D2: Simpson Ground

Monday 4th August

Results, Winsplits, Splitsbrowser and Routegadget are all available. BOF / UKOL results have also been uploaded.



Nearest town: Newby Bridge
Grid Ref: SD400854
Postcode: LA11 6NZ
Latitude: 54.26018
Longitude: -2.92298
Google Map (aerial)
Bing Map (OS)

UK Orienteering League logoResults

Results by class and course with splits




BOF Ranking points

UKOL Individual League scores

Pre-event Information

Middle distance race. Mixed complex woodland.

UK Orienteering League Event
The UK Orienteering League is a competition for individuals and club teams; days 1 & 2 are part of this year’s league.

Organising Club: West Cumberland Orienteering Club
Planner: Bob Barmby
Organisers: Rob Holder & Dave Fenwick
Controller: Dick Towler

Parking & Directions

Grid Ref SD400854  Postcode LA11 6NZ. Parking on a grassy field with separate entry and exit points.

Competitors much approach via the A590;  the event will be signed from High Newton.  The track leading to the parking field is narrow and a one-way system will operate; competitors will not be able to leave the event before 12.30.


Adjacent to parking, toilets, traders and EOD registration.

Assembly to starts

All starts are near to each other.

Red: 1.0km 20m climb (15 mins)

Blue, Green & White: 1.2km 20m climb (20 mins)


The finish is near to the starts; 1.5km from Assembly


1:7,500 for all courses based on a Stirling Surveys PG plot and Surveyed by Martin Bagness 2014.

Terrain description

Forestry Commission plantation with a lot of complex contour detail.  There is a small reservoir close to the start/finish area, two small tarns and some large marshes which are deep in places.  Although there is some windblow most of the area is fairly runnable.

Some of the marshes are very deep and care should be taken when crossing them.  The areas mapped as open water should not be crossed.

In much of the forest there is significant risk of injury from short branches at head height and lower.  Competitors may wish to consider wearing eye protection and arm cover.

Special information

Course 15: Competitors on course 15 will find it useful to carry a compass and know how to use it to make short cuts through the terrain between 2 line features.

Categorised under: Day 2

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Simpson Ground map extract,

Simpson Ground map extract

Related Information

Overall Results

The overall results for all classes are available here.

Prize winners

If you were unable to attend the Prizegiving on Friday, or did not get your Day Prize, you can contact the Entry Secretary to arrange collection. Sue will be at the White Rose and the BOC events in September (at the MDOC feather).

Competition Info

General competitor information relevant to all days.

Course Details

Provisional course details including Start colour, distances and climb. Distances from parking to Assembly and from Assembly to Starts can be found on the individual day pages.