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Number of results: 10

  1. Add Knightwood Oak to your Itinerary

    Knightwood Oak

    0.4 Mile
    On this walk you will end up at the wonderful Knightwood Oak, this tree is believed to be the largest Oak tree in the New Forest. Knightwood Oak is protected by a traditional cleft oak fence. Enjoy the surroundings on this very easy walk.

  2. Exbury Village and Lepe

    5.9 miles (9.3 km)
    Situated on the southern edge of the New Forest and a mile from the Solent coast, Exbury is a peaceful and beautiful village with a fascinating history and important war time links to Lepe and the build up to D-Day. The walk…

  3. Add Lyndhurst Parish Walk to your Itinerary

    Lyndhurst Parish Walk

    8.5 Miles
    Discover the beauty of the parish, start from the thriving village centre, out to Bolton’s Bench and on into the tranquillity beyond.

  4. Beaulieu to Bucklers Hard

    2 Miles

    One of the most popular routes for families is from beautiful Beaulieu to the historic Buckler’s Hard.

    To access the route map click the website link above.

  5. Add Lymington Town Trail to your Itinerary

    Lymington Town Trail

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    Lymington

    2 miles (3.2 km)
    A shorter walk packed full of local history. Visit St Barbe museum, the modern day quay and the bustling high street. See yachts moored in the harbour, the sea water baths and fine coastal views.

  6. Add Rufus Stone to your Itinerary

    Rufus Stone

    0.2 Miles
    The Rufus Stone is a very short walk from the car park on a good gravel path and the legend on the stone is worth the effort.

  7. Add Godshill and Castle Hill to your Itinerary

    Godshill and Castle Hill

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    Fordingbridge

    2.6 miles (4.2 km), 3.6 miles (5.8 km) with detour
    This walk takes you along quiet field and woodland paths to the site of an Iron Age hill fort. It then continues to a stream-side hamlet on the edge of Castle Hill. There are views across the…

  8. Add Avon Valley Walk to your Itinerary

    Avon Valley Walk

    34 Miles
    This walking route will take you from Salisbury - one of the most beautiful cathedral cities in England - to Christchurch Priory and the sea.

  9. Add Walhampton Monument Trail to your Itinerary

    Walhampton Monument Trail

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    Lymington

    3.2 miles (5.1 km)
    Visit the monument to Admiral Sir Harry Burrard-Neale (1765-1835), a prominent Naval officer and former MP for Lymington who was greatly admired for the chages he brought to the town.


    This walk also enjoys good views over the…

  10. Brook to Minstead Village

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    Bramshaw

    7.2 miles (11.6 km)
    Visit the Rufus Stone to discover the mystery surrounding the death of King William II. The route then follows quiet country lanes to the unspoilt village of Minstead where the famous detective writer and spiritualist Sir Arthur…

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