Elmswell Central Scatter Course

This course is situated in the village of Elmswell, between Stowmarket & Bury St Edmunds. If driving to the village you can park at the Blackbourne Community Centre, & the marked 'Start/Finish' is just to the south of the car park. If you live locally you may start at any of the checkpoints, whichever is most convenient, & plan your route from there.

Start Location: 


  • Urban/residential

Type of Course: 

  • Scatter course / Start anywhere

Approximate Length: 

6 to 7 Km

Number of controls: 

15 + Start/Finish

Course time limit: 

  • No time limit / You must return to your Start control again to Finish / You must visit all the controls, including the Start/Finish (2 circles on triangle symbol) to record a result

Please bear in mind: 

  • Use only public roads, paths & open spaces / Be aware of residents, walkers & cyclists / Maintain social distancing at all times / Use the designated points, marked in red on the map, to cross the railway / The course involves crossing busy roads / Under 16s must be accompanied / You're responsible for your own safety, i.e. you take part at your own risk

MapRun reference: 

Suffolk/Central Suffolk/Elmswell and Woolpit/Elmswell Central Start Anywhere Scatter PXAS