Monday, 6 June 2022
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 15:30)
Moderate 11.5 miles / 18.5 km
We start in Shawford and take in areas used for encampments for the D Day preparations including Bushfield, Hursley and Hiltingbury. We will have 4 or 5 short stops to look at formerly "Top Secret" historic maps and consider a description of what was where in terms of personnel, vehicles and facilities.
Due to COVID-19, we all need to take extra steps to stay safe. Please follow all safety advice given by the walk leader, including the latest guidelines on physical distancing. For more information about COVID-19 and Ramblers group walks, please see our guidance for walkers on the coronavirus pages of the Ramblers website.
If you would like to join this walk book a place by 27 April using the contact details below. The walk will be closed when the number allowed by the leader for COVID safety is reached. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking so that someone else can take your place. Please do not turn up for a walk without booking, as we will have to turn you away.l
We will only use contact information you provide to get in touch about the walk, or to share if requested with NHS Test and Trace.
At the bottom entrance to Shawford Down near Shawford Station. There is parking available near here and also at the top of Shawford Down. Winchester South Park and Ride is a mile away. No 1 buses from Winchester to Southampton drop off at the top of Shawford Down on the Otterbourne Rd.
Grid reference: SU471249
Nearest postcode: SO21 2BN
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
Bring appropriate clothing and footwear plus a picnic and drinks.
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