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Orienteering

Orienteering on Burrington Ham

There is now a permanent orienteering course on Burrington Ham which can be used for formal orienteering training by schools or uniformed groups or just as a day out for families to have fun and discover the natural and historic wonders of the commons. Maps and leader infortmation can be downloaded from the resource centre. The maps can be printed off at A3 or A4 size or simply downloaded as a pdf onto a smartphone and used in the field. 

Orienteering is an adventure sport, the aim being to navigate around a course as quickly as possible and find control markers located at the centre of circles on the map. All the markers have unique letters on them. Dont worry if you dont want to run around as you can go at your own pace and will probably see more of the wildlife that way anyway.