With two Orienteering courses at Avon Tyrrell, orienteering will introduce some practical map reading skills so you can locate various points within the grounds.

Orienteering is a great way to explore the grounds and discover new things. You will need to interpret your map and communicate well together to make decisions in order to find all points as quickly as possible.

You will receive a self-guided Orienteering pack which includes; a briefing sheet for teachers and leaders to help you explain Orienteering to your group, a timing sheet to allow you to log teams in and out, 10 blank answer sheets, 10 blank maps and of course a master answer sheet.

Course: Avoids all ponds and lakes and takes place around inside the grounds at Avon Tyrrell.

Duration: Approx. 40 minutes

Ratios: Maximum of 32

Groups running at one time: 4


  • Comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting dirty
  • Closed toe shoes must be worn on all activities.

Accessible:  Our site depending on recent weather conditions can have large sections of uneven/muddy ground, discussion beforehand can help establish whether individual needs can be accommodated using either our Boma or bubble chair.

Extras: Good Introductory Activity / Exploration Activity

School Packages
School Packages

Get the best deal on your school residentials with our all inclusive activity packages. With different tiers focusing on environment, discovery and adventure you can create the package that fits your aims and objectives.

Book a Lodge break

Book a stay in one of our 7 lodges and enjoy a short break in the New Forest. Perfect for families and friends or larger groups we have 6, 12 and 14 berth lodges available, all with Wi-Fi, making Avon Tyrrell a great base for you to go out and explore.

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