Thorndon South Map extract,
Thorndon South Map extract

Thorndon Park South

Brentwood Essex

Sat 28th Jun 2014

Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Parkland, Woodland

Information updated: 19th Nov



Local event incorporating the 2014 Chigwell and Epping Forest Orienteering Club Championships.

This event is an informal follow-up, especially for those newcomers attending the Introductory event last week.


Location map

Nearest town: Brentwood

Directions / Parking

One mile from M25 J28/A12 junction at the ‘Cricket Field’ car park, off  Weald Road, opposite the junction with Weald Park Way. Grid Ref.  TQ 573940, postcode CM14 5QJ. Essex County Council car parking  charge of £2.50 will apply, "pay & display" (no change given, 5p coins  and above accepted).


Toilets adjacent to car park. Visitor Centre with light refreshments 500m.
Start and Finish within 300-500m of the car park.
Other attractions: Lake with wildfowl, a deer enclosure and a picnic area.

Terrain Description

Terrain is gently contoured and comprises undulating mature woodland, a deer park, lakes, landscaped open and rough open areas.

Registration & Start Times

Registration 10:00 am to 12 noon.
Starts 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Courses close 2.30 pm.

Course Information

A range of colour coded courses: White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Green, Blue and Brown. Courses will be suitable for beginners, improvers  and experienced orienteers. Help and coaching will be available for  beginners/improvers (please ask at Registration). Maps will be overprinted  on waterproof paper or bagged.

Entry Details

Seniors £6 (£2 surcharge for non-British Orienteering members.)
Juniors £2.50.
Electronic punching will be used at this event – SI ‘dibber’ hire fee 50p.
Pairs and groups pay one senior fee only but should take only one map.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Graham Batty
Organiser: Gillian Edgar
Controller: Paul Beckett

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

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