Category: Archived Events

  • Ventnor Downs Event: 24th March 2024

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their orienteering event at Ventnor Downs on 24th March 2024. Follow orienteering signs from Down Lane junction in Upper Ventnor. Please note that dogs are to be strictly kept on leads! Due to ground nesting birds season (1/3/24 – 31/7/24) Location: Ventnor Downs, Ventnor, Isle of WightDate: Sunday 24/03/2024Registration: 10:00 […]

  • Golden Hill Country Park – 11th February 2024

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their orienteering event at Golden Hill Country Park on Sunday 11th February 2024. Location: Golden Hill Country Park, Freshwater, Isle of WightDate: Sunday 11/02/2024Registration: 10:00 – 12:00Starts: 10:30 – 12:00Grid Reference: Parking & registration signed from entrance to Golden Hill – Hill Lane, Solent Hill Junction.Courses: Yellow, Orange & Green […]

  • Borthwood Copse Christmas Event – 17th December 2023

    RESULTS: > View the Borthwood Christmas event results. Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D Christmas orienteering event at Borthwood Copse on Sunday 17th December 2023. Parking is at Queen Bower Dairy (SZ567845) and there are 2 score courses on offer: find as many controls as you can in the allotted time. If you […]

  • NEW DATE & ROAD CLOSURE/ACCESS Firestone Copse – 12th November 2023

    UPDATE 11th NOVEMBER ROAD ACCESS: As of Saturday afternoon Firestone Copse is accessible from both ends. Hopefully this is still the case on Sunday morning. We apologise if this is not so and you have to U-turn and approach from the other end, Wight Fibre have been vague about which end to gain entry! UPDATE […]

  • St. Catherine’s Down – 17th September 2023

    Location: St. Catherine’s Down, nr. Niton, Isle of WightDate: Sunday 14/09/2023Registration: 10:00 – 12:00Starts: 10:30 – 12:00Grid Reference: Parking Blackgang viewpoint carpark, signed from Blackgang roundabout (SZ492772)Courses: 2 Score courses.Cost: British Orienteering adult members £3.00, adult non-members £5.00, family group £6.00, Juniors £1.00.Other: Dogs to be kept on leadsOrganiser: Peter BartlettCourses close 2pm.This event takes place […]

  • Shorwell Quiz Walk 1st July 2023

    Wight Orienteers are holding the annual quiz walk at Shorwell on Saturday evening 1st July 2023. This is a popular fun event for all the family to take part in. Using a specially drawn map and quiz sheet with straight, observational, cryptic and devious clues (to baffle and amuse); find your way around the course, […]

  • Golden Hill Country Park – Thursday 8th June 2023

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their orienteering event at Golden Hill Country Park on Thursday evening 8th June 2023 at 17:30hrs. This event is part of the Isle of Wight Festival of Running. Location: Golden Hill Country Park, Freshwater, Isle of WightDate: Thursday 8/06/2023Registration: 1700-1900Starts: 1730-1900Grid Reference/ Parking Area:Parking at main Golden Hill car park, […]

  • Brook And Compton Down – 21st May 2023

    Wight Orienteers invite you to their Level D orienteering event at Brook and Compton Downs on 21st May 2023. Follow orienteering signs from the Military Road entrance to Compton Farm. Location: Brook and Compton Downs, Isle of WightDate: Sunday 21/05/2023Registration: 10:00 – 12:00Starts: 10:30 – 12:00Parking: Parking at Compton Farm Camp Site With kind permission […]

  • Mottistone Event 16th April 2023: message from club chairman

    Hi Everyone, this is just a quick reminder of next orienteering event to be held at Mottistone Common, The Longstone & Mottistone Downs on Sunday 16th April.It was great to see so many of you at Ian’s event in Firestone Copse last month & hope you can all make it to Trevor’s forthcoming event next […]

  • Mottistone Common and Down 16th April 2023

    Location: Mottistone Common – nr. Brighstone, Isle of WightDate: Sunday 16/04/2023Registration: 10:00 – 12:00Starts: 10:30 – 12:00Grid Reference/ Parking Area:Parking at main National Trust car park, Mottistone (SZ405838)Courses: Colour Coded With Longer Courses Using Mottistone Down. With lovely Views. Yellow, Orange, Long Orange, Green, Blue Other: Dogs to be kept on leadsCost: British Orienteering adult […]