Annual Pancake walk along Portsdown Hill
Tuesday, 5 March 2019
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 13:00)
Leisurely 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
From the car park on the south side of the road at Fort Nelson we walk east along the ridge of Portsdown Hill - great views to both north and south. We head back over the motorway for our refreshment stop - a freshly made pancake with lemon and sugar of course plus tea or coffee. Free refreshments - for a voluntary donation (donations split between the Macmillan Centre at QA and Portsmouth and SE Hampshire Samaritans). Then back up the hill vai Upper Cornaway Lane to the car park.
Park in the car park on the south side of the road at Fort Nelson. We will meet in the top section of the car park. This car park is free (the one by the Fort has a charge)
Map: Outdoor Leisure 3 or Explorer 119
Grid reference: SU608069
Nearest postcode: PO17 6AN
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
Mainly on field paths with a section on the verge by a road. Toilets are available at Fort Nelson just after the start of the walk and at the refreshment stop.
All pancakes freshly made at the mid-walk stop - gluten and dairy free pancakes available - tell the leader at the start of the walk or by phone in advance.
Local walk grade: C
Ascent: 152 m / 500 feet
Facilities: Refreshments, Toilet, Parking
The Meon Group offers 3 walks of varying lengths every Sunday throughout the year with some mid-week walks. Our walks are mainly in Hampshire and West Sussex with occasional trips across to the Isle of Wight. Extras include coach based walks and ...
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