Barns Ness
Saturday 30th April

An afternoon event at Barns Ness near Dunbar (White / Yellow / Orange / Long Orange / Green).

Results now available here…

Many thanks to Godfrey for his enjoyable (and challenging!) courses.  And many thanks to everyone that came to the event, as participants, or helpers, or both.  Weren’t we lucky with the weather?

Event Details:

Info updated: 30th April
Type of event: Local event in the East of Scotland Orienteering Association (ESOA)  series
Type of terrain: Open land, dunes

General Information

Other Users: The beach and shore areas are very well used by the general public including dog walkers and families. Please respect their right to be there at the same time as you are orienteering. Please observe any out of bounds areas.
Dogs: Area is well used by dog walkers so dogs are welcome.


Nearest town: Dunbar
Grid Ref: NT718772
Postcode: EH42 1QP


Car park accessed by minor road from A1087 which runs from Dunbar south through Broxburn to near the cement works.

There is a £2 charge for parking.

Registration & Start Times

Registration: This will be from 1:45pm to 3.00pm at the car park. Pre-entry is not available, all entries will be taken on the day. Please try to come and start early if you think you might take a long time over your course. Controls will be brought in from 4pm promptly. The registration form can be downloaded and completed before you arrive.
Toilets. There are no toilets near the car park.
Start and Finish will be close to the registration. Start times will be from 2.00pm to 3.00pm.
Courses Close at 4pm so it is essential that you report to the Finish by 4pm, even if you have not completed your course.
Course Information
There will be White (1..3 km very easy), Yellow (2.2 km easy), Orange (3.3 km moderate), Long Orange (4.8 km moderate)and Green(5.5 km hard) courses.
SportIdent (SI) electronic timing will be used. If you have your own SI please bring it with you. We will have SIs for hire free of charge but there is a £30 charge if lost.

Entry Charges

Seniors (born 1995 or earlier)
British Orienteering members – £3
Non-members – £5
Juniors (born 1996 or later)
British Orienteering members – £1.50
Non-members – £2.50
Groups (Adults + children)
Each additional adult in a group: add £1
Each additional junior in a group: add 50p


Results now available here…

Apologies for the lack of splits printouts for many runners today (battery pack problems).


Godfrey Beddard

Safety and Risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

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