Highwoods Country ParkSun 19 Jun

Regional Colour Coded inc ESSOL

Regional level event

Explanation of Event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Terrain type: Woodland


Last updated: Fri 24 June, 2022


Regional colour coded event incorporating ESSOL

Location Info

Near: Colchester
Lat,Lng: 51.91475,0.91774
Postcode: CO4 9PU

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Directions / Parking

Free parking is available at Leisureworld Highwoods which is situated in the grounds of The Gilberd School. There will be other site users so please show them consideration

Map / Terrain

Some woodland with areas of managed coppice and open land

1:10,000 Contour interval 5m

Course Information

Provisional courses subject to controlling

White 1.3km 20m 9c

Yellow 2.1km 30m 10c

Orange 2.9km 30m 10c

Light Green 3.4km 60m 12c

Short Green 4.0km 70m 10c

Green 5.1km 60m 13c

Blue 8.6km 90m 20c

Entry Details

Online registration via Racesignup

£10 seniors (£8 members of British Orienteering),

£3 juniors (under 21) and students.

SI card (dibber) hire £1.

Registration and Start times

Online registration closes Thursday 16th June midnight.

Very limited EOD. Will depend of availability of spare maps. 10.00-12.20

First start 10.30, last start 12.30

Courses close14.30. You must report to Download by then


There is free parking and toilets at our assembly point which is Leisureworld Highwoods

Dog restrictions

Dogs on lead allowed in the Country Park but not in the assembly area

Contacts / Officials

Organiser; Julie Laver julieannlaver@btinternet.com 07923656976

Planners; Rachel and Doug McTurk

Controller; Michael Bickle (WAOC)

Nearest A&E Hospital

Colchester General, Turner Road CO4 5JL 01206 747474
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Safety Notes

There is an 800m approx. walk from assembly to start which involves an unmarshalled road crossing. Under 16's MUST be accompanied by and adult (18+)

Care should be taken crossing the road


This is the last ESSOL event of the season . There will be a presentation of Medals etc once competitors have returned