Mapped Areas

All the areas we have mapped for orienteering. Select a flag to show its details.
Note: Possession or existence of a map does not imply right of access for orienteering or for any other purpose. Permission must be obtained from the landowner.

Map name Near Info Map
Aird’s Park East Taynuilt

The detailed contours in this undulating area give excellent challenges at TD 4 and TD 5. The broadleaved woodland is a mixture of mature oak and younger birch thickets. This area is at its best in the spring.

Airds Park
Ardchattan Oban

This extensive area on the north shores of Loch Etive is mainly open hillside with good contour detail.

Ardkinglas Cairndow

This area is a hill slope on the east side of upper Loch Fyne and is part of the Ardkinglas Estate.

Ardnaskie Taynuilt

The detailed contours in this undulating area give excellent challenges at TD 4 and TD 5.

Aros Park, Mull Tobermory mull


Aros Park Mull
Benmore Gardens Dunoon

Botanical Gardens with intricate path network

Bishops Glen Dunoon

The former reservoir area for Dunoon has a network of paths which are well-used by local people. The hillside is covered with commercial plantation which is generally thick.

Bishops Glen
Bridgend, Islay Bridgend, Islay


Bridgend Islay
Castle Gardens Dunoon

A ‘thumbnail’ area in Dunoon. Careful navigation is required to quickly and successfully complete courses as visibility is varied.

Castle Gardens
Coille Nathais Taynuilt Coille Nathais
Creag Mhic Chailein Connel

Mainly broadleaved woodland, interspersed with open areas; areas of marsh aid navigation.

Creag Mhic
Dunollie Oban

The hilly, mostly rough open area between Dunollie and Ganavan

Dunstaffnage Dunbeg

A great area for short courses, especially around Dunstaffnage Castle, where it is contained by natural boundaries and yet has relatively low visibility in summer.

Fearnoch Taynuilt

A large area of commercial plantation with a network of forest roads. Map is path and off-path. The area is most suited to courses up to TD 3 (including Long Orange) and bike-O

Ganavan Oban

Ganavan comprises rough open heather/grassy moorland rising behind Ganavan beach and north towards Dunstaffnage and Dunbeg.

Ganavan 17082017
Glen Nant Taynuilt

EckO’s latest map

Glen Nant
Glenbranter Strachur

A steep hillside covered with varying ages of plantation forestry. Bracken in felled areas.

Glencoe Lochan Glencoe Lochan map sample
Glencruitten Woods Oban

A spruce plantation with network of paths and tracks on edge of Oban

Glencruitten Woods
Glendaruel Glendaruel

An area of farmland (pasture) and birch trees sandwiched between the road and the river. Marshes can be treacherous if the river has recently flooded.

Glendaruel Caravan Park Glendaruel

Glendaruel Caravan Park is an ideal area to introduce the complexities of map-reading to beginners. In winter there is less undergrowth and visibility is increased.

Glendaruel Cp
Inveraray Inveraray

The mapped area has a variety of terrain. Around Inveraray Castle the land is flat with fields for grazing. On the lower slopes of Dun na Cuaiche there is an extensive network of paths amongst broadleaf woodland.

Inverawe Taynuilt

An area of many terrain types which is bordered by plantation forestry to the east.

Kerrera Oban

An exciting area on an island just SW of Oban. Open moorland running with interesting contour detail supported by patches of intricate rock features.

Kilmory Castle Lochgilphead

Detailed mapping in the south around the loch and the house where there is a detailed network of paths and runnable areas.

Kilmun Dunoon

A deceptively steep hillside with a network of paths criss-crossing it.

Loch Nell and Shenavallie Benderloch

This is a coastal peninsula typical of the west coast of Scotland with a rocky shoreline and several inlets. The area is mainly flat with raised areas of natural mixed woodland.

Loch Nell
Lochgoilhead Lochgoilhead

A steep, tussocky and marshy hillside above the village of Lochgoilhead. The many large crags require careful navigation.

Oban Oban

A 1:5000 street map of part of the town which includes the hill with McCaig’s Tower on the top.

Puck’s Glen Dunoon

A steep hillside, mainly covered with thick plantation sitka spruce, runs along the west edge of the area.

Pucks Glen
Strachur Strachur

This map divides into two separate areas: the open hillside is tussocky (quite heavy going, especially if there has been a lot of rain!).

Sutherland’s Grove Barcaldine

Path and ‘off-path’ map. Mainly plantation forest of varying age. Area is most suitable for up to TD3 courses (including Red) and bike-O.

Sutherlands Grove
Torinturk Taynuilt

Mostly an open runnable hillside with intricate boulder and crag detail.

Tralee Bay Benderloch

Mixture of fast, mature woodland, beach, dunes and caravan park. 1:5000 sprint map (ISSOM) with 2.5m contours.

Tralee Bay