Killerton Park (National Trust) Score Event
One Hour Score Event
Sun 10 Jan 2016
Info updated: 25th Jan
Type of event: Local-(D)
Type of terrain: Parkland
Organiser's Comments: The day went well and the weather was kind and mild for us. We had quite a few familes to this score event, some of whom are fairly new to orienteering. This type of event lends itself to family groups as well as the more experienced, with two standards of score to run. My thanks go to everyone who helped, particularly Matt and Roger for their respective officials' roles.
Now on to the next event at Hound Tor on Sunday 14th February. Tim Gent
Pre Event Information
Two courses will be available: An easy 1 hour score event and a more technical 1 hour score.
Nearest town: Exeter
- Grid Ref: SX977001
- Postcode: EX5 3LE
- Latitude: 50.79141
- Longitude: -3.45358
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Directions / Parking
Parking in Killerton National Trust car park.
Follow brown signs to Killerton National Trust property.
Competitors to pass through National Trust visitor reception to scan National Trust cards . Say you are attending Devon orienteering club event so you don't have to pay for entry . Go though archway , turn right , follow path , turn right up hill to find registration opposite chapel . Start and finish in same location .
Registration & Start Times
Registration: 10.00 am -11.00am
Starts: 11.00am -11.30am
Courses close: 12.45pm
Easy 1 hour score event
More technical 1 hour score event
Recent tree felling has resulted in log stacks . DO NOT CLIMB ON THESE LOG STACKS
Also be aware of mountain bikers and dog walkers in park.
Explanation of colour courses
- White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
- Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
- Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
- Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
- Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
- Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
- Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
- Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.
Entry on day only.
Dibber hire £1
Contacts / Officials
Organiser: Tim Gent 07735541751
Planner: Matt Atkins
Risk Reviewer: Roger Green
Safety and Risk
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