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Beacon Hill near Burghclere
Introduction to Walk 3594

Photo from the walk - Beacon Hill near Burghclere

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Time - 1 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

This short but energetic Hampshire walk climbs Beacon Hill, which lies south of Burghclere just off the A34. The walk allows to explore the iron age hill fort on the summit and also to enjoy the extensive views across much of Hampshire including Highclere Castle where the TV series Downton was filmed. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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