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Buckland Wood


Sun 9 Jan

Near: Taunton
Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race

Still waiting on permissions to use the land...

Forest League 2021/22 Series Info

A local event open to all, beginner or experienced orienteer, young or old and there are colour-coded courses suitable for all.

We have six of these events a year and together they form the Forest League (QOFL). The series starts in the Autumn and continues at approximately one event per month until the spring.

Anyone can get a result for an event, but for it to be included in the league scoring you have to be a member of a British Orienteering affiliated club at the time of entry.

Fixture list

Code of Conduct

Please make sure you have read and comply with the Participant Code Of Conduct and, if applicable, the Parent Code Of Conduct.

Directions / Parking

Start and Finish 2 minutes from car park/registration.

Course Information

Entry Details

Class Pre-entry On the day entry
Senior £8 £9
Senior Novice £3 £4
Junior £3 £4
Group £9 £10
  • Junior - anyone 21 years or younger at the time of the event, regardless of the course they are running.
  • Senior novice - an adult running White or Yellow.
  • Group - all going round a course together, two maps provided.

An SI dibber can be hired for £1. Failure to return it will incur the cost of a replacement (£30).

Please note that if you enter on the day you run the risk that we have run out of maps for your preferred course.

Please consider buying a pack of pre-entry credits in advance. This costs you the same but saves the club a lot in credit card fees.

Buy Credits

Registration & Start Times

Start opens1100
Start closes1300
Courses close1500

Helpers can start from 1045 - remember to get your discount code from your team leader before entering.

Safety Rules

leg coveringyes
waterproofsdepends on weather
U16 accompanied by responsible adultno

Photo Gallery

Tower In Trees, Ruggin Nature Reserve

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

Buckland Wood

Buckland Wood

Cottage by Quants gate

Cottage by Quants gate
Credit: NChipchase ccbysa2.0

Pete & Angela warming up at Quants

Pete & Angela warming up at Quants
Credit: Vikki P

Rusty old fence, Ruggin nature reserve

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

Tunnel, Ruggin Nature Reserve

Tunnel, 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. All participants must report to download whether they finish their course or not.

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