Distance: 4.3 miles (6.9 km)
Start: Outside the Red Lion pub, Boldre. Grid ref. SZ 988 314 Postcode SO41 8NE.
Beginning in the pretty village of Boldre, this is a peaceful and varied walk through country lanes, farmland and an ancient woodland nature reserve. The route is dotted with traditional Forest properties and visits St John the Baptist Church, which has a fascinating literary connection with the village. The walk returns alongside the meandering Lymington River to Boldre Bridge.
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