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Orienteering in the area??


Veteran (100+ posts)
Im looking for an activity center where the girls can go orienteering close to the unit. preferably with accomodation to combine it with a sleepover.

Anybody know of anywhere local? Iv emailed Burrs Park in Bury. so waiting for a rough price from there. Would need an instructor as im useless at these things.

We've done an orienteering type thing in Nuttal Park, the park wardens/ranger service helped to organise a district activity day, the rainbows and brownies had seperate activities from the guides.

Have you thought about trying geocaching instead of orienteering? much more fun than orienteering and I know that there are quite a few caches hidden in Burrs Park. Visit the website www.geocaching.com to find out more.



Veteran (100+ posts)
this website is fantastic there are two in the park next to meeting place soo would be great to split up into two groups thank you very much will add this to one of our meeting n the summer term :D
you'll ideally need a gps (hand held gizmo) to locate the caches, however there is an iphone app which you can download - the full version you have to pay for but there is a 'lite' version which is free and shows the nearest three caches to your location.

BTW there's been some caches placed at Waddow if you're ever up there - I'm planning to do them at the weekend.