Saturday, 26 May 2018
Start time: 10:30
Strenuous 24 miles / 38.6 km
This walk forms part of the Test Valley weekend away. Day walkers are welcome to join the weekend trip today - bring a packed lunch. Members wishing to join us for the subsequent two days this weekend are advised to book accommodation in advance - see weekend away forum for details. This stage will take us from the canal-side village of Kintbury to Longparish, via Inkpen Beacon. There one ascent of about 250metres, but otherwise the terrain is quite easy-going and we will take in a number of pretty villages on this moderately-paced walk as well as some lovely countryside. There's a likely pub stop during the walk and another at the end of the walk (22 miles). From there, there is a choice of evening options to get back to London:- Taxi to Whitchurch station. Total walk length 22 miles.- Walk for 2 miles, bus to Whitchurch. Total walk length 24 miles.- Walk to Whitchurch. Total walk length 26.5 miles.
Terrain: One significant ascent, otherwise flattish
Travel: Take 9:07 from London Paddington, arr. Kintbury 10:27. Buy return to Whitchurch (Hampshire) and an extra single from Reading to Kintbury
Grid reference: SU386672
Nearest postcode: RG17 9UN
Start time: 10:30
Whitchurch (Hampshire) station
Grid reference: SU463488
Nearest postcode: RG28 7ER
This is a linear walk
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