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Cothelstone Hill


Sat 23 February, 2019

Near: Kingston St Mary
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Training, Juniors

Another week, another big round grassy hilltop with adjoining woods!

Previously at Cothelstone Hill - review a past JOG there

A junior focussed on her run and not the views, at Cothelstone Hill

A junior focussed on her run and not the views, at Cothelstone Hill
Credit: Jim Pearson

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: at Seven Sisters car park. Space will be limited, so please arrive early

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.

Terrain Description

Open, grazed hill top, surrounded by rough open. Further down the slopes is runnable woodland. There is a decent path network and some clusters of contour and point features.


QO member John Fisher in local news 2014 "Quantock Hill Trees felled to Save Bronze Age Rabbit Warren", at Cothelstone Hill

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Angela Modica

Photo Gallery

John Fisher Coth Hill

John Fisher Coth Hill
Credit: Steve Richardson

Cothelstone Hill

Cothelstone Hill
Credit: Derek Harper

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