Sunday, 8th December 2019

Local event at South Beach, Blyth

Page updated 28/11/19
Downloadable Descriptions
Map Scales
Kite Size

Ideal event for newcomers as well as established orienteers.


Travel:Signed onto the B1329 Links Road at roundabout junction A193/A1061 ~ NZ318795
Bus 308 Newcastle - Blyth
Parking:South Beach Main Car Park (middle area) (NE24 3PL – NZ319794).
Entry: Seniors (M/W21+): £6.00
Juniors (M/W20-): £2.00
Leaders of groups please notify the organiser in advance so that enough maps are
Registration:10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Starts:10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Punching:Pinpunches & full size kites. Dibbers to be used for start/finish timing. Dibber hire £0 ~ Loss charge £20
  • White (1.1 km.)
  • Yellow (2.4 km.)
  • Orange (3.5 km.)
  • Light Green (3.9 km.)
  • Short Green (3.0 km.)
  • Green (4.7 km.)
  • Blue (5.7 km.)
Descriptions:Printed on the map and download here . No loose descriptions on the day.
Map:Scale:1:5000 (White & Yellow) // 1:7500 (other courses) ~ Contours: 2.5 m. Map as two strip sections.
Dogs:Under close control.
Facilities:Public Toilets. Fish & Chips/Ice Cream/Cakes Cafe & Takeaway/ Play area.
Organiser:Bob Richardson ~ bob.r999ATyahoo.co.uk ~ or 07969 304931
Planner:Kari Campbell
Controller:George Hare
Safety:Orienteering is an adventure sport. Please take care of yourself. Risks have been assessed.
Please bring your own requirement of water.