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Romsey Ramblers

Romsey Ramblers June Walks 2019

6th June

Breakfast walk round Sherfield English

Time: 08:20am – 8.5 miles/13.7 km – Leisurely

Meet at 08:00am: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 08:20: Sherfield English lay-by. (SO51 6FP, SU285225)

From Sherfield English lay-by walk 3 miles before and 5 miles after garden café breakfast at Hill Farm caravan park. Map: OS Explorer 131.

Contact: Sheila, 01794 517604 or 07870 285149 on the day


8th June

Stagbury Hill

Time: 09:30am – 5 miles/8 km – Leisurely

Starts at 09:30am: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to start. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

A circuit of Cadnam Bog from Black Hill with Duck Hill and Stagbury Hill.  Map: OS Explorer OL32

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


12th June

From the Colonies to North Baddesley

Time: 09:40am – 9 miles/14.5 km – Leisurely

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

Starts at 09:40: Knight Wood at end of Glendowan Rd. Post code is only approximate position. Magnify map and P is parking point. (SO53 4QX, SU423212)

A country walk from Knight Wood via Emer Bog to North Baddesley.  Pub lunch in North Baddesley or picnic.  Maps: OS Explorer OL32 & 131.

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


16th June

Downton and Avon Valley

Time: 09:40am  – 7.5 miles/12.1 km – Leisurely

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

Starts at 09:40am: Contact leader if you wish to join walk in Downton (SP5 3QD, SU181213)

A walk on the Avon Valley Path.  5.5ml am with an optional 2ml on Barford Down pm. Possble pub lunch Wooden Spoon, Downton or picnic. Map: OS Explorer 130.

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


20 June 

Baddesley Common and Ampfield Wood

Time: 09:50am – 9.2 miles/14.8 km – Moderate

Meet at 09:35am: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 09:50am: Large lay-by to south side of Botley Road just to east of Rownhams Lane turn off at North Baddesley.  Beware post code takes you to adjacent housing estate. (SO52 9GF, SU386204)

A country walk across Baddesley Common and through Ampfield Wood with the Keble Way and Monarch’s Way. Some quiet country lanes and large houses. Lunch at the Wheatsheaf, Braishfield or picnic.  Map: OS Explorer 131.

Contact: Claire, 02380733653


22th June

It Might Be Hazel Down?

Time: 09:30am – 5 miles/8 km – Leisurely

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

A country walk around Wherwell and Longstock with river views.  Never far from the Mayfly. Map: OS Explorer 131.

Contact: Margaret & Co, 01794 519094


 27th June

Up the Downs

Time: 10am – 8.9 miles/14.3 km – Moderate (Finishes 15:00 approx.)

Meet at 9am: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10am: Car park at Sustainability Centre, Droxford Road East Meon. (GU32 1HR, SU676190)

An amazing walk along the top of the downs, then down to East Meon for pub lunch or picnic and then back up to the top again.  Maps: OS Explorer OL3, OL8 & OL32.

Contact: Sue and Paul, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


29th June

Braishfield high ground

Time 10am – 5 miles/8.1 km – Leisurely (Finishes 12:45 approx.)

Meet at 09:40: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10am: Braishfield church car park. (SO51 0QH, SU376254)

A walk from Braishfield church taking in wooded and open land, some road and a back garden.  There will be about 5 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