invite you to a local event at


on Saturday September 25th 2021

Location:            Grid Ref. SJ910419 (Landranger 118)    Nearest Postcode ST3 4NZ

Off A5035 Longton to Trentham Road. Turn into Queens Park Avenue at Dresden which runs parallel to Longton Park. Event will be located at the third (eastern most) entrance to the park on the right.

Parking:              On Cocknage Road (or in park maintenance yard if available)

Courses:              Easy (approx. 1.5km),

                            Medium (approx. 2.5km),

                             Short Hard (approx. 4km),

                             Long Hard (approx. 6km)

Entries:               We encourage competitors to pre-register their intent to race using the pre-register button (this is available by clicking on the event in the Upcoming Events tab). By pre-registering you will guarantee that a map is available for you.  

All payments will be taken at the event. 

Entry on the day will be available subject to map availability.

Map:                   1:4,000 scale

Terrain:              Longton Park is a traditional formal Victorian Park with lakes and ornamental features. Florence (visited only by longer courses) is a wooded country park with steep slopes and a range of vegetation types.

Starts:                 10.30 to 12.00

Fees:                   Adults £5, Juniors £2.50 (POTOC members / helpers £4 and £2)

Punching:          Sport-ldent (NOT SiAC enabled)

Facilities:            Café and toilets available in park

Safety:                 Whistles must be carried

Planner:              Ianka Evans POTOC

Organiser:          Robert Holdway (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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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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