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Lakes 5 Day

Competition nameLakes 5 Day
Start date20140803
End date20140808
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityWindermere
Club/organizerNorth West Orienteering Association
Region of countryNorth West England
Number of competition days5 but extra events available
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+44 15395 31167
Contact postal addressNewton Hall Farm, Newton in Cartmel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6JJ
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions40km
Latest entry date30/7/2014 subject to map availability
Entry fee (Euro)Various see
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)Various from £30 per night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)Various £7 per adult per night
Event descriptionIn August 2014, the 6th Lakes 5 event will take place in the historically interesting English Lake District, home of some of the country’s most beloved scenery and finest orienteering areas. The event will incorporate five individual regional events between Sunday 3rd and Friday 8th August 2014 with one rest / activity day.
Terrain descriptionThere will be a variety of terrain from high mountain fell top, open moor side, limestone forest and open areas as well as typical detailed Lake District forest.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.The Lake District is the second most visited place in Great Britain after London. There is something for everyone, neolithic stone circles, the homes of the romantic poets, Wordsworth. Ospreys and otters, and many outdoor activities, fishing, sailing, canoeing, mountain biking, hiking etc.
Street address of navigation pointWindermere
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