Blandford Milldown Permanent course - opens 1st April 2023 at 11am
The Information board & start/finish is in the Milldown Car Park, Whitecliff Mill Hill , Blandford DT11 7SH.
You can borrow a map from the Whitecliff Surgery, Information Centre or Blandford Library all during opening hours, or preferably, download and print your own from the link below. If you have a smartphone, the course uses the MapRun app (download from your usual App store or direct from: maprunners.weebly.com. MapRun6 or the newly arrived MapRun7 are both suitable)
If you are not using a smartphone, use paper & pencil to write down the markers as you find them!
Detailed instructions for the app & the courses can be downloaded below.
There are 3 courses:
Accessible/Short course: (2.0km All controls on or by surfaced paths, but some slopes)
Long course: (4.3km includes some unsurfaced trails, slopes & roads to cross)
Score course: (Find all 21 controls in ANY order - you plan the quickest route!)
We acknowledge support for this second Blandford permanent orienteering course from Public Heath Dorset, Blandford Forum Town Council, the Blandford Group Practice & Dorset Council Rangers in establishing this facility. Also thanks again to David Cowgill for his detailed local knowledge!