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|Farley Mount and Parnholt Circular|
|Author: LJ, Published: 08 May 2016||Walk rating : Rating:|
|Hampshire, Farley Mount|
|This is a beautiful 6 mile walk around the Farley Mount area. It starts at the Farley Mount car park and you will pass the mount (the pyramid shaped folly that gives the park its name) on the way to waypoint 1. Keep an eye on the views also as this is one of the most beautiful walks I know. There are also Geocaches along this route if you are that way inclined. |
The track is a solid well trodden track for the majority of the route, the first half is pretty flat, the second half has a few very slight inclines but nothing too bad. The track and footpath is obvious and is easy to navigate. There are no kissing gates or stiles on route.
Farley Mount is about a 15 minute drive from Jn 11 of the M3. There is a suitable car park which is nearby the actual Mount at Farley Mount and the car park is free (correct May 2016).
|Start to Bluebell Fields|
Start point: 51.0612 lat, -1.4213 long
From the car park you need to enter the footpath past the metal gate. Let's go!
|Bluebell Fields to Pump House|
Start point: 51.0538 lat, -1.4432 long
At the crossroads turn right, you will then be walking along a nice big open track with woods each side of you. This section is completely flat and again is beautiful throughout the year but especially when the wild flowers are out.
|Pump House to Moment to Remember|
Start point: 51.0608 lat, -1.4738 long
As you pass The Pump House on your left keep following the footpath until you reach a tarmac road.
|Moment to Remember to Best View in Hampshire|
Start point: 51.0668 lat, -1.4636 long
Once you have spent a few moments, keep following the track. You will notice there are some large 4x4 tracks as you continue along the path, but to the right of these there is a trodden path which is flat and easier walking.
|Best View in Hampshire to End|
Start point: 51.0607 lat, -1.4377 long
Keeping the view on your left, keep following the footpath. It does get a little narrow and is a slight incline but the metal fence will keep you on the right path. You can't go wrong at this point, just stick to the path until you get to the wooded section.
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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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