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:

14.07.19 - Richmond Town (Urban event) simple results

14.07.19 - Richmond Town (Urban event) splits

15.06.19 - Saltwell Park (Sprint event) simple

15.06.19 - Saltwell Park (Sprint event) splits

Future NN activities:

Next NN committee: details to be announced

Next NN club night: details to be announced

Next NN event: 10.11.19 - Chopwell Woodland Park - NE Score Champs


29.09.19 - (Sun) Sewingshields, nr Chollerford (NATO Regional event)

06.10.19 - (Sun) Sneaton Forest East (CLOK Regional event)

26.10.19 - (Sat) Kiplin Hall, nr Brompton-on-Swale (CLOK local event) Autumn Short Race Sereis

26.10.19 - (Sat) Hexham (NATO National event) October Odyssey day 1, Urban

27.10.19 - (Sun) Dukes House Wood (NATO National event) October Odyssey day 2, inc NE Champs

Major events:

22.02.20 - (Sat) Hambleden, Henley-on-Thames (SCOA Major event) British Night Champs

21.03.20 - (Sat) Golden Valley & Cognor Wood, Haslemere (SEOA Major event) British Orienteering Champs

22.03.20 - (Sun) Iron Hill & Parkgate Rough, Haslemere (SEOA Major event) British Relay Champs

10.04.20 - (Fri) Stockton Riverside (NEOA Major event) The JK Festival (Sprint)

11.04.20 - (Sat) Sneaton Forest West, Whitby (NEOA Major event) The JK Festival (Middle distance)

12.04.20 - (Sun) Pickering (NEOA Major event) The JK Festival (Long distance)

13.04.20 - (Mon) Hutton Mulgrave & Skelder, Whitby (NEOA Major event) The JK Festival (Relays)

Next MLN event:

18.9.19 (Wed) Kippax, Leeds - 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.

Note - unfortunately, for technical reasons the Leagues have been suspended this year.

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.