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Castle Neroche

Training 13

Thu 19 Jul

Near: Staple Fitzpaine
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Coaching, Training

End of season special session, with a relay followed by a barbeque!

Read the message from our coach Tess

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

We're using the public car park adjacent to the flat area and ramparts at the top.

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

Mostly runnable woodland, with quite complex array of earth banks, ditches and streams surrounding a steep side fort.

Routegadget (from 2016)

Photo Gallery

Castle Neroche Top

Castle Neroche Top

Castle Neroche ramparts

Castle Neroche ramparts
Credit: Simon Beck

Training 17 3 Neroche Path

Training 17 3 Neroche Path

Earthbank at Neroche

Earthbank at Neroche
Credit: The Pages

Important Event Information

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