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Matley Wood from Beaulieu Road
Introduction to Walk 3545

Nat Park - New Forest

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Dave Ford

Length - 4.3 miles / 7 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

A New Forest walk from Beaulieu Road exploring Matley Wood & Matley Ridge. During the walk we explore the site of a WW1 Trench Mortar School, a War Dog Training Camp and see 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 on the New Forest. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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