Cookworthy ForestSun 10 Dec

Level C DL4

Regional level event

What does this mean?

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. Virtual events are where there are no physical controls being used. Your presence at a control is registered using an App on your mobile phone, normally the free MapRun6 App.

Terrain type: Forest

Last updated: Mon 20 November, 2023


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Location Info

Near: Holsworthy
Lat,Lng: 50.79035,-4.24873
OS Grid Ref: SS415013
Postcode: EX22 7YH
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Directions / Parking

Between Okehampton and Holsworthy, near to Halwill Junction at SS415013, EX21 5UU

Signed from the A3079 2.5km NW of Halwill Junction. Parking is on forest tracks (no charge).

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Large, mainly coniferous forest situated in peaceful gently rolling countryside. Has been used for major events in the past including JK2010 (largest event in the British orienteering calendar) and Tamar Triple 2006.

Map scale: 1:10,000

Course Information

Brown: 7.5km, 100m climb

Blue: 5.0km, 80m climb

Green: 3.5km. 40m climb

Short Green: 2.7km, 30m climb

Light Green: 2.6km, 40m climb

Orange: 2.4km, 25m climb

Yellow: 2.0km, 20m climb

(terrain unsuitable for White).

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Entry Details

Pre-entry online is preferred via:

Racesignup link

Entry on the day possible, subject to map availability.

Entry details:

Adults - £10

Junior, under 21, and full-time students over 21 - £3

Adults doing yellow, orange or light green - £5

Junior, accompanied by an adult/s - £3

Family group orienteering together - £6 (Adult/s and 2 or more juniors, 2 maps)

One adult and one junior, orienteering individually - £13

One adult and 2 or more juniors, all orienteering individually - £16

Two adults and 2 or more juniors, all orienteering individually - £20

Dibber hire £1

Extra map £1

SI is being used for this event, SIAC enabled.

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Registration and Start times

Registration: 10:00 – 12:15

Starts: 10:30 – 12:30

Courses close: 14:30

Start and Finish adjacent to assembly area.


First Aid and Toilets will be provided

Dog restrictions

Allowed in assembly area on leads. No dogs on courses.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Graham Pring Tel 07826 545799 or email hidden; JavaScript is required

Planner: Guy Balmer

Controller: Will Hancock KERNO

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