New Forest Walking Festival 2016: Rights of Common
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New Forest Walking Festival 2016: Rights of Common

New Forest Walking Festival 2016: Rights of Common

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Lyndhurst (bus stop by the Lyndhurst Park Hotel)

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Join the New Forest Association to find out more about the traditional commoning rights in the New Forest National Park.

Join Graham Baker on a visit to the historic Verderers’ Hall to view the definitive map detailing rights of common. Follow this with a circular walk around the inclosures of Lyndhurst to visit a marlpit, some prepared fuelwood, and to stumble upon some pigs and ponies and how they are connected to the commoning rights.

Refreshments available in Lyndhurst at the start and end of the walk, or feel free to bring your own.

The distance may vary depending on the location of the pigs and ponies on the day.

Organiser: New Forest Association

Contact Details: Graham Baker - nfaplanning@gmail.com

Distance: 7.5 miles

Food & Drink: Bring light refreshments with you

Walk Difficulty: Long – longer than 6 miles, be prepared for a variety of terrain types and conditions. Wear suitable footwear and bring light refreshments.

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End time is an estimate, it depends on the pace of the group.

Public toilets available in Lyndhurst village.

All walkers walk at their own risk and neither the New Forest National Park Authority, partners or guides can take responsibility for personal injury. 

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