Burley and Sway Walk

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12.1 km
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155 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Burley and Sway Walk meanders along varied terrain, ranging from gravel and grass tracks, stream crossings, and muddy conditions. This is definitely a fun and easy-going adventure if you remembered your wellies or walking boots! Taking on this nature walk in regular shoes will likely result in mud and water seeping into your shoes. However, with the right footwear, the Burley and Sway Walk makes for a fun, scenic outing that doesn’t require too much physical exertion.

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Route Description for Burley and Sway Walk

The Burley and Sway Walk in New Forest National Park takes you along varied terrain in a scenic area! However, you’ll definitely want to wear wellies or walking boots as you’ll have to cross a stream at around the 4km mark. Even in the summer months, this path can remain boggy, making proper footwear essential. Another thing to note is that the route can be tricky to find in some spots, so be sure to download a GPS before you go. If you come prepared, this walk is definitely a relaxing option that unveils glimpses of New Forest National Park’s beauty!

Getting to the Burley and Sway Walk Trailhead

To get to the start of the Burley and Sway Walk, head to New Milton, Hampshire and follow Station Road/B3058 toward Parkview Mews. Then, you’ll turn right toward Brockenhurst, and your destination will be on your left.

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