Wessex Orienteering Club

Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport suitable for all ages and fitness levels.ย 

Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport that exercises mind and body.ย The aim is to navigate between checkpoints or controls marked on a special orienteering map. You make your own route through the terrain so the skill comes from trying to navigate the best way to go. In competitive orienteering, the challenge is to complete the course in the quickest time. Orienteering takes place on mountains, woodland, heathland, sand dunes and on urban streets. It is the ultimate multi-terrain sport and takes you places off the beaten track, and there are also orienteering courses (and Mapruns) in many urban areas.

WESSEXย O.C. is a friendly orienteering club, with members from all over Dorset, and parts of Wiltshire, with orienteering taking place in the New Forest, on the Isle of Purbeck, Cranborne Chase, Weymouth/Portland & in the Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch conurbation. If you want to learn more about orienteering, go to NEW TO SPORT, if you want to join:ย JOIN WESSEX O.C.


๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป Latest news in the recent WSX Chat

๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป Thanks for coming to our event at Friars Cliff, the results are here

๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป Our next night league event is at Swanage on 3rd December, you can enter here at RaceSignUp

๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป Our next forest events are joint with SOC at Holmsley (New Forest) on 22nd January and Long Beech (New Forest) on 19th February

๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป All other orienteering events across the UK can be accessed on this mapย or on the BOF event list

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Find out about our next EVENT and our latest WSX CHATย 


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