Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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and welcome to the Northern Navigators Orienteering Club website. If you are new to orienteering and would like to know more then please visit the British Orienteering website, where there is a wealth of information for those new to the sport. However, if you would like to find out more about our club, or are interested in joining us, then please read on or contact our Membership Secretary.

Recent NN events:

Latest results:

26.12.18 - Aykley Heads (local event) simple results

26.12.18 - Aykley Heads (local event) controls visited

21.10.18 - Fontburn Reservoir (local event) simple results

21.10.18 - Fontburn Reservoir (local event) splits

Future NN activities:

Next NN committee: details to be announced

Next NN club night: details to be announced

Next NN event:

31.03.19 - Hamsterley Cabin Hill, Doctors Gate and Gull Quarry


Other local events:

31.03.19 - (Sun) Hamsterley Cabin Hill, Doctors Gate and Gull Quarry (NN local event)

07.04.19 - (Sun) Eston Moor and Lazenby Banks (CLOK National event)

13.04.19 - (Sat) Shankhouse, Cramlington (NATO local event) Winter LOP series

Major events:

19-22.04.19 - (Fri-Mon) Aldershot / Newbury area (SCOA Major event) JK weekend

05.05.19 - (Sun) Kilnsey North & Arncliffe (AIRE Major event) British Orienteering Champs

06.05.19 - (Mon) Middleton Park, Leeds (AIRE Major event) British Relay Champs

Next MLN event:

27.3.19 - (Wed) Warcop, near Brough - pre-entry required



MLN (Military League North) details can be found on the British Army Orienteering Club page and results can normally be found here.

Events are generally held on a Wednesday and are usually open to the public. Further information is available from the current League Secretary, (Capt.Al Mathers).

Other events:

See British Orienteering fixtures page for events further afield.

NE Leagues:

NEOA currently operates two leagues NEOL & NEUL - details can be found here.

Latest News:

(see Old news section for older news)

CompassSport Cup & Trophy results, 17.3.19 - posted 18.3.19

On a sunny but cold, windy day the club did quite well against some bigger teams, ending up 4th out of 8, just 3 points short of qualifying for the final and pipping neighbouring club NATO. Provisional results can be found here. Well done to all those that took part on the day.


CompassSport Cup & Trophy, 17.3.19 - posted 1.2.19

The CSC and Trophy competition is the premier club team competition. The preliminary rounds are to be held on 17th March 2019 and the nearest venue for NE clubs will be the BorderLiner event at Bampton Common, near Penrith. Team captain, Debby Warren, will be in touch shortly to find out club members availability, so please keep this date clear in your diary.


NN AGM minutes, 20.11.18 - posted 22.11.18

The club's Annual General Meeting was held on 20.11.18 and the Minutes are available here. The Treasurers report will be sent separately to club members.