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|Beech Hill and Trunkwell|
|Author: Stuart, Published: 02 Feb 2018||Walk Rating:|
|Berkshire, Beech Hill|
|A circular walk of just over 2 miles, starting and ending in Beech Hill in Berkshire. This level walk is mainly on tracks and footpaths, with a look at Trunkwell House at the end. There is one section along a quiet road plus one road crossing that needs care. There are only about 2 stiles, and these can be walked around if needed. Allow about 1 hour.|
The walk starts from the Triangle, next to The Elm Tree pub at the west end of Beech Hill. Parking is possible on the road alongside the pub. Please be considerate and do not park on the grass verge. There are no regular bus services to Beech Hill, so a car or taxi is needed to get to the start. Approximate post code RG7 2AZ.
|Start to Trowes Lane|
Start point: 51.3715 lat, -1.0033 long
With the pub on your left and facing down Trowes Lane, turn left onto the public footpath that runs behind the pub. Continue through a wood with good views to your right and you will shortly reach a small bridge that crosses a ditch. Cross the bridge and walk down the marked path next to the hedge on your right.
|Trowes Lane to End|
Start point: 51.3637 lat, -0.9999 long
Turn right onto Trowes Lane. Be careful on this stretch, as cars sometime speed and can appear around the bends without much warning. After about 200 yards you will see a field entrance on your left. There is a five bar gate and the footpath sign is partly hidden in the hedge. Cross the road carefully and enter the field. As you walk along the top edge of the field, with the hedge on your left, you will have a good view of Beech Hill, and will be able to see that it is, indeed, a hill.
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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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