The New Forest Challenge

26 mile or 18 mile route over forest tracks, paths, grassy rides, woods, and heathland with lovely open views. Navigation skills required to find a route between check-point grid references in correct order. Entrants for the 26 mile walk may opt for a guided walk led by a member of the Wessex Group. A limited number of spaces available for this option.

Walkers taking part in the The New Forest Challenge charity walk

£10 - £20
Event Time:
Event Date: 
Event Distance:
18 - 26M

Charity Walk Course

Region / Area

Southern England / Hampshire

Local Group



26 or 18ml. in 9.5hr for walkers

Start Time

Start: walkers 08.00, runners 09.00


From Burley Village Hall A circular route over forest tracks and paths, grassy rides, through woods and across heathland with lovely open views

General Notes

Please note that no car parking is available at village hall, free car parking opposite the cricket pitch at GR SU214029 Navigation skills needed to find a route between each Cps grid reference, map required is explorer OL22. A route map and GPS download will be available on the website from Jan 2020. For an extra £5 entrants for the 26ml walk may opt for a guided walk with a member of the Wessex LDWA; a limited number of places are available for this option. Entrants under 18 years old will only be accepted with a responsible adult. No dogs except assistance dogs. All entrants must carry a map/ GPS, compass, pen/ pencil and a mug. Entry limit is initially 150 but will increase if good weather. OTD entries only accepted if the event is not full; check the website before travelling. Entries open 01/08/19 and close on 22/02/20 unless full.

Web Site


Start and Finish



Entry: £10, non LDWA £20, OTD and guided walk option + £5 incl refreshments at manned Cps and a meal at the finish

Event Location: Burley Village Hall, Pound Ln, Burley, BH24 4