Sherborne Orienteering Course


On 30th July 2022 a new permanent orienteering course was opened in Sherborne. 

Please see the information below from Wimborne Orienteers. 

The Information board & start/finish is situated outside Sherborne Library/Digby Hall (DT9 3AA). There is a Pay & Display car park here.
You can borrow a map from Sherborne Library or Sherborne Town Council Reception area during opening hours, or preferably, download and print your own from the link below.
If you have a smartphone, the course uses the MapRun app (download from your usual App store or direct from: or without a smartphone, use paper & pencil to write down the markers as you find them!

Detailed instructions for the app & the courses can be downloaded below.

There are 3 courses:

Accessible/Short course: (2.5k  All controls on surfaced paths, but some road crossings & some slopes)
Long course:  (5.0k  includes some unsurfaced trails, slopes & roads to cross)
Score course:  (Find all 23 controls in ANY order  -  plan the quickest route!)