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Romsey Group

We are the Romsey 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

Starting from Stockbridge Down we walk north to West Down Nature Reserve via Leckford Golf Course and the Test Way.  Using permissive paths we then skirt the Chilbolton Radio Telescope on the way back to the start.  Great long-distance views from various points along the way.  Please bring a picnic lunch.

Thursday, 14 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:15 am
Start time:
9:45 am
Estimated finish time:
2:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
15.1km / 9.4mi
Ascent:
180m / 591ft
Type:
circular

If you are intending to go on the walk, please inform the walk contact beforehand.

With current numbers joining us on our walks, car-sharing is strongly recommended.

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available
  • Dog friendly
  • No Stiles

Meeting point

Grid reference:
SU 35963 20957
Nearest postcode:
SO51 8AF
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Meeting time:
9:15 am

Romsey Rapids rear car park adjacent to the Romsey Town FC pitch fence for possible car share. Please contact the walk leader if you require a lift.

Starting point

Grid reference:
SU 37487 34661
Nearest postcode:
SO20 6HW
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Start time:
9:45 am

Stockbridge Down car park. Take the Winchester Road out of Stockbridge. The car park is on the right, about 1 mile from the large roundabout in Stockbridge.

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