New Forest: Beaulieu to Buckler's Hard Walk
In 1204 Cistercian monks founded an abbey here near the site of a royal hunting lodge and called it Beau-lieu, meaning beautiful place. This easy walk for all follows the route of the wildlife rich Beaulieu River and finishes at Bucklers Hard, where Lord Nelson’s favourite ship Agamemnon was built in 1781.
Distance: 4.7 miles.
The main paths are flat gravel and grass. The river walk includes boardwalks.
Car parking: Beaulieu village public car park.
Places to eat: Montagu Arms Hotel.
The route can been downloaded below (PDF).
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