Sports Orienteering in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Sports Orienteering

British Orienteering

Site provides an overview of the organization, an introduction to orienteering, downloads, news, and a club locator.

City of London Race

An international urban orienteering race held in London; includes details of courses, online entry, news bulletins, and contacts.


Magazine covering UK orienteering, with news, resources, events calendar, and subscription details.


Britain's national orienteering magazine. Provides news, covering compass sport activity in the United Kingdom.

The Copeland Chase

A traditional "long" orienteering event (Long-O) held in West Cumbria every autumn.

English Orienteering Council

Responsible for English national orienteering teams. Provides information about competitions, with results, links to their regional branches, and contacts.


Offers routes and maps and explains the orienteering map symbols with downloads and images.

National Orienteering Centre

Based in Aviemore; provides an extensive range of activities and programmes for orienteers, training for coaches. Includes their schedule, details of facilities and resources, and contacts.

NI Orienteering

Member of the Federation of Irish Orienteering Associations, and governing body promoting and supporting the sport. Includes events and results, list of courses, news, and contacts.


Online orienteering community facilitates discussions and information sharing on a variety of orienteering topics including travel, reviews, and the UK Relay League and Future Champions Cup race series.

Nopesport Urban League

A nationwide league of urban orienteering events; includes a calendar, information for participants, and results from previous years.

Orienteering in the Lake District

Provides a guide to the sport in Cumbria, with details of, and links to, clubs and competitions.


A web utility allowing competitors, clubs, and event organisers to draw and compare orienteering routes; includes a user guide, and a listing of clubs using it.

The Scottish 6 Days

A six day orienteering event held every two years at venues around the country; with programme, news, contacts, and an archive of previous competitions. scottish6days

Scottish Orienteering

Governing and organising body for the sport; includes a directory of clubs, information about coaching and championships, fixtures and results, and a library of resources.

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