Walk - Bolt Head Ramble

3.1 miles (5.0 km)

East Soar National Trust car park East Soar National Trust car park

Moderate -

*please note that that online registration is now closed for this event, cash donations will be accepted for the on the day sign ups*

Date & time:

Sunday 8th October 2017. 10.00 am-start. 1.00 pm-Estimated finish

Location:

East Soar National Trust car park TQ7 3DR

Description:

A circular walk around the beautiful Bolt Head and East Soar area, we will take in points of interest along the way including local wildlife, habitat management, local history and scheduled ancient monuments. This site is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and we will explain more about the management of the site for wildlife with our tenant farmer.  There are spectacular coastal views and hidden valleys to explore along the way. We will be stopping at Overbecks House for a quick look at their tropical garden and some refreshments before the short return walk to East Soar car park.

Difficulty & Terrain:

Fairly fit this walk has some steep descents and climbs but as will be walking at a gentle pace to take in point of interest along the way.

Participants:

Maximum 50 people.

*please note that that online registration is now closed for this event, cash donations will be accepted for the on the day sign ups*

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