British Orienteering News

Outdoor enthusiasts asked to help shape the future of access

November 6 marks the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest, a historic document that gave common people the right of access to royal forests. This can be seen as the first step in a campaign spanning centuries, seeking the legal guarantee of freedom for people to access our beautiful landsc...

John and June Webb’s involvement with Suffolk Orienteering Club

The East Anglia Orienteering Association was set up in 1971 by Richard Raynsford, with the individual clubs of Norfolk Orienteering Club, Suffolk Orienteering Club and West Anglian Orienteering Club developing over the following twelve months. Two Suffolk Orienteering Club members, John and June Web...

British Orienteering Recognised Centre scheme – 3 years on!

This scheme has been successfully designed by British Orienteering to support outdoor education centres to deliver a positive first experience of orienteering to their customers. As part of British Orienteering’s commitment to supporting the outdoor industry, carefully selected advisors work in part...

2017 Sports Club Survey

The Sports Club Survey is a piece of research undertaken by the Sport and Recreation Alliance, in partnership with Sport England, to assess the health of sport and recreation clubs across the country. It features questions on a variety of topics such as membership and volunteer numbers, club finance...

800th Permanent Orienteering Course clocked up last night!

Permanent Orienteering Courses are a great way to get outside and go orienteering at a time and place that suits you.  Courses offer a huge range of variety, from urban courses in city centres to rural routes through beautiful scenery. They are on your doorstep or further afield helping you to disco...

Share Your Views On Coaching In The UK

Sport England and Sport Scotland have commissioned an independent review of the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC). As the British Orienteering coaching pathway features UKCC I encourage you to contribute to the survey below whether you are a qualified coach or not. 

Xplorer was spooktacular great fun again this year!

Xplorer is a family friendly navigation challenge that is both educational and fun and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. It involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making that the whole family can enjoy together.

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