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Ham Hill


Wed 24 July, 2019

Near: Yeovil
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Juniors

This is a special introductory orienteering event, taking place at Ham Hill Country Park. It will be low key and use the Permanent Orienteering Course (POC) there.

Printable details

Standing stones at Ham Hill

Standing stones at Ham Hill

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

The event centre will be the Ham Hill Ranger Station, at Grid Reference ST 478168, Postcode: TA14 6RW

Course Information

Suitable for all ages – children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult, and children under 16 should participate in pairs.

The short courses will be suitable for younger newcomers as well as older children.

Entry Details

There is no charge.

Registration & Start Times

The event will take place from 10am to 12noon (last start 11.30am) and from 2pm to 4pm (last start 3.30pm).

Terrain Description

Country park with quarried hill top, steep sides and adjoining wood and fields

No equipment is needed. Just wear shoes and clothing suitable for walking and exploring the country park.

Contacts / Officials

Organisers: South Somerset District Council

Supported by: Quantock Orienteers

Photo Gallery

Ham Hill View From

Ham Hill View From
Credit: Eugene Birchall

Old quarry spoil heaps, Ham Hill

Old quarry spoil heaps, Ham Hill
Credit: Jim Champion

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.

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