Scotney KOL3 25 Nov 2023

Saturday 25th November

Kent Orienteering League event 3 - KOL3. Mix of ancient & coppiced woodland with plenty of contour detail and estate parkland.
Please check NT parking availability before signing up, or car share if possible.

Online advance registration only. Start between 11-12.30pm. Courses Close at 2.00pm.

If you wish to compete as a group, you should select group entry and provide the number of other team members in the field provided, (only team leader needs to enter. Group entry fee covers all entrants).

If you need any help or advice using this online entry system, please contact

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Entered: 85

Car Sharing available


Blue 5.7km 140m climb
Entered: 19

Green 4.2km 120m climb
Entered: 33

Orange 2.9km 75m climb
Entered: 8

Yellow 2.2km 50m climb
Entered: 16

Score - 1 hour, 21 controls, visit as many as you can
Entered: 9

Yellow, Orange and Score courses most suitable for beginners, and family groups.

Entry Fees
Senior (member/non-member): £5/£8
Junior/Student (member/non-member) £3/£5
Group (member/non-member): £8/£13

Saxons volunteers, please email Organiser if you can help on the day, and use the discount code provided in the signup form.

Basic non-SIAC dibber (electronic timing device) available for hire free of charge. SIAC dibbers available for hire for £1.50.
Event Information

For full details please see Saxons Event Details page
If you need to withdraw prior to the event, you will automatically receive a credit note for use against future Saxon events.

The car park spaces for Scotney on Saturday are now fully booked and we cannot accept any more bookings for the event unless you have parking booked on the National Trust's car park or alternatively if you can car share with someone else.

Parking at the National Trust car park at Scotney Castle. Postcode TN3 8JN. Please note parking needs to be booked in advance on the National Trust website to guarantee a space. Book your parking.

Spaces are released on a four-week rolling basis. If you are a National Trust member car parking is free. For non-members the cost is £4.50

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The Coach House tea-room sells a wide range of snacks, hot and cold lunch items, hot and cold drinks, cakes, biscuits, ice-creams, and children's meals. The menu changes daily and seasonally. Opening hours are on the website. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Scotney is stepping back to the Swinging Sixties starting this Saturday with a decorated Christmas house full of twinkling trees, memorabilia from years gone by, tinsel, colour, lights, feasting and fun. For younger visitors there is Carrot & Co Scotney snowmen family-friendly outdoor trail and the opportunity to write to Santa. Click here for further information

Toilets and changing facilities for babies and toddlers are available by the courtyard tea-room and by the Scotney property office. Accessible toilets are in the courtyard only.

Newcomers and Beginners
If you are new to Orienteering and would like some additional help before attending an event, please check the appropriate box on the entry form and the event organiser will be in touch. There are also some helpful youtube introductory videos to watch. One by a nearby London club Newcomer Guide and another from a Manchester based club Getting Started

Timing, Start/Finish and Race Information
Contactless electronic timing enabled for the event, (SIAC), although a basic timing dibber can also be used, (basic timing devices provided free of charge if you don't have one). Punching Start & Finish.

Enquiries and download will be next to the Car park. Please remember to download before leaving.

Start is 650m from the Car Park and will pass the Finish on route.

1:7,500 scale map with 5m contours

You must adhere to the British Orienteering Participant Code of Conduct.

Medical conditions
Competitors take part at their own risk. If you have an existing Medical Condition of which the Organisers should be aware, please complete a Medical Form which can be downloaded from the Event Details on the Saxons website and hand to the Organiser in a sealed envelope. This can be collected once you have downloaded, or will be destroyed at the end of the event.

Results will not be on display at the event. Split prints available. Final results will be posted to Saxons website after the event.

Event Details