Portsmouth Ramblers

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Walks Programme as table

DateMeetStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Saturday, 15th December
9:30am at Cosham Railway Station north side parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10:15am at Hedge Corner - park in south east lay-by at A32 / Petersfield Road crossroads
SU687302 / GU34 3PP
Via Warren Corner, north of Froxfield Green, Angel Hotel10.1mile / 16.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Malcolm H
malcolm@hagan.me.uk
02392221925
07747547727
Saturday, 15th December
.10am at Meet outside main south exit from Havant railway station. Local car parking available.
SU717065 /
A flat linear leisurely walk via Langstone, Emsworth and Prinsted taking in coastal features. Mid-morning and lunch breaks. Toilets en route. Return by bus to Havant. Map LR 1976mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Steve G
023 9278 8664
Sunday, 16th December
.10:15am at Cocking Hill car park near SDW. This can be reached by the no. 60 bus from Chichester which arrives about 10:10.
SU874165 / GU29 0HT
Map no OL33. Xmas competition guess where the pub stop will be.13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Barbara
07906066548
Saturday, 22nd December
.10am at Kidmore Lane car park, Denmead. Free. Toilets.
SU656120 / PO7 6PP
Via lanes around Denmead towards Hambledon.OL 3 / EX 1195.5mile / 8.8km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Jan and Richard
02392266619
Sunday, 23rd December
.10am at Lay-by on the cornerof the B2146 and road to Walderton & Stoughton. If no spaces, there is also parking a few yards north, left on the B2146
SU787104 / PO18 9EA
A walk from Walderton to The Victoria Inn at West Marden via East Matden and Up Marden, returning via Broadreed Farm. Likely to be some slippery slopes.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Linda P
lindaprior121@virginmedia.com
02392291324
07443528575
Saturday, 29th December
9:20am at Cosham Railway Station. North side short term parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10am at Buriton Pond parking area
SU739200 / GU31 5RX
Wooded Parkland,in Q E 2 Park Old Chalk Pits nature reserve some paths may be slippery if wet, if so alternatives to start. Map no. OL86mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
C+
Leader
Bob Cs
r.collins146@btinternet.com
02392696251
07833772056
Sunday, 30th December
.10:10am at Cocking Hillbarn car park. This can be reached by the No. 60 bus from Chichester.
SU875166 / GU29 0HT
Walk from Cocking Hillbarn car park via Heyshott and Graffham12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Peter C
07999519141
Saturday, 5th January
9am at Cosham Railway Station North side short term parking area.
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10am at Avington Car Park, part of Avington ParkTake M3 to junction10. Follow signs to A31 and take that road to third roundabout where there is a junction with A272, and B3404. Continue on the A31 Eastwards along the dual carriageway and after approx one mile take a minor road to the left signed Avington.After about two miles take a further minor road to the left and after a short distance the car park is on the right. (maybe payment required).
SU528320 / SO21 1DE
Circular Walk from Avington Car Park (charges might apply) Leader to meet at Start.A valley walk along the itchen Way and Kings Way, Easton, Itchen Abbas.9mile / 14.5km
Leisurely
C+
Leader
Nigel T
nigeltulk@gmail.com
01329829342
07804092933
Saturday, 5th January
.10am at St Thomas church car park, Bidbury Mead, Old Bedhampton
SU702063 / PO9 3JG
Around Farlington MarshesOL3 EX1196mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Jan and Richard
02392266619
Sunday, 6th January
.10:25am at Winchester Railway Station. Trains Fratton 09:26, Cosham 09:35, Fareham 09:45. Check times nearer the date.
SU477299 /
Walk via St Catherines Hill, Shawford (PH) and St Cross (PH)10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
B
Leader
Michael L
01329 849987
Saturday, 12th January
.10am at St Roche Hill Car Park
SU871109 / PO18 0SP
9th Dec update: minor update to detailHilly circuit via West Dean and Bow Hill. Some chalky paths which may be slippy. Bring sticks if you find them helpful.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Peter C
07999519141
Sunday, 13th January
.10am at Buriton Church car park.
