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|The Grove Arms, Ludwell and Charlton|
|Author: HallandWoodhouse, Published: 10 Oct 2012||Walk rating : Rating:|
|A 3 mile circular pub walk from the Grove Arms in Ludwell. A delightful and interesting walk through lanes, fields and villages of the Dorset/ Wiltshire borders. An all season walk rich in wildlife and one worth repeating. |
The walk has a few gentle climbs and descents and follows a mixture of lanes and woodland and field paths. There are several gates and stiles on route. Towards the end there is a stretch of narrow path that leads you up a steep bank which would be tricky for less able people. Approximate time 80 to 100 minutes.
The walk starts and finishes at The Grove Arms in Ludwell, which can be found on the main A30 Ludwell Hill road between Shaftesbury and Salisbury. Approximate post code SP7 9ND.
|Grove Arms to Pond|
Start point: 51.0026 lat, -2.1344 long
From the pub, cross over the road ahead, turn right and head along pavement past cottages for 130 yards. Turn left at footpath sign and follow made up track.
|Pond to Field Steps|
Start point: 50.9997 lat, -2.1347 long
Continue for 100 yards and pass through metal kissing gate. Walk ahead along left edge of field with trees to left (may be soft underfoot). After 90 yards, bear left through metal kissing gate then continue along right edge of meadow with stream to left.
|Field Steps to Barters Lane|
Start point: 50.9981 lat, -2.1405 long
Cross stile and head across field just to right of telegraph pole 20 yards ahead. After 200 yards, pass stile then bear right and walk along right edge of field with hedge to right for 200 yards. In field corner, cross stile to left of metal gate and turn left on to lane.
|Barters Lane to Grove Arms|
Start point: 50.9946 lat, -2.1339 long
Follow made up track for 450 yards and pass farm buildings to right. Walk ahead on grass track for 40 yards and cross stile to left of metal gate. Walk ahead for 40 yards then bear right at 2 o’clock and head downhill towards stile.
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The information in this guide has been provided in good faith and is intended only as a guide, not a statement of fact. You are advised to check the accuracy of the information provided and should not use this guide for navigational directions nor should you rely on the accuracy of the weather forecast. You are advised to take appropriate clothing, footwear, equipment and navigational materials with you according to the current and possible weather and nature of the terrain. Always follow the country code and follow any additional warnings or instructions that may be available. Some walks may be very strenuous and you are advised to seek medical advice if you have any doubts as to your capability to complete the walk.
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