British Orienteering is the National Governing Body of the sport of Orienteering. Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and the body.

The aim is to navigate in sequence between control points marked on a unique orienteering map and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace.

Orienteering can take place anywhere from remote forest and countryside to urban parks and school playgrounds.  It's a great sport for runners, joggers and walkers who want to improve their navigation skills or for anyone who loves the outdoors. Orienteering - The adventure sport for all.


Local fixtures happen on a regular basis. You can find details here or by looking at your local clubs website: 

Border Liners

West Cumberland Orienteering Club (WCOC)

Lakeland Orienteering Club (LOC)

Warrior Orienteering Club (WAROC) 


Orienteering in your area

There are 8 opportunities listed on the Activity Finder. To view local opportunities please select your local area.


Craig Anthony

Head of Development

British Orienteering

Mob: 07342 882530

Off: 01629 583037

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