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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
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Overview

A circular countryside walk with beautiful Hampshire views and passing through Upper Wield with its Norman church and pretty thatched cottages.  Hopefully we will be able to enjoy some early spring flowers and soaring skylarks and raptors, depending on the weather. 

Sunday, 17 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:10 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
131.1m / 430ft
Type:
circular

No facilities on route. Bring mid morning snack, lunch and drink. The walk is mainly on footpaths over farmland so may be muddy and uneven. There are several stiles to cross. 

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
SU 72379 39875
Nearest postcode:
GU34 2QX
what3words:
evaporate.galaxies.secrets
Meeting time:
9:10 am

Alton Health Centre, Anstey Road. Rear Car park

Starting point

Grid reference:
SU 65824 36902
Nearest postcode:
GU34 5PJ
what3words:
revise.dupe.imported
Start time:
9:30 am

Parking area alongside Medstead Village Green, Roedowns Road, Medstead

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