Current walks


Please see below our forthcoming scheduled walks.

Walks are regularly added, so please keep checking these pages for up to date information.

As always, thanks to all members who volunteer to lead.
IT IS NOT USUALLY NECESSARY TO BOOK A PLACE ON WALKS UNLESS SPECIFICALLY ADVISED.
HOWEVER, SOME WALKS ARE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. IF THIS IS THE CASE CONTACT DETAILS WILL BE GIVEN AND YOU ARE ASKED TO CHECK AVAILABILITY WITH THE LEADER DIRECT.

Please note: In the event of very extreme weather forecasts (heavy rain, storms, AND heatwaves) walks may be cancelled at short notice. In which case the Walks Programme organiser will email all members and amend the website accordingly.
If in doubt the walks programme organiser can be contacted on 07791 222647 or email: [email protected]
SEPTEMBER
Sat 17Leader: Anne H. 02392592892/07905617445
Meet: for 10am start Hambledon church CP, to right of church.
GR.SU 646 152.  Address: Church Lane PO7 4RT.
Distance: approx. 9 miles
Details: A walk around Hambledon to Chidden, Glidden Farm and back. Hilly with a few stiles.
Wed 21“Watercress Wander”
Leader: Val, 07791 222647
An “away day” starting at Alresford comprising a ride on the Watercress Line train, or the bus, followed by a 7.5mile linear walk.
FULL DETAILS ARE NOW AVAILABLE.
Non-members
please contact Val on 07791 222647.
Sat 24
Wed 28Leaders: Sheila: 07443 627007 and Lynne: 07425 174652
Meet: for 10am start at St Catherine’s Park and Ride, Garnier Road, Winchester. Postcode for Sat Nav: SO23 9NP. 
GR: SU488278
Distance: 8 miles
Details: A Circular walk from St Catherine’s Hill by the River Itchen/Itchen navigation, then via Shawford Down, Shepherd’s Lane, Silkstead Lane, Whiteshute Lane and St Cross.
Walk is undulating with some fine views.

Note: Charge for P&R car park is £3.50 and the website states ‘coins are required’ so please be prepared.
 

 
OCTOBER
 
Sat 1Leader: Barbara M, mob 07983 740297.
LEISURELY WALK
Meet: for 10am start at Stansted Park overflow CP.
GR SU757099
Distance: 7 miles
Details: Via Sussex Border Path, Roland’s Castle, Forestside Church and Forest Hanger. A gentle stroll around Stansted Forest.
Stiles: 3
Monday 3 to Friday 7Club holiday to Malham Tor – HF Holidays, Newfield Hall, Skipton BD23 4AA
Sat 08
Wed 12Leader: Lynne
Meet: for 10am start from Beaconhill Beeches CP above Warnford. GR SU 599227.
Distance: 10 miles
Details: Walk goes through Betty Monday’s Bottom, St Claire’s Farm, Cleverley Cottages, Stephen Castle Down and Wind Farm. A mixture of farm tracks, woodland and farms.
 
Sat 15Leader Alan M, mob 07759 684384.
Meet: for 10 am start from Fort Nelson CP on south side of Portsdown Road. GR SU606068
Distance: 9 miles
Details: via Southwick, Common Lane, Lodge Farm, Bere Farm, Tony’s Field, Spurling Farm and Boarhunt.
Wed 19Leaders: Sandy and Lynne
Meet: for 10am start from outside Farnham Station
(Note: The station car park costs £8:40 for the day; toilets on the platform) Sandy & Lynne can provide lifts.
Distance: 12.5 miles
Details: This walk is the first of three that together will cover the Saint Swithun’s Way, a 34-mile long-distance walk from Farnham to Winchester, broadly following the old pilgrimage route. The walk is flat or gently undulating – no steep climbs and only one stile. We pass through lovely rural Hampshire countryside and a number of ancient villages: Dippenhall, Bentley, Lower Froyle (where we’ll stop for lunch at the Anchor Inn), Upper Froyle and Holybourne. From Alton we’ll catch one of the half-hourly trains back to Farnham (£4 or £2:60 with railcard).