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Newmillerdam Night Event Flyer


Newmillerdam Country Park Regional Level C Christmas Event


Sunday 20th December 2015



Location: 3 miles South of Wakefield on the A61. Grid ref: SE331157. Post code WF2 6QP.

Follow brown signs to Newmillerdam Country Park and Boathouse.
Event Car Park on School Hill. N.B. Car Park locked around 3:30pm. Streetmap
Coming from Wakefield on A61 the road sweeps right with the dam on your left - take the first road on the right (School Hill) and car park is 300 metres up on left.
Coming from Barnsley take sharp left immediately after passing Fox & Hounds pub. 10 minutes walk to registration.


Registration: In Scout building 50yds south of public car park. Also toilets, download, enquiries.


Terrain: Runnable, mixed woodland with some contour detail, good point features and an extensive path network.

Map: 1:10000 scale with 5m contours. All maps are pre-marked on waterproof paper.


The area is used extensively by the public, creating a changing network of paths. Note that not all of the tracks on the ground are mapped. There are also a number of other man-made features that are not mapped - these include some new hides, signposts, seats and picnic benches.


Registration  10.00am  to 12 noon.


Entries: Adults £6-00 (£8 non British Orienteering members) Juniors/Students £2-50


Start Times: 10.30am  to 12.30pm

Start: Allow 5 minutes to walk to the Start from Registration (approximately 350m).

There are two starts:
White, Yellow and String Course at edge of public car park

Orange to Brown - north east corner of reservoir

White and Yellow maps will be available to view before entering the Start box.


SI Download: After punching the finish control you must download as soon as possible.  Hired SI cards will be collected. Should you lose your SI card, or fail to return it, you will be charged the full price of a replacement. (£30)   e-punch hire £1.00 (Juniors 50p)


Site Map









7.9 km

220 m



6.4 km

160 m



5.0 km

125 m

Short Green


3.7 km

65 m

Light Green


3.5 km

70 m



3.7 km

90 m



2.4 km

50 m



1.9 km

20 m


All courses will close at 2.30pm.

You MUST report to Download at Registration even if you retire.


Safety: Competitors will be responsible for their own safety. A buddy system will be in operation. People travelling alone should leave their keys at Registration with their particulars.


Organiser: John Elliott 0113 2529209
Planner: Alistair Tinto
Controllers: David & Juliet Morgan


Results & Updates EPOC web site www.eastpennineoc.org.uk 


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Page updated: December 16 2015
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