Queen’s Park, Heywood

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  • Course Status

  • Last checked July 2020.  Everything OK … except posts D, J, K are missing, P is damaged, U has slipped down, XX and ZZ are overgrown.
  • There has been felling North of the river, near M, P, YY which is not reflected on the map. There is also a new garden near LL which isn’t on the map.
  • Orienteering map details

  • Full area map: A4 Landscape, Scale 1:6000. Last updated 2019.
  • Central area map: A4 Portrait, Scale 1:2500. Last updated 2019.
  • There has been some large scale felling of undergrowth and so some of the green slow runs are now much more accessible.
  • Start/Finish

  • The Start/Finish is about 250m from the car park, at a corner of the play area. This is relatively centrally located, to best support the Stars and Loops exercises available on the Central Area map.

    Map detail showing the car park and Start/Finish

    Start/Finish post next to the Outdoor Gym

  • How to get a map

  • Queen’s Park, Heywood waterproof print£1.25

  • Queen’s Park, Heywood PDF£1.25

  • Queen’s Park, central area waterproof print£0.75

  • Queen's Park, central area PDF£0.75

  • Park Office, at the Lodge inside the main gates, when staff there. Ring contact number below to arrange collection there or at the Cafe.
  • Or buy any map from Get a Map
  • Or order any map by post by downloading the Map order form
  • Park Facilities

  • K Car Park   d Toilets   Cafe   Picnic areas

Crimble Mill, on the red course


Control Z, happy to be out-and-about!


The Queens Park Cafe

  • Directions

  • Signed North from the A58 in Heywood, down Queen’s Park Road. Park is ¾ mile on the right, but car park is on the left of the road.
  • OS Grid Reference: SD 858 115.  Postcode: OL10 4UY.
  • Course Maintenance

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