Ramble on the Hamble (2703)

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    Start dateJune 1 2024
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    Time02:00 pm
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    LocationRG9 6SL
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    Price£5.50

A circular walk through meadows alongside a chalk winter borne stream and up to the wildflower chalk slopes of the hills. Passing through the river valley you will see how the Hamble Brook is being restored and possibly see some river fly monitoring in action.

A highlight will be meeting the Dexter cows and their calves and hearing why they are so important to Colstrope Farm and in managing the Chilterns landscape. An old orchard with ancient apple varieties, wildlflower meadows, hedges and trees are all providing wonderful wildlife habitat and will provide plenty to enjoy on the walk.

Very family friendly – children’s activity, suitable for robust buggies and all terrain wheelchairs.

Additional information

Light refreshments

Maria Spink and Alison Cross. Maria with her husband is the owner of Colstrope Farm where they are committed to restoring and enhancing biodiversity. Colstrope Farm is a member of Christmas Common Farmers, a group of farmers working together to improve the farmed environment for wildlife.
Colstrope Farm, Colstrope Lane, Hambleden, HENLEY-ON-THAMES, Buckinghamshire, RG9 6SL
2 miles
Short walks (up to 3 miles)
3 hours
Easy (pretty flat, good paths)
Leisurely
25
Yes (Suitable for robust buggies and all terrain wheelchairs.)
Yes
Yes (family friendly with children’s activity to be arranged (Key Stage 1 and 2))