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Sat 25 Sep Girvan
STAG SOUL - No.731.

Near: Girvan

Girvan and Ailsa Craig



WE do what WE do as it is GOOD for US and GOOD for YOU!

Girvan is situated on the Ayrshire coast, 56 miles south of Glasgow.

STAG invite you to join us for our 2021 SOUL. Located at the SW end of the Southern Upland Boundary Fault with the impressive Ailsa Craig (volcanic plug) 10 miles off shore, Girvan is the home of STAG’s Colin Brash (planner) and was the O’Brien Family Holiday destination in the 1970/80s. A great day out is guaranteed ending with an obligatory fish supper.

Start Times from 1pm as required. Based around the Stair Park with parking adjacent on Henrietta Street. No indoor facilities. Public toilets available at ‘The Bridges’ and ‘Harbour’ Car Parks as you drive through the town on A77.

New Area and Map. Surveyed and drawn by Terry to ISSprOM 2019 4000 specification. Surveyed July/Aug/Sept 2021.

Minimal climb. Nice mix of various housing types including Glendoune Estate with lanes and alleys to catch out the careless :)

WE do what WE do as it is GOOD for US and GOOD for YOU!

Travel options from Glasgow City Centre - check timetables

By Train
From Glasgow Central Station but these do not appear to be suitable for this event.

Travel - By Bus

X77 (Bus 358) via Ayr. Hourly service. Approx 2hrs 30 mins.

Travel - By Car - M77 > A77
Park adjacent to Stair Park on Henrietta Street or Duncan Street. Just over an hour.


Sat 30 Oct Drumpellier CP
STAG's Nox Night et Dies Day No.735.

Near: Coatbridge

Travel options from Glasgow City Centre - check timetables

By Train
Station is located a short distance from St.Ambrose High School. No issue with competitors walking through the park to Start.

Station on Glasgow > Airdrie > Bathgate > Edinburgh line.

By Bus

TBC

By Car
TBC

Incorporating 32nd Tinto Twin.


Sun 31 Oct Drumpellier CP
STAG's Nox Night et Dies Day No.736.

Near: Coatbridge

Travel options from Glasgow City Centre - check timetables

By Train
Blairhill Station is a short walk from the park. No issue walking through park to assembly.

By Bus

TBC

By Car
TBC


Smartphone OrienteeringUsing the MapRun6 app

Map Run phone app

The Maprun app allows you to use your smartphone to enjoy orienteering at any time. We have set up MapRun courses all across Glasgow, which you can go and run right now, with more new ones being added. The only difference from a “traditional” course is that there are no physical markers on the ground. Instead, your phone tracks your location as you run and vibrates or buzzes to confirm when you’ve reached each control point on the course.

STAG Education Tab updated 24th September 2021Outdoor Education Cross-Curricular Resources update

Firpark Nov2020

September 2021

Encouraging meetings with Active Schools / Education Officer from North Lanarkshire Council and Executive Director of Education from South Lanarkshire Council.

Enquiry from Parkhill Secondary, Glasgow.

Glencryan School project progressing.

St,Andrew's HS Coatbridge's resources and CPD being delivered Tues 19th October.

Catch up with EDC Outdoor Education Officer Wed 29th Sept.

Fri 24 SepRead more…

Pollok CP - provisional lengthsThursday 30th Sept starts 5:30pm > 6:30pm

Please preregister using the form on our Events page. No problem if you have already pre-registered and stated start window just come earlier if you wish.

Fri 24 SepRead more…

A GRAND(tully) Day Out !!Technical Training

Gerry gives his motivational speak

A little over 2 years ago Grandtully hosted the final day of S6D Strathearn 2019. Amazingly it was hard to find any evidence of 4,000 little feet having orienteered. More photos added 16th August 21. Thanks to Lynn, Hua and Klaas.

Mon 16 AugRead more…

No.58 Greenfaulds HS completed

WE do what WE do as it is GOOD for US and GOOD for YOU!

Sun 15 AugRead more…

Clockwork O-Ringen 2021An orienteering experience centered around Glasgow's subway

O-Ringen is the world's largest orienteering event, in the form of a five-day competition. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, O-Ringen is cancelled this year, so instead, take part in STAG's version at home, centered around Glasgow's world famous subway known as the Clockwork Orange. Each course starts and finishes at a subway station, so it is easy to get to and from; after five days, you will have run around the entire subway line. Between the stations, you have to visit a number of controls — but it's up to you which ones you choose!

Wed 28 JulRead more…

New to Orienteering?

Visiting A Control Marker

Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.