STAG's Orienteering Map Register

Map of Alexandra Park MapAlexandra Park Map

New permanent course installed & map updated. Launching in 2017.

The park was used for training in the formative years of STAG. Although small by day, by including the golf course it becomes a fine venue for night events.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

With 10 controls the permanent course will take approximately 30 minutes to walk round.

Park History

Donated to the city by Alexander Dennistoun who gave his name to the outlying district.
Main entrance purchased in 1866 from adjoining landowner, William Stewart.
Officially opened in 1870 by The Prince and Princess of Wales.
The cast iron fountain, dating from 1901, was restored in 2000.
104 acres in area incorporating a 9 hole golf course and bowling greens.
Large play area.
2 ponds which attract a variety of wildlife.
Incorporating Haghill Park Primary & Sports Centre.

Location details:

Dennistoun - Glasgow G31
Bounded by Alexandra Parade, Cumbernauld Rd, Provan Rd, M8 Motorway & Sannox Gardens.

Past Events held

STAG Night October 2009.
STAG Night October 2008.
STAG Adventure Race Component July 2007.
STAG Glasgow Parks Champs Race 1 2004.
STAG Night October 2003.
STAG Night October 2002.
STAG Night October 2000.
STAG Night October 1999.
STAG Night October 1998.
STAG Evening September 1990.
STAG SMILE May 1990.

Map number/history

7/1988, 51/2002,86/2004,135/2008,156/2009.180/April 2011.

Alexandra Park

Used for: Monday 26th Oct 2009 Alexandra Park

Used for: STAG Dark Park 7 - Thurs 4th Feb 2016 - Alexandra Park - Event No.536

Used for: STAG Saturday Coaching 1 - 10am - 27th February 2016 - Alexandra Park

Used for: STAG Training Tuesdays 2 - 25 April 2017 - Alexandra Park - No.568.

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G31
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6265

Allanton Map

New Area - now known as Redmire Loch and currently new paths are being installed.
Once complete NLC are keen for STAG to use this area for Orienteering. Mapping on hold until parking possibilities explored fully

Information about the area.

Area: Motherwell, Near: Bonkle
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref.

Map of Allean Forest MapAllean Forest Map

Area being revisited during 2016 to decide whether to remap or not.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Queen’s View, By Pitlochry. The permanent course installed in 1993 has 2 posts missing & maps are no longer on sale.
Discussions with Tay Forest District still required.

Map number/history

21/1992, 85/2004, 117/2007, 149/2009, 150/2009

Area: Highland Perthshire, Near: Pitlochry
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NN8659

Map of Bellahouston Park MapBellahouston Park Map

Permanent course now repaired & map updated. Launching in 2017.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

The 1985 GPS event was followed 4 years later by the 1st Glasgow Parks Summer Series and more recently for thematic and night events.

16 controls make up the permanent course which will take about 60 minutes to walk round.

Course checked August 2014 - Post 14 missing.

Park History

Bellahouston has been a Park since 1895.
Due to size - 174 acres - the Empire Exhibition of 1938 was staged in the Park.
Only the Palace of Art Building remains.
In March 1978, the IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held and in 1982.
The 1982 visit of Pope John Paul II was commemorated with a Mass in the park.
Bellahouston Sports Complex and the Glasgow Ski Centre are located in the Park.
The House for an Art Lover was opened in 1996 to celebrate the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Other facilities include pitch and putt, bowling, play areas, extensive walled gardens & a new maze.
The Womens’ Annual 10k Run in May finishes in the Park as does The Men’s Health Forum Father’s Day Run each June..

Location details:

Bellahouston - Glasgow G51
Bounded by Mosspark Boulevard, Dumbreck Rd, M8 Motorway, Paisley Rd. West & Bellahouston Drive.

Past Events held

STAG Night November 2009.
STAG Night October 2008.
STAG Adventure Race July 2007.
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Race 2 2004.
STAG Night October 2004.
STAG Evening June 2004.
STAG Night October 2003.
STAG / GGHB Evening September 2003.
STAG SNOW
STAG Night October 2002.
Glasgow Parks Championships Race 2 2001.
STAG SCORE October 1999.
STAG Evening August 1999.
STAG Evening June 1999.
STAG Pict"O” January 1999.
STAG SCORE April 1995.
STAG Evening April 1991.
STAG Evening May 1990.
STAG Evening 1989.
STAG GPS June 1985.

Map number/history

9/1989, 46/2002, 67/2003, 87/2004, 136/2008, 158/2009, 172/2010, 175/ Nov 2010.

Bellahouston Park

Used for: Monday 9th Nov 2009 Bellahouston Park

Used for: Monday 30th Aug 2010 STAG Autumn Series 2 Bellahouston Park

Used for: STAG - Thursday 24th May - Glasgow Spring Series 2012 3rd of 8

Used for: STAG Autumn 4 -Thurs 10th Sept 2015 - Bellahouston Park - Event No.521

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 5 - Thurs 4th Sept 2014 - Bellahouston Park

Used for: STAG Dark Park 1- Bellahouston Park Thurs 5th February 2015

Used for: STAG Dark Park 2 - Thurs 3rd Dec 2015 - Bellahouston Park - Event No.527.

