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Discover the trails in your local park  – Permanent courses to try in Greater Manchester parks

There are permanent courses that you can discover in parks all over Greater Manchester. A great way to have fun and stay active is by taking part in challenges in your local green spaces. There are 55 permanent routes in Greater Manchester created by Manchester and District Orienteering Group. Exploring the parks and seeking out the right route is fun that anyone can get involved in. Any age can get involved and its a great way to get outside and enjoy your local green spaces.

There is no reason why anyone, including someone with a disability, who wants to get from A to B their way shouldn’t take to orienteering.

Did you know that you can walk the permanent orienteering courses that are available in lots of Greater Manchester parks?

Find out more about the parks with the easiest and most accessible permanent courses here

If you’re wanting to learn more about orienteering there are a series of orienteering coaching videos have been filmed in Greater Manchester Parks.

Those videos are still available on the MDOC YouTube channel:

They introduce orienteering and explain how to get started, either at an event or by using one of some 55 Permanent Orienteering Courses in parks in and around Greater Manchester.

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