SU739200 / GU31 5RX
Via West Harting Down, Chalton & Queen Elizabeth Country Park.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Adrian P
07825 984476
Saturday, 19th January
9:30am at Cosham Railway Station north side parking area
SU657051 /
10:20am at Park in road around station there is a HCC parking area approaching from the Otterbourne direction. If coming from Twyford the parking is first turning after the railway bridge. This walk can also be reached by train Fratton 09:08, Hilsea 09:12, Cosham 09:17 change at Eastleigh arriving Shawford 10:19.
SU472249 / SO21 2BN
Circular walk from Shawford Station. Undulating initially until the outskirts of Winchester, then flatOL 327mile / 11.3km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Steph M
07786 543138
02380 453138
Saturday, 19th January
9:30am at Cosham Railway Station Short term Parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10am at West Marden lay-by on B2146
SU773137 / PO18 9EU
A new year mystery tourOL8Leaders to meet at start10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
C+
Leader
Liz & John
07779 121439
Sunday, 20th January
.9:45am at Goring-by-Sea Railway Station
TQ104031 / BN12 6NT
Walk via Highdown Hill, Kingston, Ferring Rife, East Preston, The Greenway and finishing at Littlehampton. Map no. OL10. Opportunities for drinks and meal at end of walk.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Chris and Angela
02392641737
07889130187
Saturday, 26th January
9:15am at Cosham Railway Station north side parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10am at Harting Down Nat Trust car Park, charges apply possibly check the machine. Nat trust members free.There is limited free parking at the minor road just before the carpark on the left going up Harting Hill from the South on the B2141.
SU790180 / GU31 5PN
South Downs Way, Chilgrove, Hooksway,There are a number of ascents and descents including one steep one. (Beacon Hill)OL8Leader to meet at start9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Peter R
peterush57@outlook.com
01730890091
07870643431
Sunday, 27th January
.10am at Petersfield Pond Car Park
SU754226 / GU31 4LD
Pub stop at lunchtime in South Harting.NO DOGS12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Euan and Suzanne
01730263306
07801714841
Saturday, 2nd February
9:10am at Cosham Railway station North side Short stay Car parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10am at Cheesefoot Head Car Park
SU529277 / SO21 1HW
Circular walk via Morestead Down, Longwood Warren, Temple Valley. Map no. OL 32 (old no. EX132)8.5mile / 13.7km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Nigel T
nigeltulk@gmail.com
01329829342
07804092933
Saturday, 2nd February
10am at Meet at Havant bus station in time for no. 31 10:05 bus to Gable Head Hayling School close to St Mary's Church.
SU716063 / PO9 1QD
10:20am at We will be arriving by bus from Havant. The start point for the walk is St Mary's Church near to the bus stop.
SU722000 / PO11 0NT
A flat linear leisurely walk initially inland and later along the scenic coast. Mid-morning and lunch breaks. Toilets en route. Map LR 1976mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Steve G
023 9278 8664
Sunday, 3rd February
.10am at Stoughton Down car park
SU815126 / PO18 9JG
Walk starting at Stoughton Down car park via Up Marden, East Marden, North Marden Hooksway and Chilgrove11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Peter C
07999519141
Saturday, 9th February
.10am at Admiral Lord Nelson School car park.
SU669024 / PO3 5XT
Hampshire area AGM walkGreat Salterns, Milton Common Lakes, Solent WayOL35mile / 8.1km
Easy
C
Leader
David N
davespecialcon1@btopenworld.com
02392 529490
07765 100863
Sunday, 10th February
.10am at Main car park in the village near Selborne Arms
SU743333 / GU34 3LQ
A walk using two named paths via Upper Farringdon, Chawton, East Worldham.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Mark P
mpage9@sky.com
02392 830803
07799376796
Saturday, 16th February
9:15am at Cosham railway Station north side parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10:15am at Car Park at end of Rectory Lane. From A3 Northbound take first exit after Liphook Services (signed Liphook and Haslemere), immediate right into Church Road straight ahead into Rectory Lane, left at T junction and drive to end.
