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Romsey Ramblers

Romsey Ramblers October 2019 Walks

Sat 5th October  – Chilworth Roman Road

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: Meet leader at Chilworth Church. (SO16 7NN, SU406187)

A walk from Chilworth Church along the Roman Road and returning via Lords Wood with possibility of coffee at the Golf Club. Map: OS Explorer OL22.

Contact: Pat Bo, 02380 276309 or 07943 666596 on the day


Thu 10th October – Martin Down to Broadchalke

Time 10am – 10.5 miles/16.9 km – Moderate

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: Car park at Martin Down. (SP5 5RH, SU038201)

Super downland views in both north and south directions. Pub lunch at the Queen’s Head, Broadchalke, or picnic. Some steep hills. Map: OS Explorer 130.

Walk leader: Pat Ball

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Thu 17th October  – Autumn walk round Lyndhurst

Time 10am – 8.4 miles/13.5 km – Moderate

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: Bolton’s Bench car park on edge of Lyndhurst by Beaulieu Road off Southampton Road west of Ferrari garage. Park just past the war memorial. (SO43 7BQ, SU303081)

An autumn walk in the New Forest round Lyndhurst, via Clay Hill, Bank and Emery Down. Picnic or pub lunch. Map: OS Explorer OL22.

Contact: Sue and Paul, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Fri 18th October – Hedgerow foraging walk

Time 14:30pm – 2 miles/3.2 km – Easy (Finishes 17:00 approx.)

Starts at 14:30: Romsey Rapids car park adjacent to Romsey Town FC for car share to starting point. (SO51 8AF, SU359209)

A foraging walk along autumn hedgerows led by Jon Stokes, Director of Programmes at The Tree Council.

Estimated finish time: 17:00

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Sat 19th October – Lockerley and all Farms North

Time 09:50 – 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 at south end 180 metres south of Lockerley Green Stores NOT over the railway bridge. There are four different greens in Lockerley and the correct one is off East Dean Road. (SO51 0JN, SU290266)

A rural walk from Lockerley Green taking in Holbury Farm, Pug Hole Farm and Park Farm. Map: OS Explorer 131.

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


Thu 24th October – Broughton to Nether Wallop Circular.

Time 10am – 8.5 miles/13.7 km – Moderate (Finishes 14:45 approx.)

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

Starts at 10:00: Top end of Buckholt Road, Broughton. (SO20 8DA, SU301325)

A circular walk from Broughton (top of Buckholt Road) via Broughton Down, Nether Wallop and Nine Mile Water Farm. Picnic Lunch. Map:OS Explorer 131.

Estimated finish time: 14:45

Walk leader: Steve Williams

Contact: Programme Secretary, 01794 278634 or 07802 210481


Thu 31st October 2019 – Autumn around West Wellow

Time 09:20 – 9.4 miles/15.1 km – Moderate

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

Starts at 09:20: Lay-by near school, Romsey Road, West Wellow (SO51 6EA, SU300195)

From lay-by near school, Romsey Road, West Wellow. Via Doctors Hill. Pub available at The Hatchet or picnic. PM via Boulder Wood. Maps: OS Explorer OL22 & Explorer 131.

Contact: Claire, 02380733653


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

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