Used for: STAG DP2 - Thurs 24th Nov - Bellahouston Park - No.553

Used for: Thursday 2nd December 2010 STAG Night Race 7 Bellahouston Park

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G51
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5563

Map of Calderglen Country ParkCalderglen Country Park

Located to the south of East Kilbride, Calderglen incorporates a SSSI site of geological interest.

Information about the area.

The gorge of the main river is an impressive environment to behold. The Crags on the east side are similar to the terrain at Chatelherault and not passable

Map number/history

19/1991, 38/1999

Used for: Monday 7th June 2010 Summer Series 3 Calderglen Country Park East Kilbride

Area: East Kilbride, Near: East Kilbride
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6552

Map of Castlemilk Park MapCastlemilk Park Map

Chateau Du Lait

Information about the area.

Map number/history

103/2005

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G45
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref.

Map of Cathkin Braes Country Park MapCathkin Braes Country Park Map

When combined with the adjacent “Big Wood”, this area provides the most challenging orienteering available within the City.
New permanent course installed 2016 - relaunching in 2017.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

The area was first mapped in the 1970s by Mr.J.W.Baillie, Geography Teacher from Cathkin High School.
Since then it has been remapped on 3 occasions.

12 controls made up the new permanent course. With tussocky terrain, stout footwear is advised. Walking time for the course is approximately 60 minutes.
Venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games Mountain Biking Event. 

New Permanent Course installed Aug 2016. Maps on sale from 1st Nov 2016 from Bellahouston, Emirates, Kelvin Hall & Tollcross Sports Centres.

Park History:

Presented to the City in 1886 by Mr.James Dick and in accordance with his wishes, the Park has been left in its natural beauty. Every part is open to the public to roam about at will.
Course spans the west end of the Braes including Big Wood.
Highest point is Queen Mary’s Seat, about 600ft. above sea level.
Watch for diving skylarks on the grassland to the west.
Extensive views across the City of Glasgow and beyond.

Location details:

Castlemilk - Glasgow G45
Bounded by Cathkin Rd. (B759), Burnside Rd., Ardencraig Rd. & Carmunnock Rd. (B766).

Map number/history

6/1988, 52/2002, 124/2007, 126/2008, 164/2009, 184/April 2011.194/Nov2011.

Used for: STAG’s 17th Glasgow Parks Champs - Sun 30th August 2015 - Events 517, 518 & 519.

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Evening 1 - Thurs 31 March 16 - Cathkin Braes Country Park - No.540.

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Spring Series 7 - Cathkin Braes CP - Thurs 4th June 2015

Used for: STAGLASGOW’s 13th 3 Parks In 1 day Sunday 4th December 2011

Used for: STAG Saturday Training - 20th February 2016 - Cathkin Braes CP

Used for: STAG Score 2 Cathkin Braes CP - Sunday 11th January 2015

Used for: STAG SoSOL Sunday 19th March 2017 Cathkin Braes CP No.565

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G45
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6158

Map of Chatelherault MapChatelherault Map

Avon Gorge. First maaped in 1990.
Part of pending National Lottery 2 application.

Information about the area.

Chatelherault

Area: Hamilton, Near: Hamilton, Scotland
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS7353

Map of Cumbernauld House, Crow & Dunns Woods MapCumbernauld House, Crow & Dunns Woods Map

What’s It called?

Information about the area.

Map number/history

54/2001; 171/February 2011.

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 11 - Cumbernauld Park - 9th June- Event No.545

Used for: STAG Autumn Score Sunday 8th Sept 2013 Cumbernauld Park & Kildrum Estate

Used for: STAG SOUL 20th August 2017 Cumbernauld-No.584

Used for: STAG Winter Score 3 - Sunday 17th January 2016 - Cumbernauld Park - Event No.532

Used for: Sunday 10th Jan 2010-Cumbernauld House & Crow Wood

Used for: Sunday 13th February 2011 STAG Winter Race 2 Cumbernauld Park & Crow Wood

Area: Cumbernauld & Kilsyth, Near: Cumbernauld
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS7775

Cumbernauld Park & Palacerigg Country Park

Combined areas.

Information about the area.

Commissioned in 2006 but not used due to logistical issues.

Map number/history

101/2006

Cumbernauld House Aerial Walkway

Area: Cumbernauld & Kilsyth, Near: Cumbernauld
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS785740

Map of Dalnamein MapDalnamein Map

First mapped in 2002 the area provides a terrific mix of terrain.

Information about the area.

Classic Highland Perthshire terrain awaits the orienteer @ Dalnamein. From the A9 the area may not inspire a second look but the variety & contrasts within delivers a fine Orienteering experience. Don’t judge a book by its cover!

Past Events held
Scottish Orienteering League 4 September 2009
Senior Home International Relays October 2008
South of Scotland Orienteering League November 2006

Map number/history

59/2002, 133/2008, 154/2009

Used for: SSOA Selection Race - Dalnamein - Saturday 3rd November 2012

Area: Highland Perthshire, Near: Blair Atholl
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NN7569

Map of Dalzell Estate & Baron’s Haugh MapDalzell Estate & Baron’s Haugh Map

Just along the River Clyde from Strathclyde Country Park. First use of new map Sunday 19th January 2014.

Information about the area.

Last used in late 1970s. Can be linked to Strathclyde Park.

