A permanent orienteering course means you can go at a time that suits you!
CHIG’s Permanent Orienteering Courses
|Hainault Forest Country Park|
Map Packs @ Hainault Forest Country Park Office (Foxburrows car park (centre of park, Grid Ref: TQ478929), Tel: 020 8500 7353) or the visitor centre. Cost £1. See Hainault Forest website for more info.
Maps from Fairlop Waters Bar/Restaurant or from the Outdoor Activities Centre. Cost £1.00. See Fairlop Waters website for more info.
Maps/score cards and post descriptions are available from the LVRPA Information Service, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 9EG. Tel 01992 702200 or from Lee Valley Youth Hostel, near Cheshunt station. Cost £0.75. See Lee Valley Park’s own website.
|Southern Country Park|
Three different course options available. Thorley Lane Car Park (Thorley Lane East, Bishops Stortford, Herts, CM23. Download map [PDF format].
|Harlow Town Park|
Details to follow
|Beckton District Park|
Details to follow.
The Harlow Town Park course has been designed by Chigwell & Epping Forest Orienteering Club, with the co-operation of Harlow Council and financial assistance from Harlow Recreation Trust and from Awards for All.
Other Permanent Courses
There are other permanent courses around the south-east of England – full details here.
- Get a copy of the map (see details opposite), a small charge may apply. Bring a pen and paper with you.
- Find the Start on the Map (The Triangle).
- Using the map, decide which orienteering posts (See example in picture above) to find. Each post is marked on the map with a Red Circle.
- Go orienteering!
- Use the pen and paper to keep a record of the markers you have found and to write down the unique letter for each control.