CLOK logo Cleveland Orienteering Klub
invites you to a Regional Event at
Roseberry Topping & Newton Woods
on Sunday 18th November 2018
CLOK logo

Roseberry Topping and Newton Woods are adjacent to the A173 between Great Ayton and Guisborough.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The event parking will be at Aireyholme Farm and there will be no access from Newton-under-Roseberry.

The event will be signed from Great Ayton High Street.  At the end of High Street (a short distance east of the Royal Oak Hotel), turn south along Station Road, following signs for the railway station.  At the roundabout, turn left along Station Road.  Pass the station and take the next left to Aireyholme Farm.  At the farm building, proceed through the farmyard into the parking field at grid reference NZ 576116.

Click on the link to see a map.  You can zoom in (and, optionally, switch to Satellite mode) to see the details of the final approach to the event.  You can also get directions if you specify your starting location.

There will be a £1 per car parking charge.

Assembly / Registration will be in the same field as parking.  The Start will be 1.1 km uphill (80m climb) from Registration.  Allow 20 minutes.


Sloping mixed woodland and open moorland on the sides of Roseberry Topping.  There is significant bracken growth on the moorland.


  • The courses cross the main path up to Roseberry Topping, and dogs and mountain bikers are likely to be using this path.  Parents of young Juniors should consider shadowing in this area.
  • Full leg cover is required.  (There are bracken and brambles in the competition area.)
  • This event involves going out on to open moorland in mid-November.  If there is inclement weather then waterproof jackets may be compulsory.  Please bring a suitable jacket to the event and look out for notices in the Assembly Area.
Courses: White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue and Brown.

1:10,000 scale.     5m contours     Original map by Dave Allison.     Updates for this event.     The courses will be overprinted on the maps, which will be printed on waterproof paper.

The maps for the Light Green to Brown courses will include a large scale map insert.  This will be at a scale of 1:3,000 with 2.5m contours.  Remember to use the large scale map insert when your course goes into the relevant ares.

The control descriptions will be printed on the maps, and separate loose copies will be available at Registration.

Punching system:

SPORTident electronic punching will be used.

The control boxes will be activated to enable SIAC cards to operate in touch-free mode ..... but please note that you will need to punch the old-fashioned way at the Start and Finish.

SI-cards will be available for hire on the day at a cost of £1 each.  Please look after your hired SI card as there will be a £40 charge for any lost SI-card.


10 a.m. - 12 noon

Note: If you are bringing a group to this event then please contact the Organiser in advance – preferably by Sunday 4‑Nov‑2018 – so that we can arrange to print enough maps.

Starts: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         Courses close at 2:30 p.m.
Seniors:£7.00   (£2 surcharge for non-members of British Orienteering)
Juniors / Students    £2.00 

Please help us by bringing the correct change.


Toilet in the Assembly Area.

No drinks will be provided.  Please bring your own.

Dogs: Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at this event, and can be taken out into the competition area.
Organiser:  Neil Hunter   01287-634447
Planner:  Rob Bailey
Controller:  Chris Mackenzie

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the Organiser, but please remember that competitors take part at their own risk.  Orienteering is an adventure sport – your safety while orienteering is your own responsibility.

CLOK strongly recommends that you carry a whistle whilst participating in this (and every) orienteering event.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and you have not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

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