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The Ramblers New Forest Group


Ramblers - The national web site.  For more local information: -

     Hampshire Ramblers   For details of other Ramblers groups in the Hampshire Area.

     East Dorset Ramblers  The Ramblers group immediately to the west of our area

     Salisbury and South Wiltshire Ramblers The Ramblers group immediately north west of our area

      Hampshire 20s & 30s Walking Group

Hampshire County Council's website -  Walking in Hampshire.  This includes guides to long distance footpaths and a number of shorter walks.

Rights of Way Maps  This part of HCC’s web site includes the definitive maps of all the rights of way in the county.   If you find a problem with a right of way in Hampshire, it should be reported to Hampshire County Council. This can be done on the Rights of Way - Report a Problem part of the HCC web site.

Hampshire Countryside Access Forum is an advisory body working with local government to improve your enjoyment of Hampshire’s countryside whilst safe-guarding its future.  

New Forest as a National Park

Walking App - 27 walks fo you to try

Forestry Commission - New Forest   Walkers and walk leaders will be particularly interested in the Car Park Map - which shows all the Forestry Commission car parks in the New Forest.

If you would like to find out what land is open for access under the new Countryside and Rights of Way Act (CROW), then visit the Natural England’s website  As well as maps, it includes details of any restrictions that might be in force.

New Forest Navigation  - Map reading, compass use, GPS and mapping courses. Backpacking and camping.

Dr Foot - Free foot care advice via our podiatrists, which can be accessed by email or live chat on our site

e-outdoor   New Forest Ramblers members have access to a 10% discount code for online outdoor goods and equipment retailer e-outdoor

 PATHH - Providing Access to Hampshire’s Heritage

Page updated January 2019

Ramblers Walking Holidays offer a wide selection of walking holidays to some of the most delightful and unspoilt regions of the world.  Share the pleasure of good company in wonderful surroundings.  

We have joined Ramblers Walking Holidays Walking Partnership and will receive funding for every holiday booked.


Walk, the magazine of the Ramblers, is full of interesting features and reviews. There is an interactive walk archive and lots of competitions on the site.

Walking for Health  has organised walks as well as plenty of tips, tools and advice to help you stay motivated and keep your walking fun and enjoyable

New Forest Association - Friends of the New Forest


The MAPLORER  web site  which includes some very useful free software downloads and View GPX - an online tool which displays the GPX tracks recorded by your GPS as well as an elevation profile

GPS Visualizer

The GPS Visualizer web site is an online utility that creates maps and profiles from geographic data, it is free to use and includes GPS Babel - an online tool which will convert tracks, routes and waypoints from just about any mapping file format to any other file format