Ringwood &Fordingbridge Footpath Society         Programme of forthcoming walks

         For more information please contact Kelvin Winch (Tel No: 01425 471348)                                   or Ruth Croker     (Tel No: 01425 656360)



WALKERS: Please note Start Times, which do vary.
All those participating in walks organised by the Society are reminded that they do so at their own risk and are themselves responsible for all their own Health & Safety issues.
Walkers are reminded not to leave any items visible and nothing of value in their parked cars.
For enquiries about specific walks and walk details e.g. meeting point, hills, mud or stiles, please telephone the walk leader for more information.
It is assumed that walkers will bring their own picnic lunches/drinks for the longer walks.
Where possible arrange to share cars to minimise parking space used.
The Society is always looking for new leaders for the walks - assistance is available for new leaders. For more information please contact Catherine Avery Jones -   csaveryjones@yahoo.co.uk

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Map No:
Meet at Grid Ref:
4th Sun 10.30am

Hardy's Monument
Meet at Maiden Castle CP. For a circular walk via Friar Wadden, Colton to Hardy's Monument. Return via Martinstown. Coastal views, some hills.


10 Cynthia OL15
SY 669889
6th Tues 6.30pm

Meet outside Burgate school for a walk towards the Forest.

4.5 - 5 Ruth OL22
SU 151153
13th Tues 10.00am

Broomy Walk
Meet at Broomy Walk CP for a forest walk. Tracks and paths.

4 - 5 Pat & Julie OL22
SU 196099
21st Wed 10.30am Melbury Hill
Meet at Compton Abbas Airfield CP , for walk to Melbury Hill / Fontmell Down.Few stiles and hills, views to die for!!! Airfield cafe (licensed) serves hot/cold drinks, snacks and lunches, so why not join us there after the walk?
5 Peter EXP118
ST 892185
25th Sun 10.30am

Summer Lunch & Walk
Meet at Ibsley Village Hall for a short walk before the Summer lunch. Non-walkers welcome at 12 noon. If bringing food Hall will be open from 10.00am.

3+ Janice OL22
SU 162098
28th Wed 6.30pm Fish, Forest and Farm
Meet at Poulner Lakes CP. Expect mud, stiles and hills.
4 - 5 Keith OL22
SU 157067

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Map No:
Meet at Grid Ref:
4th Tues 6.30pm Trig Point Walk
Meet at Moyles Court Sandpit car park for a walk to our adopted Trig Point on Whitefield Plantation, where we will enjoy of a glass of wine and light refreshments.
3.5 Pat & Julie OL22
SU 163082
9th Sun 10.00am

Three Parishes
Meet at Breamore church to explore Breamore, Whitsbury and Rockbourne

9 - 10 Hazel & Kelvin OL22
SU 153188
12th Wed 10.00am

Holmsley old railway and Whitten Pond
Meet at Holmsley Lodge CP for a walk with one stile and the opportunity for coffee/lunch at Holmsley tea rooms.

5.25 Brenda OL22
SU 221012
15th Sat From 10.30am

The society will have a stand at the Festival – why not visit? 10:30 – 4:30pm

19th Wed 6.30pm Avon Valley Circular
Meet at Burgate School (approach road). Walk over water meadows and through forest paths.
5 Ruth

SU 152155

22nd Sat 10.00am Minstead
Meet at Mogshade Canadian Memorial CP. Walk on forest tracks/footpaths/quiet roads, some stiles. Picnic lunch: a beer? 
7.5 Peter OL22
SU 240093
27th Thurs 10.00am Janesmoor Pond
Meet at Janesmoor Pond for a forest walk through open forest and woodland.
4 - 5 Pat & Julie

SU 246136


29th Sat From 12.30pm FROGHAM FAIR
Come and visit the Society's stand at the Fair:12:30-4:30pm

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Map No:
Meet at Grid Ref:
2nd Wed 6.30pm Fordingbridge
Meet at the Augustus John statue by the bridge for a walk around the town and local area. Main car park free after 6pm.
4 - 5 Ruth

SU 148143

6th Sun 10.30am A Prayer and a Canter
Meet at the Fox and Goose, Coombe Bisset for a walk to Salisbury cathedral via the racecourse.  Return along the banks of the River Ebble.
9.7 Keith

SU 109265

12th Sat From 9.00am ELLINGHAM SHOW
Don"t forget to visit the Society"s stand at the Show. The Showground opens to the the public at 9.00am
15th Tues 6.30pm Ringwood
Meet at Ringwood Gateway for a walk on town and country paths.
4.5 Hazel & Kelvin OL22
SU 147053
20th Sun 10.00am Around Horton
Meet at White Sheet Plantation CP for a walk to Horton via Woodlands Park & Ferndown Forest. Mainly tracks and paths.
9 - 9.5 Pat & Julie EXP118
SY 048037
24th Thurs 10.00am Longslade
Meet at Wilverley Plain CP by the barbeque for a walk around Longslade and Setthorns.
4 - 5 Hazel & Kelvin

SU 254009

30th Wed 10.00am Around Burley
Meet at Burbush CP for a walk across Kingstone Great Common, through the village and across Turf Hill – a couple of stiles.
4 - 4.5 Alison OL22
SU 202017

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Map No:
Meet at Grid Ref:

3rd Sun 10.00am Grovely Wood
Meet at Wilton CP (South Street SP2 0BH). A down and woodland walk with views. Picnic lunch.


10 Peter EXP130
SU 095310
5th Tues 6.30pm Charlton All Saints
Meet in the Borough, Downton near Co-op Supermarket for a walk near the river Avon to Charlton all Saints
3.5 Ruth EXP130
SU 173214
13th Wed 10.30am Punch Bowl and Chalk Ridge near Wilton
Turn into South Street Wilton & after 1.8 miles meet at top of hill in Old Shaftesbury Drove. Panoramic views of the Chalke Valley and north to Grovely Woods. Dramatic Punch Bowl. Gentle hill, no stiles.
4 Claire & David EXP130
SU 081287
17th Sun 9.45am Isle of Wight
Yarmouth to Freshwater along the coastal path (via Totland, the Needles and Tennyson Down) and return to Yarmouth via inland route. Meet in Ferry queue at least 30 minutes before Ferry departure 10:15am (but check times) from Lymington Ferry Terminal. Check website for ferry and parking costs.
10/12 Barbara & Chris OL22
SZ 334954

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