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Spring Series 3 - Dalzell Country Park Thurs 7th May 2015

Used for: STAG Winter Score 2 - Dalzell Estate & Baron’s Haugh - Sunday 19th Jan 2014

Area: Motherwell, Near: Motherwell
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS

Map of Dawsholm Park & Garscube Estate MapDawsholm Park & Garscube Estate Map

The 2 adjacent areas combined

Information about the area.

Used for: GUOC/CLYDE/STAG Evening Event 4 - Thurs 21st April 2016 - Garscube & Dawsholm Park

Used for: STAG/GUOC/CLYDE Glasgow Spring Series-Garscube & Dawsholm- Thurs 30th May 2013

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G19
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS

Map of Dawsholm Park MapDawsholm Park Map

Dawsholm Park could well be described as ‘the nature lover’s park’ as there is much of interest to the nature enthusiast here. Large areas of the park have been left in a natural state.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

STAG first used this park in 1999 for a Night Event and it proved to be a resounding success.

The NEW permanent orienteering course consists of 10 wooden control posts & available early 2017.

A tricky venue despite its relatively small size.

Rhododendron clearance completed.

Park History:

72 acres in area.
Significant wildlife including grey squirrels.
Area left in natural state.
Woodland predominately oak and beech.
Kelvin Walkway accessible from NE corner of park.
Play area.

Location details:

Temple - Glasgow G13
Bounded by Temple Rd., Dalsholm Rd., River Kelvin and Bearsden Rd. (A81).

Past Events held

STAG Night November 2009
STAG Event for Cambria FC December 2008.
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Race 1 2008.
STAG Night November 2008.
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Race 1 2005.
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Race 3 2004 (combined with Garscube Estate).
STAG Night November 2003 (combined with Garscube Estate).
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Races 2 & 3 2000.
STAG Night 2000.
STAG Night 1999.
STAG Evening June 1999.

Map number/history

60/2003, 88/2004, 116/2007, 139/208, 141/2008, 160/2009, 183/April 2011, 190/Aug2011, 202/June2012.

Used for: Monday 23rd Nov 2009 Dawsholm Park

Used for: STAG - Thursday 14th June - Glasgow Spring Series 2012 6th of 8

Used for: STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 1 - 20th April 2017 - Dawsholm Park - No.567.

Used for: STAG Autumn Evening Event 1 Thursday 11th August 2011

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 1- Tues 12th Aug 2014 - Dawsholm Park

Used for: STAG Dark Park 1 - Thurs 26th November 2015 - Dawsholm Park - Event No.526.

Used for: STAG Dark Park 2 Dawsholm Park Thurs 12th February 2015

Used for: STAG DP5 Thurs 16th Feb Dawsholm Park No.562

Used for: STAGlasgow’s 14th Glasgow Parks Championships

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G20
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5576

Map of Dechmont Ranges MapDechmont Ranges Map

TAVRA

Information about the area.

Dechmont Ranges

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Cambuslang
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6559

Map of Drumpellier Country Park MapDrumpellier Country Park Map

Located to the North West of Coatbridge and to the east of the M73, this wee gem of an area has only improved over the years.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Originally used way back in the early 1980s, in fact the first STAG Map of the area was our 5th Colour Map.

The May 2012 edition will be STAG Map Number 200 !!!!!!.

Map number/history

5/1998, 22/1992, 68/2003, 96/2005, 111/2007, 119/2007, 127/2008, 130/2008, 137/2008, 147/2009, 161/2009, 170/2010, 177/2011.

Used for: Monday 10th May 2010 - STAG Spring Series 3 - Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge

Used for: Monday 13th Sept 2010 STAG Autumn Series 4 Drumpellier CP

Used for: Monday 25th October 2010 STAG Night Race 2 Drumpellier CP Coatbridge

Used for: Monday 30th Nov 2009 Drumpellier Country Park

Used for: NLC S5/6 Students Orienteering Challenge-Friday 20th Febuary 2015

Used for: Scottish Night Championships - Drumpellier CP - Saturday 14th February 2015

Used for: STAG’s 18th Glasgow Parks Champs -Events 555, 556 & 557 - Sunday 4th Dec 2016

Used for: STAG - Scottish Schools Festival - Drumpellier CP - Friday 6th June 2014

Used for: STAG - Thursday 10th May - Glasgow Spring Series 2012 1st of 8

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 7- Drumpellier CP- 12th May 2016- Event No.543

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Glasgow Spring Series No.8 - Drumpellier Country Park - Thursday 6th June 2013

Used for: STAG / CLYDE Series Event 6/7 - Thursday 5th June 2014 - Drumpellier Country Park

Used for: STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 3 - Thurs 4th May - Drumpellier Country Park - No.571.

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Spring Series 9 - Drumpellier CP - Thurs 18th June 2015

Used for: STAG Autumn 3 - Drumpellier CP - Thurs 25th Aug-Event No.548

Used for: STAG Autumn 3 -  Wed 30th Aug 2017- Drumpellier CP- No.586.

Used for: STAG Autumn Evening Event 3 Thursday 25th August 2011

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 2 - Sunday 17th Aug 2014 - Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge

Used for: STAG Dark Park 10 - Drumpellier CP - 25th Feb 2016 - Event No.539

Used for: STAG Dark Park Race 2 - Thursday 9th October 2014 - Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge

Used for: STAG Monthly Night Event 2 Thursday 26th January 2012

Used for: STAG Score 2 - Sun 10th Jan 2016 - Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge - Event No.530

Used for: STAG Score 3 Sunday 12th Feb Drumpellier CP No.561

Used for: STAG Score 4 - Drumpellier CP-Sunday 15th February 2015

Used for: STAG SoSOL 5 - Sunday 24th February 2013

Used for: Sunday 16th January 2011 STAGLASGOW’S 12th Parks Champs - 3 Parks In 1 Day!

