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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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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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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

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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

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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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. We are pleased to be hostin… more

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This section of Dartford Orienteers website has been provided to assist you in introducing and developing orienteering in your school. It will be added to as new material is developed.