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Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Midweek day walk - Petersfield to Liss

Petersfield to Liss - a slightly challenging ascent onto the Hangers Way

Stunning views (weather permitting), the Hangers Way and a nice pub with real ale and good food.

Book 2 Walk 11

Length :  16½ km or 10½ miles

Toughness :  5 out of 10

Getting there :  Catch the 10:00 am train from London Waterloo (Woking 10:25 am) to Portsmouth Harbour.
Clapham Junctioneers should catch the 9:52 Portsmouth Harbour & Southsea train from that station and change at Woking to join the Waterlusians train at 10:25. At the time of writing, both trains are advertised to use platform 5 at Woking

Meeting point :  Petersfield Station at 11:00 am

Tickets :  Buy a £15 South West Trains Promotion Ticket before midnight on the day prior to the walk (Thank you for pointing that out Thomas) or a cheap day return to Petersfield on the day.

Brief Description

An ever popular walk where the Hangers is designated as an area of outstanding natural  beauty. Walkers normally take a breather at Edward Thomas's Memorial Stone towards the top of the Shoulder of Mutton hill. If the visiblity is good, the vista to the south is well worth a good look there.
There is a short cut immediately after the lunch venue, cutting 5½ km of the walk should you wish.
You may find full details of the walk here and a downloadable PDF here

Suggested Lunch stop

Suggested Tea stop

Whistle Stop, Liss t: 01730 890464 (150 metres past the station at the road junction)


OS Explorer : OL33  (was Explorer 133)

Return train times

Trains return from Liss at the following times 15:02 | 16:02 | 16:23 | 17:02 | 17:23 | 18:02


Thomas G said...

The SWT £15-Promo for off-peak day returns is still running (book b4 midnight the day b4). Valid on any W'loo departure from 09.00 onwards, on this line...earlier start ?

Unknown said...

I'm planning to go on this walk tomorrow, but i wouldn't like to be in my own :) Is anyone else going ?

tartanrug said...

Intend going at posted time - large table (table 10) booked in bar for a minimum of 8 1 pm

Anonymous said...

Intend going on 10:00am train and have booked a promo ticket today

Mike A said...

n=9 on this walk with weather w=overcast_in_the_morning_a_shower_during_lunch_and_a_brighter_afternoon
Quite a cold day and a fair amount of mud, but superb food at the Hawkley Arms.
Four curious sheep in the afternoon