Area: Monklands, Near: Coatbridge
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS7066

Map of Errochty MapErrochty Map

STAG 25th Anniversary Event was held here in November 2007 in conjunction with the Individual Competition in the Veteran Home Internationals and 5 years on our SOL will now host SHI races. Although there has been some clear felling the natural woodland remains - thanks to the Capercaille !!.
Stirling Surveys shall update vegetation prior to our event in September 2012.

Information about the area.

North facing slope of 40/50 year old woodland with a plethora of rock & subtle contour detail.

Past Events held
STAG’s 25th Anniversary National & Veteran Home International Event
Scottish Individual & Relays Championships, May 2004.
Junior Home Internationals October 2002.

Map number/history

56/2002, 79/2004, 80/2004, 121/2007, ???/2012.

Used for: Scottish Orienteering League 5 - Errochty

Area: Highland Perthshire, Near: Blair Atholl
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NN7663

Faskally Woods Map

An experience not to miss with the new Lidar Map

Information about the area.

Map number/history

24/1993, 30/1996, 55/2002, 91/2005, 112/2007, 120/2007, 153/2009, 167/2010, 188/Sept 2010.

Used for: Saturday 13th Feb 2010 Scottish Night Championships

Used for: STAG’s SOL 2 - Faskally Woods

Used for: STAG Compass Sport Cup & Trophy Scottish Finals Sunday 19th February 2012

Used for: STAG Score 4 Sunday 30th April Faskally, Pitlochry No.569.

Used for: STAG Winter Score 4 - Sunday 31st Jan 2016 - Faskally, Pitlochry - Event No.535

Used for: Sunday 14th Feb 2010-STAG 6th Knoll Kollection

Area: Highland Perthshire, Near: Pitlochry
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NN9259

Map of Fauldhouse MapFauldhouse Map

Mining

Information about the area.

Faulderhouse in flower

Area: West Lothian, Near: Fauldhouse
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS9261

Map of Garscube Estate MapGarscube Estate Map

Joint copyright with Glasgow University.

Information about the area.

Map number/history

58/2003, 115/2007

Aerial view of Garscube

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G20
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS554702

Map of Glasgow Green MapGlasgow Green Map

STAG’s use of this park has been limited to summer evening events.
The flat nature of the Park provides an ideal venue for novices with a limited physical challenge.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

The course utilises the historic nature of the area with no additional markers being installed.

Map packs on sale from 1st Nov 2016 from Bellahouston, Emirates, Kelvin Hall & Tollcross Sports Centres.

Also available from:
STAG Direct, c/o 257 Warriston St., Carntyne, Glasgow G33 2LF.
Send cheque / postal order for £1.50 per map to the above address.

Park History:

Glasgow’s oldest park was acquired in 1662.
Formerly used for washing and bleaching of linen, grazing cattle and drying salmon nets.
Adjacent to the River Clyde & High Court.
The People’s Palace traces Glasgow’s history and development.
First British Monument to Lord Nelson was erected in 1866 by public subscriptions.
Winter Gardens adjacent to People’s Palace.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has financed a major upgrade of the whole area.
The Doulton Fountain has been restored & moved to the front of the Peoples Palace.

Location details:

Bridgeton - Glasgow G40

Map number/history

70/2003, 142/2008.

Used for: Monday 11th Jan 2010 Glasgow Green

Used for: Monday 31st May 2010 STAG Summer Series 2 Glasgow Green

Used for: STAG Autumn 2 -Thurs 27th Aug 2015 - Glasgow Green & City Centre South -No.516

Used for: STAG Pre Commonwealth Games Urban Event - Sunday 11th May 2014

Used for: STAG Training Tuesdays 1 - 18 April 2017- Glasgow Green - No.566

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G40
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6064

Map of Glasgow Zoo Park MapGlasgow Zoo Park Map

Zoorienteering

Information about the area.

Glasgow Zoo Park

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G69
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6762

Greenhead Moss Map

Situated to the south-east of Cambusnethan & north-west of the village of Waterloo, Greenhead Moss is a cracking wee area with a terrific mix of terrain & old mineworkings.

Information about the area.

For those of you who have never been to the “Serengeti” this is your chance !!

The mapped area covers over 270 acres of land incorporating a wide variety of terrain, an extensive path network and as the term “Moss” implies not a great deal of climbing. Runnability at this time of year is at its best.

Throughout the area there are several monuments and the Stratographic Stairway & Ramp is worth closer examination after your run.

Map number/history

211/2013 ; 229/2014

Used for: STAG Autumn 1- Thurs 11th Aug - Greenhead Moss - Event No.546

Used for: STAG Saturday Training 1 - Greenhead Moss, Wishaw

Used for: STAG SoSOL 3 - Greenhead Moss, Wishaw- Sunday 12th January 2014

Used for: STAG Spring Score - 2nd of 4 - Sunday 24th March 2013

Area: Motherwell, Near: Wishaw
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS 805544-Creamery Road

Map of Hogganfield Loch MapHogganfield Loch Map

STAG’s only use of this area has been for Night Events but as the area has a magnetic appeal to Glaswegians, we are confident that the permanent course around the Loch will enhance the attractions of the Park.
Permanent course repaired Nov 2016 & map updated. Available 2017.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Walking time 30 minutes.

