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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Park-OMilton Country ParkSat 18 September, 2021

Near: Cambridge
Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race



Thank you to everyone who came to our first Park-O of the 2021-2022 school year. The weather was baking unlike last time we were at Milton CP! Apologies to those affected later on by control 214 (no. 13 on the Long course) being stolen, we have made that leg optional. The Long course was particularly challenging today; Caroline did a great job at finding new places in an area a lot of us know so well.

This was our first Park-O since COVID where we had entry on the day which was popular and seemed to work well. Having said that, thank you to all the entrants who pre-entered - this makes our lives easier and is less error-prone. We look forward to seeing you at Lammas Land next month.

Pre Event Info

Location Info

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.

A fun orienteering event aimed at juniors and inexperienced adults in beautiful Milton Country Park. Starts will run between 1pm and 3pm.

To book a pre-entry, and ensure your run, go to Entries are open now. We will also accept entry on the day.

Park-O Series Info

Our Park-O events are an easy way for juniors and adults to try orienteering. Based in parks around Cambridge, each Park-O takes place on a Saturday afternoon 1pm-3pm once a month during the school year.

What happens at Park-O? Click here to find out

Park-O How-to Guide

Read more about this series

Directions / Parking

Milton Country Park, Milton, near Cambridge.  Postcode for Sat Nav: CB24 6AZ  

From the A14: Take junction 33 signed Milton/ A10.  Take the Milton exit from the A10/A14 roundabout down into the village. At the Tesco roundabout turn right to drive through a small industrial estate.  The car park entrance can be found at the end of this road.  We will be near the café.

Course Information

Courses available

Short     ~ 1km Very easy 

Medium ~ 2km Easy 

Long      ~ 3km Medium

Entry Details

For entry fees, See Park-O page.

In order to ensure an entry, you should pre-register to take part in this event, which you can do at WAOC entries at (Entries open one month before the event). You will be allocated a hire dibber, if you do not have one. No payment is required until you turn up for the event.

We can now also accept entries on the day!

If you haven't been before, please read the information on our Park-O page so that you know what to do - we will have officials around to help if needed. Please bring a credit or debit card for cashless payment.

Registration and Start Times

Starts will operate between 1pm and 3pm.

Please note that courses close at 3:30pm. If you wish to do the long course, you need to start by 2:30pm, unless you have sufficient experience that you will be able to finish before 3:30pm.

Terrain and map details

Course maps will be A4 sized, printed on waterproof paper.


There is a Café at the visitor centre. Toilets are available near the car park. You must pay the normal car parking charge if using the car park.

Guidance for beginners available from Registration. First Aid will be located at Download.