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Romsey Ramblers

Romsey Ramblers Group Walks in February 2020

Sat 1 FebruaryStockbridge – King’s Somborne

09:55 – 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 09:55: Park in Lion’s Den NT car park at the north end of Commons Marsh near Manor Farm House. (SO20 6JA, SU357346)

Circular country walk from Stockbridge to King’s Somborne via North Park Farm returning on the Clarendon Way and Test Way. Steep hill at start. Map OS Explorer 131.

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


Thu 6 FebruaryWitch hunt

09:30 – 9.7 miles/15.6 km – Moderate

Meet at 09:00: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 09:30: Layby where the byway crosses the road from The Rack and Manger (closed) to Up Somborne. (SO21 2PH, SU410330)

A circular walk from Mother Russell’s post via Crawley and Sparsholt. Finishing on Mother Russell’s path (recently cleared by Romsey Ramblers). Byways and tracks. Pub lunch at The Plough at Sparsholt or picnic nearby. Map OS Explorer OL32.

Contact: Sue and Paul, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Wed 12 FebruaryAround the Tytherleys

09:30 – 9 miles/14.5 km – Leisurely

Meet at 09:05: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 09:30: Spearywell car park (SO51 0LS, SU316276)

Country walk from Spearywell through Holbury Wood past French Moor and Stony Batter. Pub lunch at the Black Horse or picnic. Map: OS Explorer 131.

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


Sat 15 FebruaryTiptoe through the Snowdrops – Woodfords

10:00 – 5 miles/8 km – Leisurely (Finishes 12:15 approx.)

Meet at 09:15: Romsey Rapids Car Park adjacent to Football Ground for car share to start. Meet the leader at the start. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Heale House car park. Middle Woodford (SP4 6NS, SU124365)

A circular walk through attractive villages and woodland with good views over the river Avon. Refreshments available at the Heale Plant Centre Tea Room and possible stroll around Heale House Gardens at the end of the walk. Map: OS Explorer 130.

Snowdrops dependant on weather!

Estimated finish time: 12:15

Contact: Jean K, 01794 323062 or 07717642087


Thu 20 FebruaryMedstead Circular

10:00 – 8 miles/12.9 km – Moderate (Finishes 14:30 approx.)

Meet at 08:50: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:00: Car Park alongside Large Green in Roe Downs Road, Medstead. (GU34 5PJ, SU658368)

A walk from Medstead via Hattingley, Oxdrove Way, Upper & Lower Wield and Jennie Green Lane. Pub lunch at “The Yew Tree”, Lower Wield or picnic. Map: OS Explorer 144.

Estimated finish time: 14:30

Walk leader: Steve Williams

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Thu 27 February – Circular Braishfield Eldon

09:00 – 7.7 miles/12.4 km – Leisurely

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

Starts at 09:00: On gravelly verge on right when coming from Braishfield Manor near where Monarch’s Way crosses Paynes Hay Road. (SO51 0PS, SU372258)

A circular walk from the top end of Braishfield starting on the Monarch’s Way via Lower Eldon Farm and Eldon Church. Short car journey from walk end to The Wheatsheaf for pub lunch or picnic nearby. Some easy stiles. Map: OS Explorer 131.

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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