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Broomfield Hill


Sat 20 October, 2018

Near: Kingston St Mary
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Training, Juniors


If you enjoyed the views last week, hopefully we'll have more of the same on another mild, dry day.

The Fox course this week is a map memory exercise

Broomfield Hill's long horned cattle

Broomfield Hill's long horned cattle
Credit: 'Sarah', Flikr

Pre Event Info

JOG training Series Info

Our Junior Orienteering Group (JOG) runs during term-times holding low-key weekly events aimed at juniors, families and all those looking to improve or to train.

Spring season fixtures

Fixtures in downloadable format

If you'd like to help another improve, or would like more help yourself, then why not buddy up? Read more about our buddying scheme and fill in the questionairre to help us identify your needs.

Series Contacts

Series organisers: Judy & Roger Craddock 01823 323850

Directions / Parking

Parking is on the road alongside the wood to which you are heading.

Parking can be tight, so aim to get there in plenty of time.

Course Information

Cater from beginners through to a good club standard. We call the courses Hare, Squirrel, Badger and Fox and these offer a clear progression in the difficulty level. Fox course incorporates adult training exercises.

Entry Details

£1 per head for everyone (whether a member or not).

You need to join a recognised orienteering club once you have participated at three or more events. This is a requirement of our insurers. Read about joining QO here.

Registration & Start Times

Courses open at 2pm and close at 3pm. Please try to arrive before 2.30pm for your run.

Attractions & facilities nearby

Fyne Court NT is open dawn to dusk, has free admission and toilets and a tea room which is open 10.30 - 15.00.

The Pines cafe at the main crossroads 2.5km to the W of the venue along Enmore Road is open 09.30 - 16.30 for snacks & hot drinks and good views. Toilet facilities for customers.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Chris Hasler 01823 338921

Photo Gallery

Path, to W of Broomfield Hill

Path, to W of Broomfield Hill
Credit: Ken Grainger

Joggers Up A Tree At Broomfield Hill

Joggers Up A Tree At Broomfield Hill

trig point on Broomfield Hill

trig point on Broomfield Hill
Credit: Ken Grainger

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities you need to join British Orienteering (BOF). After this point, you not covered by BOF's public liability insurance and risk invalidating the insurance cover for the entire event. Read more about joining BOF and QO here.

Privacy: when participating in our events/activities your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports. Read our data protection page to see how we look after your personal data.

Photography: QO has an agreed policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser.

Safeguarding: QO is aware of it's responsibilities in safeguarding and child protection. To comply with The Child Safeguarding Practice Review and Relevant Agency (England) Regulations 2018, we now provide an email address for individuals to report concerns to the Lead Safeguarding Officer. This address is