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Accessible Trails

child on bike, woodland surrounding pathway.

Accessible routes and trails to enjoy the surrounding countryside.

Alice Holt has an accessible double looped trail (1.5 miles/ 2.5 km) designed for those with limited mobility or with a buggy. Tel: 01420 520212.

Farnham Park has a lower wide path from which to view the landscape, becoming a circular walk taking in The Avenue of trees towards the castle when the ground is not wet.

The Basingstoke Canal and Blackwater Valley, off the M3 junction 4, offer a restored waterway and towpath linear trail suitable for wheelchairs and 23 mile of riverside path of which eight miles are accessible. Tel: 01252 370073.

Enjoy an accessible trail across open heathland on Elstead Common, which is also known for its many species of dragon fly. Start at the parking area at Royal Common off the B3001, bus service 46. (top image) There is also a short boardwalk at Frensham Great Pond, near the information point, which offers a pleasant short walk suitable for wheelchairs and small children. There are information panels near the car park.

With the development of the tunnel at Hindhead the area of Hindhead Commons and Punch Bowl is now traffic free, home to an abundance of wildlife and an area is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). There is now an accessible route suitable for wheelchairs, scooters and bicycles next to the National Trust car park, along which you can enjoy the magnificent views across the Devil’s Punch Bowl.

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