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Group name: Southampton

This group is a part of Hampshire Area.

023 8055 3883

   Enjoy walking in Hampshire and the surrounding area then why not give us a try?

We offer friendly company on our guided walks of which there are at least 5 every week, in the local area and further afield. These range in length from a few miles, ideal for those new to or returning to walking, to all-day walks for the more experienced walker as well as coach trips and social events. There is something for everyone so why not come along and meet us, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and above all enjoy yourself. You’re very welcome to try our walks  : no need to book, just turn up and make yourself known to the leader.       

  If you choose to Follow us on our Facebook page  you will be notified of the very latest  news, walks and social event update  posts and you can also  post comments and photos .  Many of the Group's archived photos have also been posted to Facebook: to Follow us click the    like symbol.

                                                      WHAT'S COMING UP   

  • Our AGM at Atherley Bowling Club, Friday 15th November : Following the business there will be a very entertaining talk by our guest speaker on the “Murder, mayhem, pillage and plunder” of Medieval Southamptont : all members welcome .
  • Our very popular Xmas meal at  Brockenhurst on 8th December at 12 noon: hurry, this is restricted to 30 seats  booking form , for  lighter refreshments there are several pubs and tearooms in Brockenhurst.

  • Preceding the meal there will be a morning walk where seasonal refreshments will help you warm up at the start , seasonal attire welcome!

  • As part of the Festival Of Winter Walks there will be a walk EVERY day from 20th December to 5th January inclusive.     

  • Area AGM 15th February 2020 at Soberton Village Hall, 2-5 pm

  • FREE FIRST AID TRAINING FOR RAMBLERS : Until December RA HQ are funding local First Aid courses for Ramblers run by St Johns Ambulance. These are half day Courses and  unlike previous courses these have been tailored to meet the likely First Aid needs of Ramblers  on Group walks. Click on the map to find a local course and if you would like to attend please register as soon as possible on the link provided . Please let us know if you've registered and also let us have your feedback .

  • November'19 - February'20 Walks Programme  PDF download

                                              PLEASE SUPPORT OUR GROUP

  • Get your Programme and Newsletter by email: it's quicker  and saves paper and  distribution costs :  See Join The Ramblers page for details.
  • When joining the RA please remember to select "Southampton" when selecting your Group.  By doing this not only will you support our Group's activities but you will receive our walks programme and newsletter as well as being able  to join walks led by the   500 or so RA Groups through England , Wales and Scotland.


  • Southampton Ramblers are proud to be affiliated to the Walking Partnership. Help support our group by booking your walking holidays with Ramblers Walking Holidays, Cruise and Walk Holidays, or Adagio and nominate Southampton Ramblers Group when booking to ensure we receive vital funds through the  Walking Partnership  (last year we received £540 which covers our walks programme costs) : here is the  Ramblers Walking Holidays brochure