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Free family orienteering event in Wantage - Saturday, 16th December

on Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:00am

Residents can enjoy getting out and about in the run up to Christmas with a free family Xplorer orienteering event in the Vale of White Horse.

  • Saturday 16 December, 10am to midday - Wantage Memorial Park, Wantage, OX12 8DW.

Participants will follow a simple Xplorer map to find 15 brightly coloured Christmas markers spread across the park. No skills or experience are required, this is a fun Christmas activity the whole family can enjoy together. There will also be Christmas challenges and games.

Entrance is free with no booking required.  Please register on the day at the starting point from 10am to 11am, this will ensure everyone can complete the course by midday.

Tell your friends about the sessions by clicking the ‘interested’ button on the Wantage Facebook event page.

The events are being organised by British Orienteering’s Xplorer and Vale of White Horse District Council.

Cllr Charlotte Dickson, Cabinet Member for Leisure at Vale of White Horse District Council, said: “It’s great that we’re able to stage free and easy to access events like this for residents to take part in.  I hope lots of families come along to the sessions to enjoy this fun orienteering challenge in the run up to Christmas.”

For more information about the event, please email [email protected] or call 07801 203501.  Further information on British Orienteering’s Xplorer please see 

From an article on the Vale's website; see the original <here>.