New Forest Walk
Blackwater Tall Tree trail near Lyndhurst
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Walk Route Description
A New Forest Walk with my dog, Logan (the Whippet) with an exploration of the Blackwater Tall Tree Trail (near Lyndhurst, Hampshire). During our walk we come across the tallest tree in England, a WW2 Bomb crater and finish our journey with a stroll around the Arboretum. Oh...and we meet a couple of cute pigs as well.
Other walks nearby
Walk 3639 Rhinefield Walk near Brockenhurst - easy - 5.6 miles/9.1 km
Walk 3539 Holmhill Inclosure from Millyford Bridge - easy - 2.5 miles/4.1 km
Walk 3583 Brockenhurst, Black Knowl & Ober Water - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km
Walk 3543 Brockenhurst Circular - easy - 4.8 miles/7.8 km
Walk 3567 Wilverley Inclosure & Naked Man - easy - 5.4 miles/8.8 km
Walk 3554 Lyndhurst circular walk - easy - 2.9 miles/4.7 km
Walk 3553 Bolderwood & Canadian Memorial - easy - 2.0 miles/3.3 km
Walk 1612 Lyndhurst Circular - easy/mod - 7.5 miles/12.2 km
Walk 3561 Burley & Castle Hill - easy - 4.3 miles/7 km
Walk 3538 RAF Holmsley South near Bransgore - easy - 2.5 miles/4.1 km
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