Trosley Country ParkAnytime Orienteering
Course Type: Permanent / Virtual
Terrain type: Parkland & Woodland
Near: Vigo Lat,Lng: 51.32623,0.34435 Postcode: DA13 0SG What3Words: ///long.paused.raft
Directions / Parking
Pay and display car parking
Trosley Country park is located close to Vigo and is managed by KCC. Once part of the Trosley Towers estate, Trosley is situated on the North Downs with stunning views over the Weald of Kent, and is a mix of woodland and chalk grassland
Map / Terrain
Mostly wooded area with a steep scarp slope on the southern side
Scale is 1:7,500 so is larger than Ordinance Survey. Map also shows more detail – fences, knolls, depressions, distinctive trees, and uses different colours to aid navigation – yellow is open land, white is runnable woodland, light through to dark green represents woodland that is increasingly difficult to pass through.
Maps not yet held on site but you can download all the maps and info sheet here
Start/Finish location: Adjacent to the Café
|Short / Easy||21.km, 12 controls||Short Results|
|2.9km, 14 controls||Medium Results|
|Long||3.8km, 16 controls||Long Results|
|Score/POC||60mins, 23 controls||Score Results|
MapRun Directory PathUK > Find Your Way > FYW Kent > Trosley
Superb Café selling cakes, sandwiches and hot food, (opens 10am-3pm). Toilets available adjacent to the car park.
Playpark and picnic area.
The Park is bounded by small roads and fencing and presents few hazards. Specifically watch out for:
- trip hazards, and uneven ground
- steep slopes that may be slippery in wet weather
- other park users and dogs