Saturday, 20 May 2017
Start time: 10:05
Strenuous 14 miles / 22.5 km
Meet SOUTHBOURNE station, West Sussex, 10.03 (London Waterloo 8.30, changing at Havant [dep 9.56]).
A linear walk of about 14 miles at a brisk pace to Havant station, mainly on unspoiled coastal paths. The walk follows the coastal path around the MoD land on Thorney Island, continuing to Emsworth for lunch (choice of pubs and cafes), then the coastal path to Langstone before turning inland to Havant.
Buy a return ticket to Southbourne.
Southbourne Railway Station, West Sussex
Grid reference: SU769059
Nearest postcode: PO10 8FB
Start time: 10:05
Havant Railway Station, Hampshire
Grid reference: SU717065
Nearest postcode: PO9 1PY
This is a linear walk
General notes on Blackheath Walks
Starting Times: Please, even if travelling by car, before travelling check train times with TfL (034 3222 1234; www.tfl.gov.uk) or National Rail (03457 48 49 50; www.nationalrail.co.uk).
When a choice of routes is given (marked 'or' in the Meet instructions above), use the less affected, and if in doubt check with the leader.
Lunch: Lunch on full day walks is usually about 1 hour (or as considered appropriate by the leader on the day) at a public house.
Safety: Please be aware that you take part in all Ramblers’ walks at your own risk.
Dogs: Some walks are unsuitable for dogs; please check with the leader before bringing one.
'Strenuous' walks: any Blackheath walk over 12 miles is categorised as Strenuous, as these walks are ‘brisk’ by general standards. Please contact the walk leader if you have any queries about the walk.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.