Event overview

The North West Orienteering Association looks forward to welcoming you to the British Long and Relay Championships in 2025.

Saturday 10th May 2025 - Long

Sunday 11th May 2025 - Relays

  • British Relay Championships
  • Bigland - see previous map from JK 2023


Both areas are near Newby Bridge on the A590 in the south Lake District, in the North West of England. 

Travel by public transport:

  • By air – Nearest airports are Manchester (90 miles / 90 minutes by road), Liverpool (100 miles / 100 minutes), and Leeds / Bradford (75 miles / 120 minutes).
  • By rail – Nearest station on the west coast mainline is Oxenholme (17 miles / 25 minutes by road). There are slightly closer stations on the south lakes branch line at Grange-over-Sands and Ulverston. See National Rail for times and tickets.
  • By bus – See individual days for nearest bus service


The Lake District offers plenty of holiday accommodation options. We will add links here as we spot them:

  • There are many privately let accommodations in the area. Best place to start is airbnb.
  • Nearest Youth Hostels at Hawkshead, Coniston, Windermere and Ambleside.
  • Visit Lake District contains links for hotels, B&B, cottages & self-catering, and camping and caravan sites.
  • There are a number of cottages at both Graythwiate Estate and Bigland Hall.

Weekend officials