Central Forest Park

Central Forest Park

It's Back!

Come and join us orienteering at Central Forest Park in our first local event following the Covid-19 lockdown!

Potteries Orienteering Club is pleased to be able to host a local event at Central Forest Park, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Central Forest Park is a popular location for oreinteering and has also been home to one of our MapRun Challenges. The area is family friendly an lends itself to a good fun and challenging area. This event will comply with all social distancing rules, which means that everyone will need to pre-register in advance using our online booking system. You can then select an start time and we will try our best to allocate you to this. A full list of allocated start times will be published before the event.

This event will make use of an electronic punch (dibber) and will have flags on each of the controls. If you need to hire a dibber, please indicate this on the electronic registation form. There is no charge to hire a dibber.

There is a range of courses on offer which you can choose from:

  • Course 1
  • Course 2
  • Course 3


POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You will need to enter your membership code during the booking process. This will have been emailed out to all members.

When registering a Junior please use the discount code JNR which will apply the appropriate reduction.

You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.



Event Properties

Event Date 03-10-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 03-10-2020 12:00 pm
Individual Price £5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Location Central (Hanley) Forest Park

Venue Information - Central (Hanley) Forest Park

Grid ref SJ 886487

Nearest Post code ST1 6BD.

From Town Road in Hanley take the B5049 (Chell Street) towards Smallthorne. After about 800m turn left into the car park.

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Permanent Courses

Why not try out orienteering at one of our permanent courses?

We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park
  • Tunstall Park
  • Westport Lake

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