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CROESO - The Welsh Festival of Orienteering

Croeso is a week-long orienteering festival held every 4 years.  

CROESO 2012 - Aberystwyth - 22nd to 28th July 2012

The 6 Days of Orienteering in Wales will be based in Aberystwyth, a Victorian coastal resort town on the west coast of Wales.

CROESO 2012 will provide 4 Long races, 1 Middle race and 1 Urban race, with an optional training day. Our event centre is Aberystwyth University and will be the focal point for CROESO 2012. The event campsite is adjacent to the University campus and will accommodate tents, campervans and caravans. Single and multiple occupancy en-suite rooms are available in the University.
More details can be found on the link below:



Took place in South Wales from 3-9 August. The event centre was Parc Bryn Bach.

Areas used were Merthyr Common, The Blorenge, Pwll Du, Clydach Terrace, Mynydd Y Garn and Wentwood Forest.


The CROESO 2004 Festival took place in South Wales from Saturday, 14th August to Saturday, 21st August.  Its website has now closed, but some historic details will remain for a limited period.


  14 Aug        Training Day Storey Arms
1 15 Aug  NGOC  Welsh Champs Sennybridge (area 1)
2 16 Aug  ERYRI Sennybridge (area 2)               Maggie Oliver      01286 871494
3 17 Aug  BOK   Pwll Du
4 19 Aug  POW   Carneddau                          Brian Morris         01952 770308
5 20 Aug  SBOC  Ogof Ffynnon Ddu                   Niall Reynolds       01792 527566  (interim contact)
6 21 Aug  SWOC  Sennybridge (area 3)               Nigel Ferrand        02920 255037 / 07801 038 20


CROESO 2004 was a 6-day event with 4 out of 6 days to count. Scoring was based on the Scottish multi-day system.
All days were Age-class events. Additional courses: Novice Men and Novice Women; Colour coded (White, Yellow, Orange and Light Green).
Prizes were awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd on the 'L' and 'A' courses, and 1st and Runner-up on the 'S' and 'B' courses.
A String course was provided for all days - with differently-coloured awards for each day completed (as in previous CROESO festivals).