Shorne Woods Country ParkSat 18 Jun

Shorne Woods CP
Shorne Woods CP

Kent Orienteering League

Local level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships. Virtual events are where there are no physical controls being used. Your presence at a control is registered using an App on your mobile phone, normally the free MapRun6 App.

Terrain type: Parkland & Woodland


Results and splits


Last updated: Mon 27 June, 2022


Beautiful woodland with mainly deciduous trees, an attractive lake, some areas of open and lots of brown features.

This is the last of the 10 events in the Kent Orienteering League season for 2021/22. Prize giving will be at around 1:45pm. There will be shields for the winners of each class and medals for 2nd and 3rd.

Control Descriptions (for printing)

Location Info

Near: Gravesend
Lat,Lng: 51.40383,0.41876
OS Grid Ref: TQ685700
Postcode: DA12 3HX
What3Words: ///worth.soon.actors

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Directions / Parking

The event centre is at Shorne Woods Country Park, Brewers Road, Shorne DA12 3HX very close to the A2. Follow the Brown tourist signs to the Country Park.

The event centre, start, finish and download are close to the main car park within the Country Park. Look for the tall blue DFOK sail banner not far from the entrance to the Visitor Centre on the eastern side of the main building.

Pre-event Details

Course Information

Yellow 2.0km

Controls (checkpoints) are very easy to find, mostly on paths, ideal for younger children and complete beginners.

Orange 3.0km

Controls are on or near paths with some route choice. Good for progressing juniors and adults who are reasonably confident reading a map.

Green 4.5km

Controls are away from paths giving more navigational challenge. Suitable for those with some experience.

Blue 6.5km

As technically as hard as we can make it; for experienced orienteers.


21 controls. Visit as many controls as you can in an hour in any order. 7 easy controls numbered in the 60's, 7 moderate difficulty numbered in the 70's and 7 more difficult numbered in the 80's

All course lengths are approximate currently and will be as measured in straight lines. Actual distance travelled will be greater.

Entry Details

There are two Senior and Junior fees noted above. The lower one is for members of British Orienteering. You do not have to be a member to participate and we welcome newcomers.


Senior: £5.00/£7.00

Senior Chip hire: £1.00

Junior: £2.00/£3.00

Junior Chip hire: £1.00

Groups participating together (one entry)

Entry Fee: £10.00

Entry Fee Chip hire: £1.00

Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.

Registration and Start times

Registration via racesignup only in advance.
Entries close at midnight on June 16th.

Start times: 1100 - 1230


There are refreshments and toilets at the event centre.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Andrew Evans

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Prize giving

This is the last of the 10 events on the Kent Orienteering League season for 2021/22. Prize giving will be at around 1:45pm. There will be shields for the winners of each class and medals for 2nd and 3rd.

See the Saxons Orienteering club website for the Kent Orienteering League results so far

There are shields/medals for the following.categories

Blue Men and Blue Women

Green Men, Green Women, Green Boys, Green Girls

Orange Boys, Orange Girls

Yellow Boys, Yellow Girls

Score Course (one set for all participants)

Eligibility is to have completed at least 3 events in the medal category