Weekend Walking Groups

It’s on Saturdays and Sundays that groups from Liphook and District Ramblers tackle their longer walks. The weekend of November 6th -7th is fairly typical: On Saturday there is a walk, of 7.75 miles, around the Hampshire villages of Liss and Sheet, while the Sunday group will tackle some steep climbs, on a 12-mile walk around Waggoners Wells and the Devil’s Punch Bowl.

Devil's Punch Bowl

It will be interesting to see the latter, a well-known Surrey beauty spot, just a short time before it is by-passed by the Hindhead Tunnel and to visit the area again, next year, to see the changes.

On a summer weekend, the group sometimes tackles a real long-distance walk, like the annual ‘Lipchis Way‘, a 25-mile walk from Liphook to Chichester. A bit too long for me, that one! I did walk a short section of the route on a walk near Goodwood, though, and that was through some of the most glorious South Downs scenery!

This entry was posted in Long walks, South Downs, Walking Groups, Walks in Hampshire, Walks in Surrey and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Weekend Walking Groups

  1. Caroline says:

    How beautiful the heather looks on Hindhead Common. Frensham Common is another very good place for heather and both commons are home to the rare sand lizard.

  2. Isobel Humphreys says:

    My husband and I would be interested in joining you for a walk this weekend. Would you please let me know what walks you are planning and joining instructions.
    Kind regards

    • Caroline says:

      You are very welcome to join us on Sunday. We are doing a 9.5 mile walk starting at Hudson Ball National Trust car park at 09.30. Grid Ref. SU978402 (see details on programme tab). If you complete the form under the ‘contacts’ tab, I can send you a copy of the full programme. Alternatively email liphookramblers@btinternet.com. Regards Caroline

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s