Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race
- Postcode: CB24 6AZ *
- Lat,Lng: 52.23691,0.16098
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* 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, go to oentry.uk. Entries open a month before the event date. 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
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.
Short ~ 1km Very easy
Medium ~ 2km Easy
Long ~ 3km Medium
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 oentry.uk (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 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.
Important Event Information
Safety and Risk: A risk assessment is carried out by the organiser in advance of each event, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.
WAOC process entrant information on the basis of legitimate interest to produce competition results, to provide participation and results information to British Orienteering, and we retain details for a period to meet our insurance requirements. Published results may include (but not limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times and age group. Read our data protection page for further information about how we look after your personal information.
In line with the policies of British Orienteering, the organisers of this event request that any person wishing to take photos or videos showing children should register their details with event volunteers before taking any such photos or videos. The event organisers reserve the right to ask people to refrain from taking photos or videos and may, if such warnings are ignored, refer the matter to the police.
Club's use of Images:
We may sometimes publish photographs of event participants in news items or publicity. At events where we have arranged for photography we will advertise this at the event and in advance in the event details.
We aim always to obtain the permissions of parent or responsible adult before we publish any picture showing a junior participant as the main focus. Although we cannot guarantee that an event photographer will not take photographs of any given individual, we will do our best to avoid publishing images of individuals who have told us they do not wish to be photographed.
Read our data protection page for further information about our policy on photography and use of images.