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Beacon Hill and Warnford from Exton
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Photo from the walk - Beacon Hill and Warnford from Exton

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Hampshire walk includes two villages, both with a pub, some fine scenery and a visit to an excellent viewpoint. Sections of the walk follow the South Downs Way and the Monarch's Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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