(1/4) Nuttall Park - Spring Series, Feb 24 2018

Date of event: Sat 24th Feb 18
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Ramsbottom

Spring Series event 1 of 4.

Nuttall Park, on the banks of the River Irwell, is half parkland and half woodland.  It is a great place to learn the basics of orienteering.  For more experienced orienteers, the fringes of the park offer more technical terrain.

For beginners we offer coaching support to get you started.  If time permits, you can try more than one course.

events location

Location & Directions

Turn on to Nuttall Hall Road at the sharp bend on Bury New Road. Take care entering and exiting here.
Park in the public car park at the bottom of the hill on your right. Pay at the meter.

Nearest town: Ramsbottom
Grid Ref: SD797163
Postcode: BL0 9LU
Latitude: 53.64285
Longitude: -2.30967
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Course information

Course offer:
Course: Length: Climb: Notes
White 1.0k to 1.9k TBA Very easy
Yellow 2.0k to 2.9k TBA Easy
Orange 2.5k to 3.5k TBA Moderate
Light Green 3.0k to 4.0k TBA Hard

The access road (not a through road) and car park are part of the competition area.  Competitors using these areas should be aware of traffic movements.


Event Registration/Starts from 10:00 till 11:30
Introductory sessions 10:30 till 12.00
Courses close at 13:00

Entry Details

Adults £5.00, Juniors £2.00
Dibber hire £1.00, but £40.00 if lost.


Planner: Mary Barton-Marshall PFO
Organiser: George Crawford-Smith PFO
Controller: Jim Mitchell PFO
Contact: For general enquiries -

Info for dog owners

No dogs on courses.  You may exercise your dog responsibly after the event.


On site cafe.  Toilets.

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.

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Posted by George Crawford-Smith