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Buckland Wood

Training 6

Thu 24 May, 2018

Near: Taunton
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Coaching, Training

Coinciding with World Orienteering Day

Pre Event Info

Summer training Series Info

A series of 90 minute long evening training sessions run by our club coaches, held near Taunton and the Blackdown Hills.

Whatever your age or experience you will be very welcome. We are especially keen for our more experienced orienteers to come as they can help by sharing their skills.

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.

Link to article, programme and downloadable information

Series Contacts

Series organisers: Judy & Roger Craddock 01823 323850

Lead coach: Tess Stone

Organiser & Assistant coach: Vikki Page

Directions / Parking

Alongside road near forest gate or inside the gate in a compact parking area (if someone brings the key!)

Entry Details

£1 for members

£1.50 for non members

Please complete the registration form found via the link:

Registration form

Please do this for each person attending the training sessions, in advance of your first session.

This form covers the whole series, so you only need to fill it in once.

Registration & Start Times

The training session runs between 18.30 and 20.00 (there is no registration or start times as such).

Terrain Description

Partially runnable woodland descending from a steepish scarp slope, with open areas, a good variation of line features and a limited network of paths.

Routegadget (from 2016)

Photo Gallery

Buckland Wood Road Alongside By Simon Beck

Buckland Wood Road Alongside By Simon Beck

Rusty old fence, Ruggin nature reserve

Rusty old fence, Ruggin nature reserve
Credit: NChipchase ccbysa2.0

Cottage by Quants gate

Cottage by Quants gate
Credit: NChipchase ccbysa2.0

Tower In Trees, Ruggin Nature Reserve

Tower In Trees, Ruggin Nature Reserve
Credit: NChipchase ccbysa2.0

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 and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering, then not only are you not covered by our public liability insurance but you risk invalidating the insurance for any specific event.

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.