Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend 2018

Scottish Orienteering is pleased to be part of the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend 11th-13th May, with orienteering in Glenmore Forest and Linn of Dee. A perfect opportunity to encourage friends and family to try out orienteering - it's fun, informal, and a great way to explore the heart of the Cairngorms National Park!

12th Apr 18

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Scottish Orienteering is pleased to support the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend, with orienteering in Glenmore Forest and Linn of Dee. There is a packed programme with all sorts of activities across the Cairngorms. 

In Glenmore, there are three opportunities to try orienteering:

  • Beginners' introductory sessions on Saturday 12th May between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, where qualified coaches will show you the basics in an informal setting. If possible please book before lunchtime on Friday 11th May using this link but don’t worry if you miss this deadline as there will be some spare maps available. £1.50 per person; payment on arrival.
  • Collect a map from Glenmore Visitor Centre or Glenmore Lodge and go orienteering in your own time! The forests and views around Glenmore are beautiful and this guarantees you see some hidden bits! £2.50 per map.
  • Try out a brand new 'virtual' orienteering course around Glenmore Lodge with a smartphone app. Pick up instructions and map for £2.50 from Glenmore Lodge reception.

At Linn of Dee, Mar Orienteering Club (MAROC) are launching a new orienteering course  on Saturday 12th May between 10:30 am and 3:30 pm - pop along and give it a try! More details at:

We look forward to meeting you soon.

Photo of authorPosted on 12th Apr 18
by Sarah Hobbs