Park History:

Acquired 1920 by Glasgow City Council.
123 acres in area.
Local Nature Reserve where Mallards, mute swans, little and great crested grebes all breed here.
Birdwatcher’s paradise during the winter including goosander, goldeneye and teal.
Pitch and putt course, open after Easter.
Play area.
Adjacent to Lethamhill Golf Course.

Location details:

Riddrie - Glasgow G33
Bounded by Gartloch Rd. (B765), Avenue End Rd. & Cumbernauld Rd. (A80).

Past STAG Events

STAG Night January 2009.
STAG Night November 2004.
STAG Night 2003.
STAG Night 2002.
STAG Night 1999.
STAG Night October 1998.

Map number/history

45/2002, 63/2003, 148/2009

Used for: Monday 18th Jan 2010 Hogganfield Loch Park

Used for: STAG Dark Park 3 Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC - Thurs 19th February 2015

Used for: STAG Dark Park 5-Thurs 21st Jan 2016 - Event No.533- Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC

Used for: STAG Dark Park Race 3 - Thurs 16th Oct 2014 - Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC

Used for: STAG JK Training 2012 - Wednesdays 18th & 25th January 2012

Used for: STAG Training Tuesdays 5 - 16th May 2017 - Hogganfield Loch Park - Cancelled

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G33
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6367

Map of Kelvingrove Park MapKelvingrove Park Map

As from 1st Nov 2016 Permanent course maps on sale from Kelvin Hall, Bellahouston, Emirates & Tollcross Sports Centres. Also available directly from STAG - £1.50 including P&P.

First used by STAG in 1989, the area is a regular on the “Come & Try” circuit.
In 1999, the Park World Tour held an event in Kelvingrove which attracted the World’s Elite orienteers to Glasgow.
The course utilises the history of the park as there are no additional markers, only the permanent features to navigate to !

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Park History:

Acquired in 1852 & designed by Sir Joseph Paxton.
Major Exhibitions held in 1888, 1901 and 1911.
85 acres in area.
Several monuments including a cast iron fountain.
Incorporates Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum re-opened 2006.
Play areas and pond.
Tennis, bowls and croquet lawns.
Venue for 2014 Commonwealth Games Bowling. 
Location details: Kelvingrove - Glasgow G12
Bounded by Dumbarton Rd., Argyle St., Sauchiehall St., Park Circus, Gibson St. & University Av.

Past Events held

STAG Night December 2009(EAST).
STAG Race 2 December 2009 Parks Champs.
STAG Night January 2009.
STAG SMILE September 2008.
STAG Special Project for ISCB
STAG SMILE 20th September 2007.
STAG SMILE 2006.
STAG Night 2003.
STAG Evening May 2000.
STAG Evening Event August 1999
STAG / Park World Tour 1999.
STAG Evening Event 1999 - “O"rithmetical.
STAG Evening 1997.
STAG Hist"O"ric
STAG CATI June 1992.
STAG 1991.

Map number/history

34/1998, 53/2002, 81/2004, 109/2006, 134/2008, 163/2009, 174/2010, 181/ April 2011.

Statue

Used for: Monday 6th Sept 2010 STAG Autumn Series 3 Kelvingrove Park

Used for: STAG Autumn 2 - Wed 23rd August 2017 - Kelvingrove Park -No.585.

Used for: STAG Autumn 4 -Thurs 1st Sept - Kelvingrove Park Glasgow - No.549

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 3 - Thurs 21st Aug 2014 - Kelvingrove Park

Used for: STAG Autumn Series Evening 1 - Thurs 20th Aug - Kelvingrove Park - No.515

Used for: STAG DP3 - Thurs 1st Dec - Kelvingrove Park - No.554

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G3
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5766

Kildrum, Cumbernauld

STAG’s second venture into Urban Orienteering

Information about the area.

Used for: STAG Sprint - Kildrum Estate, Cumbernauld. Sat 31st October 2015 - Event No.523

Area: Cumbernauld & Kilsyth, Near:
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref.

Map of King’s Park MapKing’s Park Map

Permanent course repaired & maps available 2017 - see below.

King’s Park was first used once by STAG back in 1985, when an event for primary schoolchildren was held as part of The International Youth Year.
A small but interesting area which can provide a challenge for everyone.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Maps also available from:
STAG Direct, c/o 257 Warriston St.,Carntyne, Glasgow G33 2LF.
Send cheque / postal order for £1.50 per map to the above address.

Park History:

68 acre site was gifted to Glasgow in 1930 by Sir John A.Mactaggart.
Area consists of fine specimens of chestnut, lime, oak and beech trees.
Mansion House has been converted into modern residences.
Remains of a large stone sundial presented by the 14th Earl of Home can be
found in the flower garden at the southern end of the park.

Location details:

King’s Park - Glasgow G44
Bounded by Croftpark Av., Glencroft Rd., Mennock Rd., Southwood Dv. & Carmunnock Rd. (B766).

Map number/history

74/2002, 92/2005, 131/2008, 159/2009, 193/2011.

