Tuesday 7th May

Six Hills of Alton – West Circuit BOOK HERE

Enjoy taking in the magnificent views of Alton from the three of the six surrounding hills from the west of the town.

Start time and meeting point:

10:00 am Market Square, Alton, GU34 1HD

Distance / Approx duration:

6 miles / 2 – 3 hours

Difficulty:

Walk Leader:

Paul - 07887 628298 (please only contact on the day)

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.

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.


Shortheath, Binsted and East Worldham circuit NEW for 2019

Starting from the car park on the edge of Shortheath Common, this walk follows the eastern edge of Binswood and continues on a green lane to the hamlet of Wyck. The return route visits a small portion of Roman Road and passes East Worldham and King Johns Hill before re-entering and crossing the ancient woodland of Binswood. The walk finishes at the Shortheath Common car park, visiting a fascinating area of bogland before passing Shortheath pond.

Start time and meeting point:

10:00 am Shortheath Common car park, nearest postcode GU35 9JP

Distance / Approx duration:

6 miles / 2 – 2 ½ hours

Difficulty:

Walk Leader:

Ian - 07766 174275 (please only contact on the day)

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 01420 83986. Please only contact the walk leader on the day.

Bluebells in Ackender Wood 

The circuit will take in the beech trees coming into leaf and carpets of bluebells in Ackender Wood.

Start time and meeting point:

6:00 pm AltonCricket Pavillion, Jubilee Playing Fields

Distance / Approx duration:

3 miles / 1 ½ – 2 hours

Difficulty:

Walk Leader:

Merilla

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 01420 83986. Please only contact the walk leader on the day.