SU855337 / GU26 6DN
Bramshott Common Lakes, Waggoners Well, Ludshott Common. Involves a series of ascents and descents.OL 33Leader to meet at start9.2mile / 14.8km
Moderate
B
Leader
Angie B
angie.blowman@hotmail.co.uk
01730890091
07870643432
Saturday, 16th February
.10am at Northern end of Thorney Road
SU756057 / PO10 8AX
Coastal and countryside walkLeader to meet at startOL85.5mile / 8.8km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Jan and Richard
02392266619
Sunday, 17th February
.10am at Stockbridge Down western car park.
SU374346 / SO20 6HW
Via Horsebridge, Brook, Michelmersh & King's Somborne.13mile / 20.9km
Leisurely
Leader
Adrian P
07825 984476
Saturday, 23rd February
9:20am at Cosham railway station north side car park
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10am at Park next to the pond near the ruin
SU549174 / SO32 1NN
via Upham, Winterhill, Pilgrims' Trail10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
B
Leader
Malcolm H
malcolm@hagan.me.uk
02392221925
07747547727
Sunday, 24th February
.10am at Eartham Woods C/P, located on a turn-off to the east of the A285, just south of the Selhurst Park turn off.
SU939106 / PO18 0LU
Great Down, Gumber Corner, Sutton (lunch stop), Gatting Beacon. Map OL10 (was Ex 121)13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Linda P
lindaprior121@virginmedia.com
02392291324
07443528575
Saturday, 2nd March
9:30am at Cosham Railway Station North side parking area
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10:15am at Eartham Picnic Place and Car ParkFrom A 27 take Petworth Road A 285, through Halnaker then second minor road, at an angle S E towards Eartham
SU938107 / PO18 0NA
Stane Street, Bignor Hill, Great Down.OL 10 / EX121.7mile / 11.3km
Leisurely
C
Leader
David N
davespecialcon1@btopenworld.com
02392 529490
07765 100863
Sunday, 3rd March
.10am at The Slip car park Stansted Forest
SU753103 / PO9 6DU
Walk from The Slip Stansted via Walderton, West Marden and South Holt Farm11.5mile / 18.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Peter C
07999519141
Saturday, 9th March
9:15am at Cosham Railway Station
SU657051 / PO6 3BD
10:15am at Charlton. Park on street near the Fox Goes Free Pub. NOT in pub car park.
SU889130 / PO18 0HX
Walk via Levin Down,Cross Dyke,SDW,Singleton oil well.Forest walk with some steepish slopes.Map no.OL88mile / 12.9km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Bob Cs
r.collins146@btinternet.com
02392696251
07833772056
Sunday, 17th March
.10am at Old Winchester Hill car park
SU645214 / GU32 1HW
Via Old Winchester Hill, Butser Hill, East Meon.11mile / 17.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Adrian P
07825 984476
Sunday, 24th March
.10:05am at Amberley Railway Station - free car park. Train: 09:09 Fratton; 09:17 Havant; arriving 09:58 at Amberley. Return trains leave @ 54 mins past the hour. There may be engineering work on the day, so please check near the date.
TQ026117 / BN18 9LR
Amberley Mount; Wepham Down; Burpham (lunch stop); North Stoke12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Linda P
lindaprior121@virginmedia.com
02392291324
07443528575
Sunday, 5th May
.10am at Fernhurst Crossfields Car Park (behind shops) - turn left off A286 at town junction, and first left to car park
SU895284 / GU27 3JX
Walk via Blackdown; Lurgashall (lunch stop); Lower House Farm13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Linda P
lindaprior121@virginmedia.com
02392291324
07443528575
Sunday, 26th May
.9:30am at Midhurst Bus Stand.
SU886218 / GU29 9DR
Via Lodsworth, Tillington, Heath End, Duncton Common, Graffam Common & West Lavington.15mile / 24.1km
Moderate
Leader
Adrian P
07825 984476

Tuesday, December 11, 2018