Used for: Monday 16th Nov 2009 King’s Park

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G44
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5960

Map of Leachdann Tom na Croich MapLeachdann Tom na Croich Map

Extension of Allean map to the west. Recce being carried out during 2014.

Information about the area.

Map number/history

37/1998

Area: Highland Perthshire, Near: Pitlochry
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NN817619

Map of Linn Park MapLinn Park Map

NEW Permanent course & updated maps available 2017.

Parkland split by the White Cart Water adjacent to Linn Park Golf Course.
Glasgow’s 2nd largest park was mapped in the mid 1980s and features regularly in STAG’s programme of events.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Park History:

Originally part of Hagtonhill which belonged to the Maxwells of Pollok and sold in 1820.
Acquired by the City in 1919.
Cathcart Castle dates back to the times of Sir William Wallace and King Robert the Bruce.
Quiet woodland habitat for a variety of wildlife including Britain’s smallest bat, the pipistrelle, which hibernate in the Old Mansion House.
Over 200 species of fungi have been found within the park.
Play areas and Junior Nature Reserve.
Equestrian Centre and adjoining golf course.
Countryside Ranger Service based in park.

Location details: Simshill - Glasgow G44

Bounded by Lainshaw Drive, Drakemire Drive, Simshill Road., Old Castle Road, Courthill Avenue, Greenock Avenue, Netherlee Road, Brunton Street & Clarkston Road.

Past Events held

STAG Night October 2009 - west side assembly.
STAG Night October 2004
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Race 2 December 2003
STAG Night November 2003
STAG Night October 2002
STAG Night October 1999
STAG Post WOC Event August 1999
STAG Coach & Run Event February 1999
STAG Training Event April 1998
STAG Evening Event 1997
STAG Introductory Event1996
STAG Evening Event 1994
STAG Evening Event 1993
STAG CATI June 1992
STAG SMILE December 1990
STAG SCORE May 1990
STAG CATI 1989

Map number/history

18/1992, 32/1998, 43/2002, 76/2003, 118/2007, 155/2009, 185 / April 2011.

Bridge over the White Cart Water

Used for: Mon 19th Oct 2009 - Linn Park

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Evening 5 - Linn Park- 28th April 2016 - Event No.541

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Glasgow Spring Series No 2 - Linn Park - Thursday 25th April 2013

Used for: STAG Dark Park 6 - Thurs 28th Jan 2016 - Linn Park - Event No.534

Used for: Thursday 6th January 2011 STAG Night Race 1 Linn Park

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow, G44
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS 585595

Moffat Hills Map

Airdrie. Managed by Aspen Forestry.
Permission awaited for use.
SoSoL / Winter Score venue

Information about the area.

Area: Monklands, Near: Airdrie
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref.

Northside Woods Map

Extension to the Cumbernauld House map is planned once the M80 work is completed.

Information about the area.

Area: Cumbernauld & Kilsyth, Near: Cumbernauld
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref.

Map of Palacerigg Country Park MapPalacerigg Country Park Map

STAG’s 1st ever formal competition was held in February 1984 at Glencryan which forms the NW corner of the map - the existence of Palacerigg CP was a well guarded secret 32 years ago!

Information about the area.

Map number/history

26/1995, 101/2006, 169/2010, 178/ March 2011.

Treetop

Used for: Friday 4th June 2010 STAG Scottish Schools Festival 2010 Palacerigg Country Park

Used for: STAG Score 3 - Palacerigg CP, Cumbernauld - Sunday 18th January 2015

Used for: STAG SoSoL @ Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld, Sunday 13th March 2011

Used for: Sunday 17th January 2010 Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld

Area: Cumbernauld & Kilsyth, Near: Cumbernauld
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS7873

Map of Pollok Country Park MapPollok Country Park Map

Glasgow’s largest park has undergone a transformation & the Orienteering Permanent Course is a welcome addition to the facilities available to the public. Rhododendron clearance has been completed
The 1st Full Colour map produced & printed by STAG in 1985.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Permanent course info

Permanent course maps only available from The Park Manager’s Office, Knowehead,- wee building to the west of Burrell Entrance, Pollok Country Park

Permanent Course checked November 2016.

Park History

Gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1966 by the Maxwell Family.
361 acres in area - Glasgow’s largest Park.
Burrell Collection & Pollok House are Major Visitor attractions.
Strathclyde Police Dog Training Centre
Nether Pollok Playing Fields
Wildlife Pond
Highland Cattle, Heavy Horses & Walled Gardens
Adventure Play Area & Mountain Bike Circuits
Britain’s Best Park 2007 & Europe’s Best in 2008.
Pollok Family Day held each August

Location details: Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43.

Map number/history

1/1985, 11/1989, 61/2003, 75/2003, 84/2004, 90/2004, 94/2005, 97/2005, 99/2005, 105/2006, 110/2006, 113/2007, 122/2007, 125/2008, 132/2008, 140/2008, 144/2008, 165/2009, 169/2010, 173/2011, 189/April 2011.

