Bellwood Level D

Sun 10th Sep 2017

Type of event: Local-(D)
Type of terrain: Woodland
Info updated: 12th Sep


Local event at Bellwood near Aboyne. Suitable for beginners. Limited range of courses.

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Nearest town: Aboyne

Pre Event Info

Registration open: 10:30
Course starts: 11:00 - 12:30
Courses close: 14:00

Club coaches will be available in the car park at 10:45 to meet newcomers and accompany to registration.

Registration will be in the NE corner of Bellwood at grid reference NO 554 984 which is a 10-15 minute walk from the car park. Please do not walk past the visitor centre and arena. Go back out of the car park entrance and follow the "Private Road" past the isolation unit, and then turn right onto the track towards Bellwood. 
Start and Finish are both within 200m of registration.

Additional Safety Note:

WHW have asked us to remind everyone to be careful of, and give way to, horses and riders. Do not disturb horses in fields, and please no running or cycling in the car park or approaches to Bellwood.


White (TD1) 1.2 km

Yellow (TD2) 2.3 km

Medium (TD3/4) 3.2km

Long (TD5) 5.5km


Adults £5

Children £2.50

Directions / Parking

The event will be signed from the A93, 1 mile west of the junction with minor road to Lumphanan. Follow signs to WHW Belwade Farm.

Parking is at the Belwade Farm Horse Welfare centre car park. Please park at the top end of the car park by the bus bays, and where possible please double/triple park in the bus bays to leave as much of the car park free for other visitors to the farm. You may be directed to an overflow car park rather than the main car park, please follow signs and instructions.

Dogs allowed?

Please keep dogs on a lead in and about Belwade Farm

Contacts / Officials

Organiser / planners: Alan Bennett / Katja Neumann / Scott Newey

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.
Participants in orienteering should be aware of the risk of tick bites - more information here.

SPORTident timing will be used

Please note that a lost hire SI-Card will be charged for at a rate of £30, unless the Club Commitee agrees that there are special circumstances.


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