Wessex Galoppen 2017

Location Info

Event Details

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Directions and Parking

Parking will be in Holmsley Campsite at Grid Ref SZ214992. Signed from Burley and A35.


Toilets in Campsite car park.

Terrain Description


An area of the New Forest not used fer several years. Mixture of typical New Forest enclosure (only used by some courses) with open heathland, intricate areas of gorse and plenty of gullies to keep you on your toes. Longer courses will cross to Dur Hill which has been opened up after extensive clearing giving some very runnable areas.


1:10,000 with 5m contours, A3 size updated 2016/2017. Control descriptions will be printed on the map and loose control descriptions will be available.

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 10:00 to 12noon

Starts           from 10:30 to 12:30pm

Courses close at  2.30pm

Course Information



Click for an explanation of colour courses from British Orienteering.

Entry Details

Entries via fabian4 https://www.fabian4.co.uk/step1/ContactDetails.aspx?EventID=1635 until February 5th OR
Email the organiser [email protected] until February 10th to reserve a map. Entry on the day until maps last.

Seniors         £10.00 (non-British Orienteering members £12.00)

Juniors         £4.00

The event will use SI timing. SI dibber hire £1.00

Contacts / Officials

Enquiries to:    [email protected]

Planner:           [email protected] (WSX)

Organiser:       [email protected] (WSX)

Dogs allowed?

Allowed but to be kept under strict control.

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Privacy: when entering our events your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports.

Last updated on Sun, 12th February 2017, 20:39 by Tim Houlder