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Club clothing

Neil and Jana model the QO top

Be seen in your club colours in the new 2020/21 season!

We have club t-shirts, O-tops and possibly still some jackets, in a range of sizes.

Please let us know if there are any other club clothing items you feel we could be producing e.g. hoodies

Sun 1 Mar Read more…

Orienteering for everyone

Nathans workshop

Workshop review

One of our most successful orienteers, Nathan Fernandes (who was previously a member of QO, now BOK) ran a workshop for ten orienteers interested in providing wheelchair accessible courses.

Judy and Roger Craddock report...

Mon 27 Jan Read more…

Coombe Hill Wood

path towards open area, Combe Hill

Permanent course, temporary closure

For anyone thinking of venturing up there, due to forestry work commencing week beginning 7 October the majority of the Combe Hill Wood permanent course will be closed. The White course will still be available though.

Link to our permanent course information pages

Tue 1 Oct Read more…

The early days of QO

David Parkin, proudly displaying his medals

Recollections by David Parkin

One of QO's first members recalls happenings for him and the club in the formative years.

Tue 5 Feb Read more…

First dibs

Missing in action- dibber 987

Newcomer finds lost SI card

Like finding a needle in a, we're not talking about "that" control on your last course. Rather, what happens when those neat little timing chips we attach to our index fingers go missing during competition (and hopefully not into a pile of brashings)

Sun 18 Nov Read more…

News round up

The Adventure Show

on TV

  • Our sport was the subject of some serious coverage on BBC's the Adventure show recently
  • QO has a new membership secretary
  • Events round-up

Fri 24 Aug Read more…

Publicity attempt

path towards open area, Combe Hill

at Combe Hill

Publicity is difficult enough to obtain for minority sports like ours, which lie largely off the media's radar. The patience of club president Mike Crockett was tested while seeking a mention for the club on Radio Bristol and BBC Somerset recently. Mike reports...

Fri 10 Aug Read more…

Tamar Triple

Braunton Burrows, JK 2010

& news round up

It's just like catching don't see one for a while then two come along at once...opportunities to run at Braunton Burrows have been rare over the years but this Bank Holiday you can run there twice. Also featured:

Wed 16 May Read more…

Retr-O event

St Audries map, 1970

St Audries 1970

To show how far orienteering has developed, Gavin Clegg takes a peak down memory lane to his first ever orienteering event at the same venue we used on Sunday but nearly half a century later

Thu 12 Apr Read more…

Taster session

Come & Try It Flyer

for newcomers, 7 October

Quantock Orienteers are hosting a 'Come and Try It' afternoon at Silk Mills park 'n' ride, Taunton on Saturday 7 October. There'll be plenty of time for our experienced orienteers to take you round a course and show you the ropes. Flyer, Further details

Sat 7 Oct Read more…

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