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Geocaching

Geocaching is the real-world treasure hunt that's happening right now, all around you. There are 2,775,063 active geocaches and over 15 million geocachers worldwide.

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Orienteering

An Overview of Geocaching

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.

Involvement

Geocaches can be found all over the world. It is common for geocachers to hide caches in locations that are important to them, reflecting a special interest or skill of the cache owner. These locations can be quite diverse. They may be at your local park, at the end of a long hike, underwater or on the side of a city street.

Equipment

The only necessities are a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the cache, and a Geocaching.com Membership.

Find Geocaching Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre.

LOPC provides adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others at affordable prices in a challenging and safe environment.

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Inspire2tri

Inspire2tri was born from a passion to help people realise personal sporting and fitness achievements, whatever their starting point, goals, ambitions or ‘life’ challenges. We are a NFP Community Interest Company.

1st Woodville (St .Stephens) Scouts

1st Woodville (St Stephens) Scout Group is located in Woodville in the Heart of the National Forest in South Derbyshire. Join us on our adventure! Face the challenges, develop new skills, work as a team and make lasting memories.

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Blaby LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Safeguarding
    Melton LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Active Leicester
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Active Rutland
    Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA

Partners

  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Active Partnerships
  • Harborough LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Rutland
  • Sport England
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth