New Forest Walk
RAF Holmsley South near Bransgore
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Walk Route Description
A New Forest walk exploring the site that was once RAF Holmsley South. During our walk we visit the "New Forest Airfields Memorial", discover a Battle Command HQ escape hatch and find other evidence of the site's former existence as I am accompanied by my dog, Logan.
Other walks nearby
Walk 3561 Burley & Castle Hill - easy - 4.3 miles/7 km
Walk 3567 Wilverley Inclosure & Naked Man - easy - 5.4 miles/8.8 km
Walk 3639 Rhinefield Walk near Brockenhurst - easy - 5.6 miles/9.1 km
Walk 3560 Blackwater Tall Tree trail near Lyndhurst - easy - 2.2 miles/3.6 km
Walk 3583 Brockenhurst, Black Knowl & Ober Water - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km
Walk 3553 Bolderwood & Canadian Memorial - easy - 2.0 miles/3.3 km
Walk 3543 Brockenhurst Circular - easy - 4.8 miles/7.8 km
Walk 3539 Holmhill Inclosure from Millyford Bridge - easy - 2.5 miles/4.1 km
Walk 3541 Keyhaven & Hurst Castle - easy - 3.3 miles/5.4 km
Walk 3554 Lyndhurst circular walk - easy - 2.9 miles/4.7 km
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