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Butser Hill and Wether Down from Buriton
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Nat Park - South Downs

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 1450 feet / 439 metres

Time - 7 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Hampshire walk explores the high ground of the South Downs to the west of the village of Buriton. The route includes a section of the South Downs Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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