Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass.
The aim is to navigate between a set of control points and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, and you can run, walk or jog round the course and progress at your own pace.

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About Us

Devon Orienteering Club seeks to encourage and promote the sport of orienteering in and around the County of Devon.
Come along to an event and give it a try! All children and adults are welcome to attend Devon events and, in due course, to join the club.

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Event on Sat 27 Apr Haldon Forest Country Park 1
Club Training

Part of a series of “training activities” to give individuals the chance to improve their Orienteering through either coaching or through regular practice. 

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JK 2024Devon at 'International Festival of Orienteering'

Martin Jemma and Adam on day 2

One of the calendar's big weekends in the Midlands saw plenty of Devon members make the journey, and particular successes for Lucy Walker, 2nd place on W21E, Tom Lillicrap, 2nd place on  M75L, and Mike Wimpenny for 4th place on M75L.

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Activity Dates Spring & Summer 2024Training and Maprun

Devon Orienteering Club are going to run a series of “training activities” from the end of April to give individuals the chance to improve their Orienteering through either coaching or through regular practice. At this stage we are mainly on Saturday mornings from 1000 to 1230 with the venues close to the A38 corridor. These are open to both club members and also others who are interested in Orienteering… they might then choose to join.

Tue 26 MarRead more…

Events Programme - Spring 2024

We are having to make some adjustments to our event programme for April and May, so please do check our website and Racesignup for details. We will soon have details of the upcoming events and a series of activities which will also provide good training opportunities for all levels.

Sun 24 Mar

Fernworthy VideoHayleigh Wyle Smith

Fernworthy Video screenshot

Here is another great video from Hayleigh with 'The Wyled Ones' running the brown course at Fernworthy. I missed the event myself, but this reminded me what a tough area it is. Well done! 
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Tue 19 Mar

Mutters Moor VideoHayleigh Wyle Smith

Here is an excellent video from Hayleigh of 'The Wyled Ones' running the brown course at Mutters Moor!

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