Newcomers

Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass.
The aim is to navigate between a set of control points and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time.
It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can go at your own pace.

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Orienteering Anytime

We have a number of locations where you can go orienteering at any time that suits you.
Permanent / Virtual courses
that have physical marker posts and Virtual courses available.
Virtual Urban courses
(using the MapRun app) have nothing visible but your phone beeps when you are in the right spot.

Anytime locations…

Events coming soon

Sat 10 Aug: Trosley Country Park Summer Series, near Vigo

Sat 21 Sep: Betteshanger Summer Series, near Deal

Sat 5 Oct: KOL 1 - DFOK event Kent Orienteering League, near

Sun 20 Oct: Holcombe Ranges Compass Sport Cup - Final, near Bury

All events have courses for beginners.

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Latest issue of SaxAlert is available to download!SaxAlert Issue 193: PDF Available For Download

SaxAlert issue 193 is now available to download as a PDF - just click on this link. The file size is about 8.4MB.As ever, thank you so much to everybody who contributed to this issue.

Sat 15 JunRead more…

Buying a dibber

Dibber, SI Card, SIAC - what does it all mean, and what to buy.

Mon 27 MayRead more…

Kent Schools Summer Orienteering Newsletter

The Summer Term 2024 newsletter is now available. Contains details of upcoming events, Kent juniors at the British Championships, further details of the Nov 2024 British Schools Orienteering Championships, orienteering teaching activities, and details of the 2024 Medway Senior School Games Orienteer

Wed 8 May

About Us

We are a friendly club, always keen to welcome new members whatever their age, fitness or ability. Saxons organise orienteering events in Kent and East Sussex and all events have courses suitable for beginners.

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