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Orienteering - test your navigation skills around the woods

Why not try your hand at orienteering, a map reading challenge for all levels.

The aim for everyone is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map. If you are a little more competitive the challenge is to complete the course in the quickest time.

 

Activity information

Hamsterley Forest, Bedburn, Hamsterley, DL13 3NL
Orienteering maps can be purchased from the information point on weekends and school holidays and cost £1.50 each.
Grade - Various
Is this activity for you?
The route takes you through the forest, following trails of varying difficulty.