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About Us

Dartford Orienteers is a thriving orienteering club based in North West Kent and South East London covering Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Dartford, Gravesend, Greenwich, Hackney, Lewisham, Medway and Seve… more

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Orienteering is an extremely friendly sport and this helps newcomers learn navigation skills outside of formal coaching sessions. Even if you are not a member we will give you enough help to get you s… more

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Calendar of Major Events

Here is a list of major events of interest coming up in the next few months.… more

Club Newsletter

We are delighted to announce that Dartboard (the club newsletter) is back, with Luke Bennett as editor. Here is the latest edition (August/September 2023). Previous editions below: June 2023 May 2023 … more

About Orienteering

The worldwide sport of Orienteering originated in Scandinavia over 100 years ago and was introduced to the UK by a Swede called Jan Kjellstrom in the mid 1960's. It is an adventure sport where you use… more

Go Orienteering

There are many ways to enjoy the sport of orienteering. Competitive events from small local ones to large (2000 people+) national/international ones.Virtual (smartphone/watch) courses, where the contr… more

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There are a number of Junior specific events, both locally and nationally. We also have close relationships with schools and have a specific Schools section on the website.… more

Orienteering Links

The following list of useful links covers clubs, associations and other aspects of orienteering.… more

Ashdown Forest

This page brings together the orienteering events that are planned to take place on parts of Ashdown Forest over the forthcoming period, with the kind permission of the Conservators of Ashdown Forest.… more

Kent Junior Orienteering Festival

The Kent Junior Orienteering Festival (previously Kent Junior Orienteering Championships) is held annually during the summer. Its organisation is shared between the two orienteering clubs serving Kent… more

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Organisers and Planners

This section contains links to documents and resources to help event organisers and planners. The documents have been divided up into categories - see below or to the right.… more

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