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20/01/2015 08:49am



Could I ask you - if we were to walk the route No.6 leaving a car at the Well street end, I am assuming that we would need to walk the route twice (getting to one end and back)? What is the length (one way) of the route No. 6 ? Is it well sign posted and can we go any time of the year ?

Thank you very much,

Best, marilin

The Ranger Replies

Footpath 6 in Burghclere runs east from Well Street for about 100 metres and then south for another 500 metres or so. It ends at The Oxdrove. All routes are currently somewhat wet and muddy under foot and FP6 is no exeption. Stout footwear is recommended. There are plenty of other Rights of Way in the area which you can link up with FP6, perhaps to create a circular walk. If you visit www.hants.gov.uk/row you will be able to use the online mapping tool to help you find a suitable route. Most routes are well signposted with finger posts and waymarker discs to assist you on your travels.



16/07/2013 07:56am

Mrs Rhodes-Johnson

Is there someone to park near Herbert Plantation? Also, can you advise the postcode for the Herbert Plantation?

A Ranger replies

Parking is limited to 2-3 cars at the main entrance to Herbert Plantation, off Well Street, Burghclere. The postcode for the site RG20 9BG and should you need it, the OS grid reference is SU473621. There is further limited parking at Newtown Common, which is only a short walk away from Herbert Plantation.


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