Resident of the park

Used for: Monday 18th October 2010 STAG Night Race 1 Pollok CP

Used for: Monday 19th April 2010- STAG Spring Series 1 - Pollok CP

Used for: Monday 23rd Aug 2010 STAG Autumn Series 1 Pollok Country Park

Used for: Monday 25th Jan 2010 Pollok Country Park

Used for: Monday 26th April 2010 - STAG Spring Series 2 - Pollok CP

Used for: Saturday 7th August 2010 STAG @ Pollok CP Family Day

Used for: STAG’s 24th Primary Schools Festival - Tues 10th June 2014 - Pollok CP

Used for: STAG’s World Orienteering Day Activity - Wed 24th May 2017 - Pollok CP -  No.575.

Used for: STAG’s World Orienteering Day Event - Wed 11th May 2016 - Pollok CP- No.542

Used for: STAG - Thursday 21st June - Glasgow Spring Series 2012 7th of 8

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 3 - Pollok CP - Thurs 14th April 2016- hosted by USOC

Used for: STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 1/7- Thursday 24th April 2014 - Pollok Country Park

Used for: STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 5 - Thurs 18th May 2017 - Pollok Country Park - No.573.

Used for: STAG Autumn 1 - Wed 16th August 2017 - Pollok CP - No.583

Used for: STAG Autumn 5 - Pollok CP - Thurs 17th Sept 2015 - Event No.522.

Used for: STAG Autumn 5- Thurs 8th Sept- Pollok CP-Event No.550

Used for: STAG Autumn Evening Event 2 Thursday 18th August 2011

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 6 - Tues 9th Sept 2014 - Pollok Country Park

Used for: STAG Dark Park 3 - Thurs 7th January 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.529.

Used for: STAG Dark Park 9 - Thurs 18th Feb 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.538

Used for: STAG Dark Park Race 4 Thurs 23rd Oct 2014 - Pollok CP

Used for: STAG DP4 - Thurs 8th Dec - Pollok CP - No.558

Used for: STAG Monthly Night 1 Thursday 24th November 2011

Used for: STAG Score 1 - Pollok Country Park - Sunday 4th January 2015

Used for: STAG Score 1 Pollok CP Sunday 8th January 2017 No.559

Used for: STAG Winter Score - 1st of 4 - Sunday 6th January 2013

Used for: STAG Winter Score 1 - Sunday 3rd January 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.528

Used for: STAG Winter Score 1 - Sunday 5th January 2014 - Pollok CP

Used for: STAG Winter Score 1 Sunday 8th January 2012

Used for: Sunday 3rd Jan 2010 Pollok Country Park

Used for: Sunday 9th January 2011 STAG Winter Race 1 @ Pollok Country Park

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow, G41 1AT
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS 555621

Map of Queen’s Park MapQueen’s Park Map

Permanent Course repaired. Awaiting completion of Scottish Water Works before relaunching.

First used in 1989, this park may be small in size but it provides a variety of orienteering challenges due to shape and mixed terrain.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

The permanent course consists of 18 controls and will take approximately an hour to complete.

Park History:

Designed by Sir Joseph Paxton and dedicated to the memory of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Stones at highest point are thought to be remnants of military encampment which featured in the Battle of Langside in the 16th century.
112 acres in area.
Pitch & putt and tennis are available.
Play areas and boating pond.
Restored glasshouses contain a multitude of plants and some animals,
including tortoise, skink and iguana!
Elevated mound and flagpole give extensive views across Glasgow.
Site of Scottish Poetry Rose Garden.

Location details:

Bounded by Langside Avenue, Langside Road, Queen’s Drive & Pollokshaws Road. (A77).
Govanhill - Glasgow G44

Map number/history

10/1989, 33/1998, 49/2002, 73/2002, 107/2006, 138/2008, 143/2008, 166/2009, 186/ April 2011, 195/Nov2011.

Used for: Monday 4th Jan 2010 Queen’s Park

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Glasgow Spring Series No.10 -  Queen’s Park - Thursday 20th June 2013

Used for: STAG Dark Park 4 Queen’s Park Thurs 26 February 2015

Used for: STAG Spring Tuesdays Event 1 - 28th April 2015 - Queen’s Park

Used for: Thursday 18th November 2010 STAG Night Race 5 Queen’s Park

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G43
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5861

Map of Ruchill Park MapRuchill Park Map

Due to the building of Ben View School Campus the reduced park size has meant that a permanent course is no longer viable.

First used by STAG in 1991 as part of “The Year Of Sport”, this park provides a sound introduction to orienteering.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Park History:

Acquired in 1892 covering an area of 52 acres.
The artificial mound, topped by the flagpole, was formed from 24,000 cart loads of material.
It is known locally as “Ben Whitton” after Mr.James Whitton who was then Head of
Parks Department.
3 play areas.
Extensive views of Campsie Fells and Ben Lomond.
New Primary School Campus to be built in 2010 on old football pitches.

Location details: Ruchill - Glasgow G20

Map number/history

47/2002, 66/2003

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G21
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5768

Map of Springburn Park MapSpringburn Park Map

Permanent course repaired. Relaunch 2017.

The area was mapped in the mid 1980s as a STAG Junior Project and was included in the first Glasgow Parks Summer Series in 1989.
Another small park but with a variety of terrain it offers a good challenge.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

The 10 controls will take about 30 minutes to walk round.

Park History:

Acquired in 1896.
Highest point is 351 feet above sea level.
Magnificient Rockery near Balgrayhill Rd. entrance.
Former Winter Gardens on site.
3 ponds which attract a variety of wildlife.
Peace Garden dedicated to the late Lord Provost, Bob Innes.
Springburn Elderly Mens Club building.
Bowling greens and play area.

