This blog is set up to provide all the information you need about the Liverpool Big Weekend on 6-7 October 2018, organised by Deeside and South-East Lancashire Orienteering Clubs.


Watch this space….

The weekend programme is as follows:

Saturday 6 October: Formby 
UK Orienteering League long distance race in top quality technical open & forested dunes on a brand new map.
Please note that as a condition of permission to use the area, the entry is likely to be limited to 500 (will be confirmed asap).

Formby map extract

Sunday 7 October: University of Liverpool
UK Orienteering League and UK Urban League Double Header sprint races (2 sprints).

University of Liverpool

Make a full weekend of it. Take a look at VisitLiverpool where you can find details of accommodation and plenty to do. Here are a few ideas……

Maritime & Heritage sites including the Albert Dock, the famous 3 Graces including the Liver Building and the Mersey Ferry


The Beatles – visit The Beatles Story, take a Magical Mystery Tour, visit the Cavern Club

China’s First Emperor & the Terracotta Warriors at World Museum featuring a number of objects that have never before been on show in the UK.

Museum & Galleries – Liverpool has the more museums and galleries than any city outside London, many of which are free

Shopping! – You can shop ’til you drop in the city centre and Liverpool One.