BentleyFarnham

Benfar two
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Distance

8km/5mi

Ascent

52m

Descent

78m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Bentley and Farnham.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Bentley and Farnham.

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Photo by Phil Smith
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Reviews - 1

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Verifications -  Verified (1)

Problems reported -  No issues flagged

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Start and end points

Bentley
Grid RefSU7853943981
Lat / Lon 51.18966° / -0.87752°
Easting / Northing478,539E / 143,981N
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Farnham
Grid RefSU8398946875
Lat / Lon 51.21491° / -0.79887°
Easting / Northing483,989E / 146,875N
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Benfar Two's land is

Arable 7.9%
Pasture 43.4%
Urban 37.6%
Woods 11.1%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

 Reviews


Phil Smith

09 Jun 2021

I live locally and I took this route on Wednesday 9th June 2021 using GPS.

This walk was a pleasant surprise for me. It runs close to the A31, along side a railway line, passes a quarry and appears to have a long urban stretch through Wrecclesham and Farnham. None of this matters. The parts along the river are delightful and the route picks its way through pleasant paths and green areas of Farnham.

From the Slowways criteria:
1) The route is fairly safe. There are a few sections on unpaved lanes and the A31 dual carriageway has to be crossed (it looks like there is a way around this by taking Weydon Lane, south of the A31).
2) The route respects local codes and laws.
3) It is accessible in that it is not a strenuous walk. There are stiles along the way (and a large fallen tree to negotiate at the time I went).
4) The route is direct.
5) It is mostly off road but there are a couple of short stretches of road without pavement.
6) There are no resting places along the way other than fields and a park at Wrecclesham.
7) There are busses and trains at Farnham and Bentley.
8) The route is clear.
9) The walk is enjoyable and varied, passing through woods, fields, farm land and beside the river Wey.
10) The paths are all well established.

Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
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Photo by Phil Smith
Photo by Phil Smith
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