Plessey Woods – Festive Frolics

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    • Location: Plessey Woods Country Park
    • Starts from: 10:30 am

    Our Christmas Event returns to its traditional home at Plessey Woods

    Update 13/12/21: Late entries acceptable until Friday 17th – see details below..

    The Covid Conditions of Entry apply to this event. Please read through.

    Terrain: Country Park. Mixed woodland, paths, tracks.

    Travel: Follow the Country Park Brown Signs from Junction of the A192 and A1068, South west of Bedlington.
    Bus X21/X22 Haymarket > Regent Centre > Hartford Bridge > Ashington > Newbiggin
    Car Park: Country Park car park. NZ238803 Map
    First hour – Free, up to two hours – £1.60, over two hours – £3.00. Cash or PayByPhone

    Entry: Entries via SIentries now closed. Late entries acceptable by email until Friday 17th December. Email <> giving name, club, age class, course, dibber number or hire request. Please advise if your dibber number is not registered to you.
    Turn up & Go 10:30 -11:30. No timed slots.
    Plessey Challenge mass start 11:00.
    Seniors (M/W21+): £7.00 Juniors (M/W20-): £2.00
    A full refund of entry fees prepaid will be made to anyone who is then unable to participate due to self-isolation.


    • White <0.7 km.)
    • Yellow <1.2 km.)
    • Orange <2.1 km.)
    • Light Green <2.9 km.)
    • Plessey Challenge (5.6 km.) – a mass start head to head race – start 11:00 a.m.

    Map: 1:5000

    Facilities: Toilets. Children’s Play Area.

    Presentations: Please stay for presentation of Plessey Challenge and Club Championship Trophies.

    Planners: Katherine & Hannah Brown
    Organiser: John Crosby & Katherine Brown <>
    Controller: Katherine Brown

    Safety: Orienteering is an adventure sport. Please take care. Risks have been assessed.
    Please bring your own requirement of water.
    Please be aware of dog walkers, small children and other park users.
    Any relevant medical information should be declared at pre entry.

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