COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, we all need to take extra steps to stay safe. Please follow all safety advice given by the walk leader, including the latest guidelines on physical distancing. For more information about COVID-19 and Ramblers group walks, please see our guidance for walkers on the coronavirus pages of the Ramblers website here. In order to minimise the risk as far as possible we have have also published guidance for members here.

Do not attend if you have any symptoms of Corona Virus.

If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking so that someone else can take your place. Please do not turn up for a walk without booking, as we will have to turn you away.

For your safety, we request that you avoid car sharing, and it is recommended that you bring hand sanitizer to reduce the risk of infection after touching gates/stiles etc.

Booking required

Minstead Meander

L Leisurely
: Dominic Mann : 07826 337158
Afternoon walk starting in Minstead and taking in Newtown and woodland as we circle Hart Hill.
: Football Green Car Park, Minstead
: Come off at junction 1 of the M27 and follow signs for the A337 to Lyndhurst. Take the right hand turning to Minstead and follow the road round as it bends left. Football Green car park will be on the right before you get into Minstead.
: SU290110
: 50.8983127775377,-1.5880360923367
: Golden Croft, Football Green, Minstead, Lyndhurst SO43 7FQ, UK
Booking required

Chawton Wander

L Leisurely
: Peter Cresswell : 07725 981691
A gentle6 and a half mile wander in Jane Austen's neck of the woods. Highlights on this trip will be Chawton house, and an early Medieval Chuch dating back to 1100. A good walk for a new member and if you've had a long break from walking. Due to reduced capacity please only book onto one walk at a time.
: Free Parking at Chawton car park GU34 1SE
: Sat nav to car park GU34 1SE - off the A31
: SU708375
: 51.1327527140858,-0.9883870886441
: 3 The Terrace, Chawton, Alton GU34 1SE, UK
: Peter Cresswell : 07725 981691
Every year since we have a bonfire night social, sadly this is just another thing covid has taken away. All hope is not lost however as the National Young Ramblers online quiz is back with a Halloween and Bonfire night special! Put your spooky knowledge the test, it promises to be explosive....sorry. The quiz will be held on the national young ramblers Discord server and will be open to young ramblers across the country. It is hosted by myself and Beth Stark from the Young Chilterns Walkers. Link to join here - https://discord.gg/MnfgeSB a mic is recommended but not essential. I hope to “see” you there!
: Your house!
: Turn on phone/laptop/desktop, get a drink, get headphones/speakers get your comfy... (I had to put the point somewhere but this is an ONLINE event ONLY)
: SU436311
: 51.0782385598757,-1.3789129257202
: The Well House, Woodlands Rd, Sparsholt, Winchester SO21 2NR, UK
Booking required
: Oliver Peto : 07876 561360
From the car park we will head towards Churt past some fields and lakes, then near Beacon Hill and Grayshott before visiting the lakes of Waggoners Wells hopefully with Autumnal leaf colour then returning to Headley Via Ludshott common
: Post code GU35 8QH Car park next to Headley village green along the B3002 NOT the football ground!
: From Bordon the car park is Just on the left Past "Victorian dreams" antiques
: SU824362
: 51.1194884458451,-0.8230870341301
: Headley Green, Headley, Bordon GU35 8QH, UK
Booking required
: Tim B : 07796 371694
Inspired by numerous Dorset folk songs, we'll meet in the village hall car park in Stourpaine, then walk southwest to Ibberton via Durweston and Coombe Bottom. We'll pick up the ancient Wessex Ridgeway over Bell Hill to Shillingstone, then loop around Child Okeford manor, before walking through the rich and ancient history of Hambledon Hill and Hod Hill. For interest, the total ascent on this walk is 2495ft. Please bring a packed lunch, we will have a well-earned drink in the pub after the walk.
: Village Hall Car Park Stourpaine
: From Blandford, head for Stourpaine and turn left just after the pub.
: ST858095
: 50.8853010957239,-2.2030235353803
: 1 Hod Dr, Stourpaine, Blandford Forum DT11 8TJ, UK
Booking required

Matley Heath Meander

L Leisurely
: Tim B : 07796 371694
A nice, gentle walk in the New Forest, perfect for a Saturday afternoon. We'll start at the car park opposite Beaulieu Road Station, and walk north-west to Ashurst Lodge. We then turn South west to Park Pale, before heading east through Denny Inclosure, back to the start. There is a variety of open heath land and forest on this walk which should give plenty of opportunity to see some New Forest wildlife.
: Forestry Commission Car Park OPPOSITE Beaulieu Road station
: From Lyndhurst take Beaulieu Road (B3056, opposite the fire station). Follow the road for about 2.5 miles, go over the railway bridge, the car park is on your left OPPOSITE the station and the pub.
: SU350063
: 50.8554708075654,-1.5029489994049
: Decoy Pond Farmhouse, Beaulieu Rd, Brockenhurst SO42 7YQ, UK
Booking required
: Tim B : 07796 371694
This walk takes in the rural beauty of Hook and the seascapes of the Solent in a 9.5 mile circular walk from the Meon valley. It will be getting dark as we finish the walk, so it should be a good time to spot animals, but please bring a torch.
: Thatchers Copse Car Park, Meon Valley
: From the M27 take junction 9 and follow the A27 towards Fareham. At the roundabout after the Eaton Factory take the 3rd exit onto St. Margarets Lane. At the T-junction turn left then take the first road on your right. At the isolated group of houses there is a sharp right-hand corner followed by a sharp left-hand corner. The car park is about 50 yards after the left-hand corner.
: SU528037
: 50.8306212439429,-1.2502527236938
: Meon Road, Titchfield, Fareham PO14 4HH, UK
Booking required

Faulkner Down walk

M Moderate
: Adrian : 07929 597134
Second half of a longer walk, we will be taking part of the Test way up to Faulkner down, then making our way back through Folly copse, returning to Middleton village. It's advised to bring waterproofs. You must book on this walk, if not a member please email the leader and they can book you on.
: Long Parish church car park in Middleton village
: Easiest route is east bound on the A303, take the junction off to Longparish/Wherwell, westbound junction is currently closed to through traffic, as of October.
: SU426439
: 51.1932254942211,-1.3916442905698
: 10 Strand St, Middleton, Andover SP11 6PB, UK