Ellenbrook * CHANGED VENUE *
|Terrain||Open land, much of it now becoming overgrown, with some woodland and contour detail. Little remains of the old airfield.|
|Parking||Main car park of the de Havilland site of the University of Hertfordshire. Enter Mosquito Way from the roundabout / traffic lights on the A1057, turn left at the first roundabout and follow the signs. Please note the carpark is shared with leisure centre users.
Registration will be off Albatross Way directly opposite Club de Havilland (postcode AL10 9EU) at the western end of the carpark.
|Public Transport||Hatfield railway station ~2km away, bus station 900m, several buses between Hatfield and St Albans pass within 300m of assembly: search on http://www.intalink.org.uk/timetables/ for Ellenbrook, either stop S or T.|
|Courses||Yellow ~ 2.7km (Beginners)
Orange ~ 3.5km (Junior Intermediates & Adult Beginners)
Light Green ~ 3.9km (Adult Intermediates & above)
Blue ~ 6.2km (Experienced Orienteers)
All course lengths are provisional. Climb is negligible.
|Starts||Register from 09:45 to 11:30 or visit http://sat.maptypes.org to reserve map/dibber.
Starts from 10:00 – 11:30. Courses close at 12:30
|Fees||Non-HH members: Adults £5, Juniors £2
HH members: Adults £3, Juniors £FREE.
Adults accompanying juniors are free. Extra maps £1.
|Punching||Sportident punching will be used.
Dibber hire £1.00. Charge for lost dibbers £30
|Map||1:7500 pre-marked maps for all courses|
|Facilities||Toilets and light refreshments in Hertfordshire Sports Village and (from 11:00 am) in Club de Havilland – no spiked or muddy shoes allowed in the buildings.|
|Dogs||Please keep dogs on leads and clear up behind you.|
|Safety||Courses are planned to avoid ponds, some of which are deep, and to cross the main stream by bridges.
Cattle may be grazing in some areas. Junior courses avoid these where possible. Marshals will be present in the cattle enclosures. Please be considerate of other park users.Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety.