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Walking Close to Romsey and Test Valley Guidebook

Walking Close to Romsey and Test Valley Guidebook

by: Clive Brown
One of a range of 'no frills' local walking guide booklets which admirably achieve their objective of getting you out in the countryside amongst beautiful scenery on carefully chosen routes full of interest. The directions are simple and detailed and include clear pencil drawn sketch maps.

This guide describes ten varied and interesting circular routes in and around the Test Valley in Hampshire, close to Romsey and Totton. The distances vary between 4 and 7.5 miles, except for one longer walk of just under 10 miles. There is an introductory page with interesting information about people and places associated with some of the walks. These include Romsey Abbey, Embly Park, Florence Nightingale who is buried at East Wellow churchyard, and Broadlands country house, the previous home of Earl Mountbatten.

The walk locations are:
Awbridge Danes Lake near Kimbridge - 6.5 miles
Braishfield and Michelmersh - 7.5 miles
King's Somborne and Parnholt Wood - 6.75 miles
Sherfield English, East Wellow and Florence Nightingale - 6.5 miles
Totton and Ruddy Mead - 9.75 miles
Crab Wood Nature Reserve and Farley Mount - 5.5 miles
Mottisfont and Oakley Stream - 5 miles
Braishfield and Red Gate - 6.5 miles
Newtown and Tote Hill - 4.75 miles
Mottisfont Abbey - 3.75 miles

ISBN 9781907669712 Pages 24 (2012 reprinted 2021) 148mm x 210mm

Price: 2.40