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Emer Bog and Baddesley Common

County: Hampshire        Area: Just outside the New Forest – Romsey/North Baddesley Distance: 3.3km Time: 45mins Refreshments: None Parking – Numerous options, see below. Looking for a nice short walk near Romsey and North Baddesley, just outside of the New Forest? Then look no further than this walk! It goes through the two nature reserves of …

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New Forest

New Forest Walk: Fritham

County: Hampshire        Area: New Forest Distance: 11.8km / 7.3miles Time: 2hr 40minutes Refreshments: The Royal Oak, Fritham Overview This is a beautiful circular walk on the ‘quieter’ side of the Forest, where you will see New Forest Ponies and Donkeys. Although Fritham itself is a popular hotspot for the ponies, locals and tourists! Most of …

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Aviemore

Aviemore

Getting to Aviemore from Hampshire, is never the quickest journey. However my journey was pretty relaxing and actually as quick as it could be. Flying from Heathrow to Inverness, the wind made sure there was enough turbulence to make the grey cloud more interesting! I had booked Highland Yaks to pick me up from the …

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South Downs Way

South Downs Way

The South Downs Way is a beautiful National Trail running through the South Downs National Park. It is one of the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes in the UK. The trail can be completed on foot, bike or horse – so lots of options to get on the trail and see the beautiful chalky escarpments …

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Four Downland Villages Walk

County: Berkshire Area: Brightwalton, Peasemore, Leckhampstead, Chaddleworth Distance: 9.6 miles Time: 4.5hrs Refreshments: Pubs in Peasemore and Leckhampstead This is a lovely walk through 4 picturesque downland villages, each with their own unique character. It passes through a lot of arable and pastureland, with nice wide paths. There are some longish sections on country lanes, …

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Standford Dingley Walk

Stanford Dingley Walk

County: Berkshire Area: Stanford Dingley, between Newbury and Theale Distance: 5.1km / 3.2miles Time: 1hr 15mins Refreshments: Two Pubs in Stanford Dingley Stanford Dingley This is a lovely short circular walk from Stanford Dingley. The village gets its name from Stanford meaning ‘Stoney-Ford’ in Old English, and Dingley being the name of the lords of …

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Snelsmore Common, Donnington Castle & Bagnor

Overview County: Berkshire Area: Snelsmore Common Country Park, Bagnor and Winterbourne (just north of Newbury) Distance: 7.5 miles Time: 4hrs Refreshments: Little refreshment hut at the parking of Snelsmore (not reliable), pub in Bagnor. This is a lovely walk to do in Berkshire when it’s not too hot as most of the walk is out …

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Ashampstead Yattendon Berkshire Walk

Walk in Berkshire: Ashampstead, Yattendon

Overview County: Berkshire Area: Ashampstead, Yattendon Distance: 7.5 Miles (with optional short cuts) Time: 4hrs Refreshments: Pub, Café and Shop in Yattendon, and farm shop/café near Ashampstead This circular walk shows off the beautiful Berkshire countryside and the two lovely villages of Ashampstead and Yattendon– both of which we have said we want to revisit! …

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Crimson Clover

Brimpton and Hampshire Border Forests

County: Hampshire/Berkshire Area: Ashford Hill, Wasing Place and Brimpton Distance: 7 Miles Time: 4hours Refreshments: Yes – pubs in villages A 7 mile walk in the relatively unknown and quiet countryside of the Hampshire/Berkshire border is perfect for a sunny day. Normally my day walks are much longer than this, but 7 miles is a …

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