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Romsey Ramblers

Romsey Ramblers May Walks 2019

Thurs 2nd May – Bluebells in the Itchen Valley

Time 10am – 9 miles/14.5 km – Moderate (Finishes 15:00 approx.)

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

Starts at 10:00: Itchen Wood CP (SO21 1PP, SU529363)

From Itchen Wood car park, walk via Itchen Stoke.  Pub, The Plough, or picnic lunch. Map OS Explorer 132.

Contact: Malcolm , 02380 741955 or 07812 433184 on the day


 

Thurs 9th May – A circular walk from Hurstbourne Tarrant

Time: 10am – 9.5 miles/15.3 km – Moderate (Finishes 15:15 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 off Church Street at Hurstbourne Tarrant next to Playing Field and Community Centre. (SP11 0AY, SU384528)

A walk through woods and open fields from Hurstbourne Tarrant via Frenches Farm, Rag Copse, Wildhern and Doles Farm. Pub lunch at “The Hare and Hounds” at Wildhern or picnic. Map: OS Explorer 131.

Walk leader: Steve Williams
Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Sat 11 May – Around Braishfield

Time: 09:30 – 4.8 miles/7.7 km – Leisurely

Starts at 09:30: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point.  Anyone wishing to go direct to the walking start point can contact the leader just before the walk. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

A circular walk around Braishfield along footpaths and lanes, with a few stiles. Map: OS Explorer 131.

Contact: Ross, 01794 368012 or 07935 917133 on the day


Thurs 16 May – Watership Down

Time: 10am – 9.2 miles/14.8 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 10:00: Stubbington Down car park  (RG25 3EJ, SU516564)

Freemantle Park Down, Kingsclere, Brenda Parker Way, Sydmonton and Watership Down.  Lunch at The Royal Oak Ecchinswell or picnic.  Map: OS Explorer 144

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


Sun 19th May – Crossing the River Dun

Time: 10:30am – 6 miles/9.7 km – Leisurely (Finishes 13:45 approx.)

Meet at 10:00: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

Starts at 10:30: The Mill Arms Dunbridge. (SO51 0RA, SU319260)

A circular walk from the Mill Arms across the River Dun to Butts Green. Picnic or Pub lunch at the Mill Arms. Map OS Explorer 131.

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


Sat 25th May – Broughton in the Monarch’s footsteps.

Time: 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: Park along Stevens Drove in Houghton. (SO20 6LP, SU341321)

A circular walk from Houghton to Broughton following the Monarch’s Way.

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


Thurs 30th May – Chilmark to Fonthill Park

Time: 10am – 9 miles/14.5 km – Moderate (Finishes 15:00 approx.)

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: Chilmark Church car park (SP3 5AS, ST969327)

Walk south from Chilmark to Upper Chicksgrove then west along the River Nadder to Tisbury.  Continue west, then north to pub ‘The Beckford Arms’ for picnic, or lunch in the pub (which is expensive!).  Continue north to Fonthill Park then south and east-north-east back to Chilmark. The latter half of the walk is scenically very attractive. Map OS Explorer 143.

Walk leader: Pat Ball

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481

 


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

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