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Romsey Ramblers

Romsey Ramblers August Walks 2019

1st August – Wimborne St Giles Circular

10am – 8.5 miles/13.7 km – Moderate (Finishes 15:15 approx.)

Meet at 08:40: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Park in Wimborne St Giles on roadside by wall opposite war memorial and school. (BH21 5LZ, SU031119)

A walk from Wimborne St Giles over Harley Down to Gussage All Saints returning via Brockington Lane. Picnic or pub available at Gussage All Saints. Map: OS Explorer 118.

Estimated finish time: 15:15

Walk leader: Steve Williams

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


3rd August 2019 – Woodford Villages and Durnford Manor

10am – 5 miles/8 km – Leisurely

Meet at 09:15: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. Meet leader at the start. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Meet leader at the start in Middle Woodford at the car park on the sports field next to the school. (SP4 6NR, SU120362)

A circular walk through attractive villages and woodland with good views over the River Avon. Bring picnic lunch. Map: OS Explorer 130.

Contact: Jean K, 01794 323062 or 07717642087


8th August 2019 – Tisbury to Swallowcliffe

10am – 9 miles/14.5 km – Moderate

Meet at 08:30: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car sharing to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Public car park in Tisbury. (SP3 6JN, ST946294)

Quaint villages and downland views with the added bonus of ‘The Royal Oak pub at Swallowcliffe. Pub lunch or picnic. Map: OS Explorer 118.

Walk leader: Pat Ball

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


11th August 2019 – Beaulieu Aerodrome

10am – 6 miles/9.7 km – Leisurely

Meet at 09:30: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Hawkshill Car Park on B3005 1/2 miles from Stockley Cottage. (Note: post code is 1.5 miles from car park). (SO42 7QL, SU350018)

New Forest walk around Beaulieu Aerodrome and New Copse. Morning walk only. Map: OS Explorer OL 22.

Contact: Noel & Pat Bo, 02380 276309 or 07943 666596 on the day, boultingp@gmail.com


15th August 2019 – Egbury Whitchurch

09:45 – 10.7 miles/17.2 km – Moderate

Meet at 08:30: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 09:45: Wide grass verge on left of road just south of Egbury (SP11 6DP, SU439523)

A circular walk from Egbury via Whitchurch taking in woods, green lanes and a vineyard. Picnic or pub lunch (The Kings Arms) in Whitchurch. Map: OS Explorer 144.

Contact: Sue and Paul, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


17th August 2019 – Farley Mount Circular

10am – 5.5 miles/8.8 km – Leisurely

Meet at 09:20: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car sharing to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Car park nearest Farley Mount monument to the left of the through road when travelling from Winchester direction. (SO20 6RL, SU407293)

Woods and downlands around Farley Mount. Map: OS Explorer 131.

Walk leader: Pat Ball

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


21st August 2019 – The Stately Houses of Landford

09:45am – 9 miles/14.5 km – Moderate

Meet at 09:15: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 09:45: Landford Wood Mission Hall. Turn right on Stocks Lane off A36 Salisbury Road just before the Landford Poacher (when travelling west), continue for 0.9 ml then turn right at T junction through stone gate posts. (SP5 2ER, SU259213)

A country walk encompassing Melchet Court, Landford Manor and Landford Lodge. Pub lunch Landford Poacher or picnic. Map: OS Explorer 131 for start; then OS Explorer OL 22.

Contact: Tom, 02380 731279 or 07866 493333 on the day


24th August 2019 – The path to the Star

09:50am – 5 miles/8 km – Leisurely

Meet at 09:30: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 09:50: Spearywell Car Park (SO51 0LS, SU316277)

A rural walk from Spearywell, near Mottisfont, to the Star returning past St Peter’s Church and Keepers Cottage. Map: OS Explorer 131.

Contact: Brian M, 01794 884133 or 07788 414595 on the day.


29th August 2019 – Following the fox

10am – 9 miles/14.5 km – Moderate

Meet at 08:45: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Park on the grass verge on the right of the road from Preston Candover towards Bradley before the right turn to Bradley – past a barn on the right and before a row of four cottages on the left. (SO24 9SB, SU629419)

A circular walk from Bradley to Ellisfield where there will be lunch at The Fox or a picnic and then back to Bradley. Foot paths, open country and woods. Map: OS Explorer 144.

Contact: Steve Irish, 07966 186987, steveirish1@me.com

Walkers must be 18 or over or accompanied by a responsible adult. Newcomers welcome


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