New Forest Walk
Matley Wood from Beaulieu Road
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Walk Route Description
Dave and his dog, Logan, enjoy another New Forest walk. This circular route explores the area to the North of Beaulieu Road, Hampshire. The walk explores Matley Wood & Matley Ridge including the site of a WW1 Trench Mortar School, a War Dog Training Camp and the impressive Park Pale Embankment. As well as coming across some amazing fungi, I explain about the various types of Deer that can be found in the New Forest.
Other walks nearby
Walk 3551 Denny Lodge from Beaulieu Road - easy - 5.7 miles/9.3 km
Walk 3550 Ashurst Circular - easy - 3.3 miles/5.4 km
Walk 3615 Ashurst (Busketts) Circular - easy - 3.4 miles/5.5 km
Walk 3542 RAF Beaulieu near East Boldre - easy - 5.1 miles/8.3 km
Walk 3685 RAF Beaulieu Walk from Hawkhill Inclosure - easy - 3.6 miles/5.9 km
Walk 1612 Lyndhurst Circular - easy/mod - 7.5 miles/12.2 km
Walk 3554 Lyndhurst circular walk - easy - 2.9 miles/4.7 km
Walk 3543 Brockenhurst Circular - easy - 4.8 miles/7.8 km
Walk 3583 Brockenhurst, Black Knowl & Ober Water - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km
Walk 3539 Holmhill Inclosure from Millyford Bridge - easy - 2.5 miles/4.1 km
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