Location details: Springburn - Glasgow G21

Map number/history

8/1988, 35/1998, 48/2002, 65/2003, 162/2009, 182/April 2011.

Used for: STAG/CLYDE Glasgow Spring Series No.4 - Springburn Park- Thursday 9th May 2013

Used for: STAG 16th Glasgow Parks Championships - 3 Parks In One Day ! Sun 7th Dec 2014

Used for: STAG Autumn 2 - Thurs 18th Aug - Event No.547-Springburn Park - DUO

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 4- Tues 26th Aug 2014 - Springburn Park

Used for: STAG DP6 Springburn Park Thurs 23rd Feb 2017-No.563.

Used for: STAG Training Tuesdays 4 - 9th May 2017 Springburn Park - No.572.

Used for: Sunday 6th Dec 2009 Glasgow Parks

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G22
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6168

Map of Strathaven Market Town MapStrathaven Market Town Map

STAG’s 1st Urban Map scheduled for 3rd use in August 2012.

Information about the area.

Map number/history

168/2010, 179/2011.

Used for: Monday 14th June 2010 Summer Series 4 Strathaven Park

Used for: STAG’s SOUL 4 - Strathaven - Sunday 12th August 2012

Used for: STAG Strathaven Market Town Races - Sunday 17th April 2011

Used for: Sunday 18th April 2010 - Strathaven Market Town Races

Area: East Kilbride, Near: Strathaven
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref.

Map of Strathclyde Country Park MapStrathclyde Country Park Map

SCP

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Map number/history

41/2000, 72/2004, 93/2005, 95/2005, 146/2009.

Used for: STAG Score 2 Strathclyde CP Sunday 15th January 2017 No.560

Area: Motherwell, Near: Motherwell
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS7257

Map of Tollcross Park MapTollcross Park Map

New Permanent Course installed & map updated Nov 2016 for relaunch in 2017.

Tollcross Park was the first Glasgow Park mapped by STAG back in 1982 and played a vital part in the early development of the Club.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

Previous attempts to establish a permanent course in 1986 and 1988 were unsuccessful but with the regeneration of the Park underway we are again hopefully that the 2016 Course shall be a success.

Park History:

Acquired in 1896 covering 96 acres with extensive rose and floral displays.
Children’s Zoo and Play Area.
Swimming Pool and leisure complex.
Heritage Lottery Project helped restore the Winter Gardens re-opened November 2000.
Location details: Shettleston - Glasgow G32
Bounded by Tollcross Rd., Wellshot Rd., Ardlui St.,Enterkin St., Anstruther St., Elvan St., Dalveen St.,
Shettleston Rd., St.Mark’s St., Edenwood St. & Muiryfauld Dv.

Map number/history

2/1985, 3/1986, 42/2001, 69/2003, 100/2005, 123/2007, 151/2009, 152/2009, 176/2010.

Tollcross Park

Used for: Monday 17th May 2010 - STAG Spring Series 4 - Tollcross Park

Used for: Monday 24th May 2010 STAG Summer Series 1 Tollcross Park

Used for: STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 7 - Thurs 1st June 2017 - Tollcross Park - No.577.

Used for: STAG Autumn Series 3 - Tollcross Park - Thursday 3rd Sept - No.520

Used for: STAG Dark Park 8 - Thurs 11th Feb - Tollcross Park - Event No.537

Used for: STAG DP7 Thurs 2nd March Tollcross Park No.564.

Used for: STAG Training Tuesdays 3 -  2nd May 2017 - Tollcross Park - No.570.

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G32
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS6363

Map of Victoria Park MapVictoria Park Map

Permanent course has been repaired, map updated & available in 2017.

As part of The International Youth Year of 1985, STAG extended the Glasgow Primary Schools Festival to 4 venues, one of which was Victoria Park.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

Information about the area.

The venue was regularly used by St.Thomas Aquinas Secondary - where Terry taught PE until 2011 - & for STAG Night Events.

Permanent Course info

Consisting of 10 controls, the permanent course should be completed in about 30 minutes.

Park History:

Acquired from the Burgh of Partick in 1886 covering an area of 58 acres.
The Fossil Grove is located in the South West corner of the park and is open from 1 April to
30 September each year. The fossilised tree stumps are over 330 million years old.
Extensive rock garden and floral displays.
2 ponds which attract a variety of wildlife.
Bowls, putting, outdoor basketball & tennis facilities.
Play area & public toilets available.

Location details: Whiteinch - Glasgow G14

Bounded by Victoria Park Drive. South (A814),Balshagray Av. (A739), Victoria Park Drive. North & Westland Drive

Map number/history

14/1989, 44/2002, 62/2003, 82/2004, 108/2006, 128/2008, 145/2009, 157/2009, 187/ April 2011.

Victoria Park Residents

Used for: Monday 2nd Nov 2009 Victoria Park

Used for: STAG Dark Park 4 - Thurs 14th Jan 2016 - Victoria Park - Event No.531

Used for: STAG Dark Park Race 1 - Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Victoria Park

Used for: STAG DP1 Training Thursdays 17th Nov - Victoria Park - No.552.

Used for: STAG Glasgow Primary Games Friday 6th May 2011

Area: City of Glasgow, Near: Glasgow G14
GoogleMap, OS Grid ref. NS5467

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