If you just want a local map you can use the pins below.
If you want a map for another area then use this link to the National site. https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/pocs
Permanent Orienteering Courses (POCs) provide an opportunity for individuals and groups to orienteer at any time. Courses vary in technical difficulty. Some are designed for children and beginners whilst others offer more of a challenge.
If you have not used a permanent course before the recent Youtube video is designed to help you.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRUvSWiDgc8 (opens in separate window)
Please Download instructions on how to make use of a Permanent Orienteering course.
There are also other useful downloads available:
- Adventure Sport for All (Leaflet produced by British Orienteering)
- Forthcoming Events (List of upcoming events due to be put on by Leicestershire Orienteering Club)
- Activity/Club Nights (Details of activity/club nights run by Leicestershire Orienteering Club)
- Control Card (To record your progress around the course)
- Orienteering Map Symbols (To help with interpreting the various symbols on the map)
The map below shows the location of POCs. Please note that some areas have different start points so you should choose the one that suits you best.
You will then be able to print them out on your own printer – quality will depend on your printer and paper used.
Course packs for some areas can also be purchased on site – check opening times and map availability before travelling.
- Brocks Hill, Oadby; Bradgate Park; Foxton Locks Boiler House; The Pavilion, Huncote and Hicks Lodge National Forest Cycle Centre
Use the link to https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/pocs buy maps before visiting, the courses maps will differ from those you buy on site.
Control markers do get damaged or go missing from time to time, here is a list of known problems with markers. When you have visited a POC we would be very interested in hearing about your experience. In particular we would would like to be made aware of any damaged or missing control points. [Fill in feedback form]
Help on using the map below: Clicking on the icon or the name in the list will provide additional details. You can use the normal Google Maps controls to pan and zoom or you can pan using click and drag and zoom using the scroll wheel. You can select whether to show roads or aerial photographs.
Maps available free online Maps packs for sale Maps packs for sale and available online