|Terrain||Open parkland with some woodland and contour detail|
|Parking||Westminster Lodge Pay & Display – free for 2 hours, then chargeable. The number of spaces may be limited, so if full, use street parking opposite the entrance to the Park.
Registration and download are based in the Sea Cadet’s Hut which is situated between the swimming pool and the running track.
Please note: Westiminster Lodge is very well signed, so there won’t be any O signage on the main roads. Look for the vertical yellow and blue HH banner as you come to the parking areas past the swimming pool.
|Public Transport||St Albans City rail station is just over a mile away. St Albans Abbey station is adjacent to the park entrance.|
|Courses||For the Youth League, boys and girls compete in classes based on their school year. The relevant courses are detailed on the Youth League Rules page..
Competitors who are not part of the Youth League may enter any course:
White ~ 1.2km (Young Beginners)
Yellow ~ 2.0km (Beginners)
Orange ~ 3.0km (Junior Intermediates & Adult Beginners)
Light Green ~ 3.5km (Adult Intermediates & above)
Blue ~ 6.0km (Experienced Orienteers)
All course lengths are provisional.
|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.
|Punching||Sportident punching will be used.
Dibber hire £1.00. Charge for lost dibbers £30
|Map||1:7500 pre-marked maps for all courses on waterproof paper|
|Facilities||Toilets are available in the Sea Cadets hut and there are also public toilets by the athletics track. The Inn on the Park does snacks, teas, coffees etc.|
|Dogs||Please keep dogs on leads and clear up behind you|
|Safety||Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety.|
|Officials||Planner – Dan Gardner
Organiser – Dave Tookey
Controlling – Simon Errington