A group of 14, including some new faces, plus 3 canine walkers gathered on the outskirts of Kings Worthy for a 9 mile circular walk led by Linda.
Heading north east along a disused railway line, we passed some modern buildings of the Worthy Down Military Camp before crossing open rolling countryside arriving at the hamlet of Wonston. The pace was very leisurely, allowing time for picking lovely sweet blackberries.
Lunch break was taken at The Wonston Arms, a community village pub saved from closure and now owned & run by landlord Matt who gave us a warm welcome. Claiming to be the Best little pub in Hampshire, no food is served but we were refreshed with good beer and delicious ice cream.
After enjoying the unseasonably warm sunshine sitting in the seaside themed garden, we commenced the return leg via various sections of the Watercress Way arriving back at Kings Worthy.