Orienteering is a mind body sport. Combining map reading and running, participants navigate at speed between control points marked on an orienteering map. In competitive orienteering, the aim is to complete the course in the quickest time by choosing the best route possible but orienteering doesn't have to be a race, a lot can be gained from just going at your own pace.
The Badenoch and Strathspey area offers some of the best orienteering terrain in the UK. Lagganlia extensive grounds and forrest surrounds provide the perfect landscape for experienced groups or aspiring beginners. Our on-site routes use traditional maps and check points and will soon be equipped with QR codes.
Lagganlia has been home to world championships and regularly hosts national events.
Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club (BASOC), a highly regarded local club host a series of events across the area, which are open to non-members adn a great way to get started. For details of local events click on the link: https://www.basoc.org.uk/events