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Alton Group

We are the Alton Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Starting from Workhouse Road Car Park in East Meon we will walk through the church yard and across the fields to Drayton.  The route continues along Halnaker Lane turning left at the crossroads and takes a steep climb to Small Down.  Taking the pathway down and back to East Meon.

Thursday, 14 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:25 am
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
12:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
8km / 5.0mi
Ascent:
105.8m / 347ft
Type:
circular

Bring a drink and snack/lunch as required.

There is one steep climb to negotiate both up and down.  Some areas may be muddy and there are a few stiles.  Please wear sturdy footwear.

Meeting point

Grid reference:
SU 70479 38051
Nearest postcode:
GU34 1GT
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Meeting time:
9:25 am

Alton Sports Centre Lower Car Park by Alton Skate Park, Jubilee Playing Field, Chawton Park Road, Alton or in the upper overflow car park. Leader will be at meet point.

Starting point

Grid reference:
SU 67720 22219
Nearest postcode:
GU32 1PF
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Start time:
10:00 am

East Meon Village Car Park, Workhouse Lane

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking