Alexandra Park

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked April 2024.  Everything OK.
  • NB. Post X has been moved about 10m from its exposed position in an ex-flowerbed to the nearby vegetation boundary.
  • NB. Post W has been replaced near a tree about 20m West of its old site next to the “Lion’s Den”, which had been repeatedly vandalised.
  • NB. the cafe is now fully operational.
  • NB. there are new posts put in by OMBC to guide you around two new walking routes.
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 landscape, Scale 1:3500. Last updated September 2023.
  • Start/Finish

  • All courses Start and Finish at a post in the corner of the shrubbery just East of the Boathouse Cafe. The nearest car park is the red marker above; the central car park (the orange marker) is about 500m away.
    Map detail showing the Boathouse Cafe, Start/Finish and the two Car Parks.

    Map detail showing the Boathouse Cafe, Start/Finish and the two Car Parks.

    Alexandra Park Start post

    Alexandra Park start/finish post

  • How to get a map

  • Alexandra Park waterproof print£1.00

  • Alexandra Park PDF£1.00

  • Or buy any map from Get a Map
  • Park Facilities

  • K  Car Park   d  Toilets     Café  z   Playground  X Picnic area


The Pagoda


First signs of Spring..


The Boathouse Cafe

  • Directions

  • In Oldham, SE of junction between A62 and A627. The main car park entrance is in Kings Road, but the nearer car park for orienteering is off Park Road.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 930 040.  Main car park postcode:  OL8 1PU.  North car park postcode: OL4 1SH.
  • Public transport options
  • Course Maintenance

  • Maintained by GMOA, supported by Oldham Council
  • Postwatchers, please click here to submit your report.