HookBentley

Hooben one
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By a Slow Ways Volunteer on 07 Apr 2021


Distance

16km/10mi

Ascent

196m

Descent

206m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Hook and Bentley.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Hook and Bentley.

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Hook
Grid Ref SU7244054210
Lat / Lon 51.28243° / -0.96271°
Easting / Northing 472,440E / 154,210N
What3Words heartburn.rarely.plausible
Bentley
Grid Ref SU7853943981
Lat / Lon 51.18966° / -0.87752°
Easting / Northing 478,539E / 143,981N
What3Words fakes.snooty.replayed

Hooben One's land is

Arable 61.6%
Pasture 14.4%
Urban 16.2%
Woods 7.7%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

review


Phil Smith

03 Jun 2021

I took this route on Thursday 3rd June 2021.

Not the best of walks.
Leaving Hook you soon reach Bartley Heath. The paths here don't quite match the OS map but it's easy enough to navigate across it with the B3349 and M3 roaring at you to steer you in the right direction. The path the other side of the motorway takes you across a bleak farm field to Lodge Farm which is more of an industrial complex than a farm. Dodging the HGVs was helped by reasonable signage to get you through.

The route around Odiham and down to Well takes you across fields with cattle, sheep and crops. Some nice views.

You leave Well along a lane with no paths. To make this worse, the path that should take you past Shrub Copse is shut off by an iron gate, forcing you to continue along the road. The highlight of the walk is Husseys Lane and the following walk into Bentley.

As far as recommendation goes, it's not much of a walk for pleasure but it's hard to see an alternative way of walking between to two towns.

From the Slowways criteria:

1) The route is fairly safe. The only concern is the road out of Well.
2) The route respects local codes and laws - except the blocked path.
3) It is accessible in that it is not a strenuous walk. There are stiles, gates and steps along the way.
4) The route is as direct as possible.
5) It is off road except for the road out of Well
6) I stopped at a park in Odiham and there is a pub at Well.
7) There are busses and trains at both Hook and Bentley.
8) The route is reasonably clear.
9) The walk is mostly farm land. A bit dull.
10) The paths are mostly well established.


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