SWELL 2013/14: Lee Valley

13 April 2014 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lea Valley Park
Windmill Lane
Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire EN8 9AR
: £2 for juniors, £7 for seniors (£2 discount for British Orienteering / SEOA-affiliated club members)
Harold Wyber
07952 250930

Event Overview

This forest event includes courses suitable for a range of abilities. The White and Yellow courses are suitable for beginners and younger juniors, Orange and Light Green for older juniors and adult beginners wanting a more challenging course. The Green and Blue courses have the greatest level of difficulty, with the Blue providing the longest course lengths. These two courses are aimed at experienced orienteers. The event also counts towards South West Essex Local League (Round 5) for 2013/14. This is an individual league open to all with the best five events counting.

Car Park

Car park at the end of Windmill Lane, grid reference TL369021, nearest postcode EN8 9AJ


Public transport: the start, finish and registration is a short walk to the east of Cheshunt Station.

Driving: from M25 junction 25 follow the A10 north. Take the third turning on the right towards Cheshunt Station.


Course Length Controls
Blue 8.6 km
Green 4.5 km
Light Green 3.5 km
Orange 3.2 km
Yellow 2.6 km
White 1.6 km




Lea Valley Country Park is a flat area with a mixture of open and rough grassland with a few pockets of woodland and a good path network and is intersected by the River Lee Navigation. There are numerous lakes within the park providing some interesting route choices.


  • Registration: 10:00 to 11:00
  • Starts: 10:15 to 11:30
  • Courses close: 13:00

Entry Fees

£2 for juniors, £7 for seniors (£2 discount for British Orienteering / SEOA-affiliated club members). Groups are welcome; please e-mail the organiser with numbers in advance to ensure sufficient maps are available.

Electronic punching: EPS-SI.

Dibber hire: Seniors £1.00, Juniors free


Planner: Mark Ford
Organiser: Harold Wyber

Competitors take part at their own risk

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