St Nicholas Park, Warwick

The Terrain is mainly open grassland with lots of paved paths of this town park. The River Avon divides the area with a footbridge.  The map is an easy 1:5000 scale.

The reverse of the map has 2 suggested courses Short: 1.9km with 10 Controls and Long: 3.6km with 16 Controls.

The Start and Finish are to the West side of a Wall within 50 meters from St Nicholas Park Tea Shop at the far end of the car park.

Both the Short and Long courses are designed to be suitable for those new to orienteering but also to encourage further exploration of the park.

For further details contact 01926 632 189

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Region: West Midlands
Local Club: Octavian Droobers
Nearest Town: Warwick
Postcode: CV34 4QY
Carpark: CV34 4QY
At least one wheelchair accessible route
Parkland
Suitable for beginners
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The Cafe at St Nicholas Park (Open from 10 am to 4 pm most weekends and also weekdays during the year except for January.

See http://www.stnicholaspark.co.uk/index.php for further details of facilities and opening times.

Other Things to do in the Area

St Nicholas Park has a Cafe, a small Fun Park, a Children's Play Area, an Outdoor Paddling Pool, a Mini Golf course, a Skatepark (BMX), Boating on the River Avon and a Sports and Leisure Centre.  The St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre has a huge range of facilities, from an indoor swimming pool to badminton courts, a climbing wall and tennis courts.

See the St. Nicholas Park website for further details of facilities and opening times.

Nearby is the famous Warwick Castle.

 

 

VOC Details

The two VOC courses at St Nicholas Park use the permanent orienteering course posts. Details on the reverse side of the map.

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