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    Acres Down Walk

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    Very Easy
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    4.3 km
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    89 m
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    Acres Down New Forest Walk

    Walk through Acres Down in New Forest and explore the beautiful surroundings. Meet some of the wildlife that roam this area or some horses that have come to walk the path. Wander through one of the largest unenclosed pasture lands left in this part of England.

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    Route Description for Acres Down Walk

    The Acres Down Walk is a family, wheelchair, and dog and horse-friendly path that takes you through woodlands. As you wander through this path, you will journey through mostly woodland areas and walk up and down on sloped sections. This path is not a strenuous one but makes you feel as if you have exercised! After following the path back to the beginning, head to Minstead and explore the thatched cottages and picturesque town that has been left mostly unspoilt.

    Getting to the Acres Down Walk Trailhead

    To get to Acres Down New Forest walk car park from Minstead, head South on Bull Lane toward Football Green and turn right. After 0.3 km, take a right and then take your first left. Continue straight and in 0.5 km, take a right. In 0.2 km, you will arrive at your destination.

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    • When to do

      April - October

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    • Pets allowed


    • Family friendly


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