Blandford Milldown Permanent Orienteering Course

Blandford Milldown Permanent course  

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:  
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!)

Download the  Map  (double-sided including the control descriptions)                         Instructions


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!