29th May 2022


Walk 106 RSPB: Bird and Wildlife Walk

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THEMED WALK:
Introduction to the wildlife and birds that are vocally active at this time of day during the spring.


Start time and meeting point:

9:00 am King's Pond Car Park

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Approx distance and duration:

1 - 2 miles / 2 - 3 hours

Difficulty:


Walk Leader:

Peter Hutchins

 

Additional information:


All walks are free to attend but you must book in advance.

Sorry no dogs allowed.

All travel costs (buses, trains and parking) is at the expense of the walker.

Please arrive 15 mins before the start of the walk.

Please remember to wear suitable footwear and clothing.

If you are unable to attend the walk please let us know ASAP by emailing community@alton.gov.uk or call 07909 251108. Please only contact the walk leader on the day.

Walk 107 Shalden, Bentworth and Wivelrod

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A walk through pleasant countryside with a good mix of views taking in rolling fields and lovely woodlands.

The route leads out of Alton through Flood Meadows, crossing the B3349 towards Shalden. The walks skirts the village, goes past the church and up a long lane to Bentworth, where we will have a short picnic lunch on the village green. We then walk round the back of Bentworth by the cricket ground and head towards Wivelrod, Beech and back through Ackender Woods and into town.

There are a number of hills, which are a mix of slow inclines and shorter sharper steep ones. There are 9 stiles plus some steep steps down a disused railway embankment.

Start time and meeting point:
9:30 am Market Square, Alton 

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Approx distance and duration:
10.5miles / 5 hours

Walk Key:

Walk Leader:

Helen Dudley - 


Additional information:


All walks are free to attend but you must book in advance.

Sorry no dogs allowed.

All travel costs (buses, trains and parking) is at the expense of the walker.

Please arrive 15 mins before the start of the walk.

Please remember to wear suitable footwear, clothing, water and packed lunch with you.

A majority of the walks are in the countryside/woodland so rest stops for toilets may not be possible.

If you are unable to attend the walk please let us know ASAP by emailing community@alton.gov.uk or call 01420 83986. Please only contact the walk leader on the day.

Walk 108 Weston Common and Shalden

 

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The walk will start from Avenue Nurseries, Lasham and then there will be a circuit of the peaceful, wooded area of Weston Common. From there the walk crosses fields to Shalden via the Golden Pot and then back to the start with Lasham airfield on the left.

There will be a short stop. Please bring a light refreshment with you.

Start time and meeting point:
10:00 am Far end of Avenue Nurseries car park

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Approx distance and duration:
4.75 miles / 2 - 2.5 hours

Walk Key:

Walk Leader:

Marilla - 07790 310293 (Please only call on the day of the walk)


Additional information:


All walks are free to attend but you must book in advance.

Dogs welcome but MUST be on leads.

All travel costs (buses, trains and parking) is at the expense of the walker.

Please arrive 15 mins before the start of the walk.

Please remember to wear suitable footwear, clothing and bring water with you.

A majority of the walks are in the countryside/woodland so rest stops for toilets may not be possible.

If you are unable to attend the walk please let us know ASAP by emailing community@alton.gov.uk or call 07909 251108. Please only contact the walk leader on the day.

Walk 109 Medstead Western Loop


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A mixture of fields, bridleways, tracks and woods, undulating terrain – some paths may be very muddy (even in May if it has been wet).  Route is west out of Medstead via Hattingley, via Lanham Farms and up to the Three Castles Path into Upper Wield.  

Walk includes coffee break and picnic lunch.

Start time and meeting point:

10:00 am Medstead Village Green

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Approx distance and duration:
10 miles / 5 hours

Walk Key:

Walk Leader:

Alison Smallwood



Additional information:


All walks are free to attend but you must book in advance.

Dogs welcome but MUST be on leads.

All travel costs (buses, trains and parking) is at the expense of the walker.

Please arrive 15 mins before the start of the walk.

Please remember to wear suitable footwear, clothing and bring water and a packed lunch with you.

A majority of the walks are in the countryside/woodland so rest stops for toilets may not be possible.

If you are unable to attend the walk please let us know ASAP by emailing community@alton.gov.uk or call 07909 251108. Please only contact the walk leader on the day.