Ashurst Stroll

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2.8 ml
1.5 hr
Ashurst New Forest railway station, SO40 7AA

Distance: 2.8 miles (4.5 km)

Start: Ashurst New Forest railway station or bus stop; Grid SU334 101, Postcode  SO40 7AA.
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From Ashurst railway station this short and easy walk explores a variety of landscapes that characterise the New Forest. The route first takes you past open Forest lawns where ponies graze and through Churchplace Inclosure, a timber plantation, before crossing the railway into Ashurst Wood. Then continue along a road that winds pleasantly through ancient pasture woodland and across a grassy lawn to the historic remains of a saltpetre house. Return via a roadside cycle track to Ashurst village.

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Be Forest Friendly: Please obey all forestry warning signs and ensure all gates are closed behind you. Be aware of cyclists and horse riders using the tracks.

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