Guided Walk: 6th August 2024 – Vernditch Chase and Marleycombe Hill

Date:  Tuesday 6th August 2024

Start Location:  This walk starts from the front of Broad Chalke village hall (SP5 5DN). There is parking within the village, please park considerately.

Start Time: 10.30

Walk description: This 10 mile (16k) circular leaves Broad Chalke and heads through Church Bottom to Knighton Wood. From there we go through Vernditch Chase before heading to Marleycombe Hill and descending into Bowerchalke and then we return to our start point.

During the walk we will talk about local historical points of interest and share knowledge of the flora and fauna. There are far reaching views on this walk.

Walk Level:  This is a moderate walk with some ascents and descents. 

How long will it take? This walk will take approximately 4 to 5 hours. During the walk we will stop for a picnic lunch (not provided).

Equipment: You will need suitable footwear and outdoor clothing (not denim jeans) and waterproofs.

You should also bring drinking water and lunch / snacks. 

View the recommended Kit List.

Group Size: Maximum 12 people.  (Remaining places = 12) 

Toilets: There are no public toilets on this walk.

Refreshments: There is a village shop in Broad Chalke (you will need to check opening times).  You will need to bring you own food and drink.

Are dogs allowed? Dogs are not allowed on this walk.

How much will it cost? £10.00 paid in advance or cash on the day.

How do I join the walk? To reserve a place on this walk email [email protected].  Joining instructions and payment details will be sent to you.

You must be over 18 years old.

You will be required to complete a health declaration form and provide emergency contact details prior to the walk.

If you have not booked a place on this walk, completed the appropriate forms or arrive without suitable clothing/equipment you will not be able to join the walk.

About Your Walk Leader: Walking Moonraker walks are led by Fred. He is a qualified Mountain Training Association Lowland Leader with an Outdoor First Aid certificate and has appropriate public liability and professional indemnity insurance to lead lowland walks.  He has also achieved the National Navigation Award Scheme Gold Standard of navigation.

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