29 September 2009

Standing Hat

by Anton Piatek

We bough a book on Hampshire and New Forest walks about a year ago, and finally actually did one of the walks in the New Forest. We did a really nice walk from Standing Hat, Balmerlawn near Brokenhurst.

The walk was a 8km walk, and the book suggested 2.5 hours but we spent 2 hours walking (which left time for a very nice lunch in a grassy clearing in the woods)

There are a lot of cycle trails in this part of the new forest, so we are planning on cycling there when we figure out a good way of getting bikes there (bike racks are not that cheap)

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tags: new forest - walking