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:

31.03.19 - Hamsterley Cabin Hill, Doctors Gate and Gull Quarry (local event) simple results

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

26.12.18 - Aykley Heads (local event) simple results

26.12.18 - Aykley Heads (local event) controls visited

Future NN activities:

Next NN committee: details to be announced

Next NN club night: details to be announced

Next NN event:

15.06.19 - Saltwell Park, Gateshead - Sprint event, part of 'North Country Triple'


Other local events:

28.04.19 - (Sun) Morpeth (NATO local event) Morpeth Gathering

30.04.19 - (Tues) Birk Brow, Guisborough (CLOK local event) Summer series

12.05.19 - (Sun) Cringle & Cold Moors (CLOK Regional event)

14.05.19 - (Tues) Hardwick Country Park, nr Sedgefield (CLOK local event) Summer series

15.05.19 - (Wed) Northumberlandia, nr Cramlington (NATO local event) Summer LOP series

19.05.19 - (Sun) Druridge Bay (NATO Regional event)

Major events:

04.05.19 - (Sat) Bradford University (YHOA Major event) British Mixed Sprint Relay Champs

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

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

25.05.19 - (Sat) Dalbeattie Forest (SOC Major event) Scottish Champs

26.05.19 - (Sun) Drumlanrig Woods (SOC Major event) Scottish Relay Champs

Next MLN event:

8.5.19 - (Wed) Marne Barracks, Catterick - Harris Team Relay, 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)

North Country Triple, 15-16.6.19 - posted 10.4.19

The North Country Triple is a series of Urban / Sprint events held over the weekend of the 15th June. It is a collaboration of competitions hosted by BorderLiners, NN and NATO starting with an Urban event at Brampton (BL) Saturday morning, then a Sprint event at Saltwell Park (NN) Saturday afternoon and finishing with an Urban event at Newcastle / Gateshead (NATO). It promises to be an exciting weekend of fast and furious orienteering - further information can be found by following the links.


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.