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RAF Beaulieu near East Boldre
Introduction to Walk 3542

Nat Park - New Forest

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Dave Ford

Length - 5.1 miles / 8.3 km

Ascent - 80 feet / 24 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

A New Forest walk exploring the site of the old World War Two airfield that was known as RAF Beaulieu. Now mainly heathland, there is still plenty of evidence of its former existence - if you know where to look! During our walk we come across plenty of that evidence including a well-preserved air raid shelter, a water tower, the remains of a bomb loading ramp and we even got to see some aircraf, but not quite what we were expecting. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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