downloaded and brought to registration
if you wish to leave medical or emergency contact details. You may place in a sealed envelope. The slip will be only accessible to the organiser or first aiders and will be destroyed after the event.
- Hilary Palmer