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New Forest Walk
Frogham and the Hampton Ridge

Nat Park - New Forest

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Dave Ford

Length - 3.9 miles / 6.3 km    Ascent - 270 feet / 82 metres

Time - 2 hours 10 minutes    Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SU178129
Lat 50.914396 // Long -1.749595
Postcode SP6 2JD (approx. location only)
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Walk Route Description

Dave & his dog, Logan, go on a gentle walk in the New Forest, from Frogham to Hampton Ridge. The circular route takes them across some wonderful heathland and in to atmospheric woods before finishing up on Hampton Ridge (where the views are stunning). Along the way they come across Donkeys, Ponies & Cattle as well as some evidence of the area's history during World War Two.

 

 



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