Cairngorm Nature Big Weekend - Orienteering

Sat 11th May 2019

Type of event: Course
Info updated: 02nd May

Family friendly nature-themed event with a short course around the Games Field and longer course through Morrone Birkwood. No need to book just show up! This event is run as part of Cairngorm BIG Nature Weekend, for more details on the programme go to

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Nearest town: Braemar

Pre Event Info

An opportunity to try your hand at orienteering in a context where you can experience and appreciate the natural environment around them you.

Two courses available for you have a go at:

1: A very simple nature-themed course within the confines of the Games Field, aimed at families with young children

2: A longer course out into Morrone Birkwood with answers to be found at each control point that will complete a “story” about the muir.

No special equipment is necessary. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and either running / walking shoes or boots. Don’t forget waterproof and a change of clothes if the weather looks poor. Participants will be provided with a specially prepared map and other equipment to complete the challenge.

Location: Braemar Community Hub, Games Field Visitor Centre, Braemar

Booking: Cost:£2 adult, £1 juniors, £5 max per family, this is a drop in activity, come anytime, all welcome.

Contacts / Officials

Sarah Dunn - Email sarah @

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.

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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