Wilde Walk: Iping Common and friendship

This week, Suzie reflects on the nature of deep roots and friendship as she and Raine enjoy a new vista revealed by recent clearances.

It’s the latest in Suzie’s weekly series of Wilde Walks around Petersfield with her labrador Raine.

Iping Common and beyond

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Wilde Walk: the River Itchen

It’s Suzie Wilde’s birthday. To celebrate, enjoy a riverside walk just outside Winchester, said to be a favourite of Keats.

It’s the latest in Suzie’s weekly series of Wilde Walks around Petersfield with her labrador Raine.

How to get there by car

Take the A272 towards Winchester, turn left at the Spitfire roundabout onto the Winchester bypass, straight over the next roundabout (junction with the M3) and left at the third roundabout onto Garnier Road. There’s a carpark just before the canal.

Driving time from Petersfield: 35 minutes

Distance from Petersfield: 20 miles


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If you would like to propose a walk for Suzie to try then email team@petersfieldradio.uk or phone Petersfield 887399.

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Wilde Walk at Steep Flower Show

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

This time, Suzie walks to and around Steep Flower Show, held within the grounds of Bedales School.

Suzie describes it as “the perfect village event”.

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If you would like to propose suggest a walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walk: Canine Partners charity

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

In this Wilde Walk, Suzie is accompanied by Sara Read of the Canine Partners charity.

Sara shares her expert view of the advantages that a Canine Partners dog can bring to its owner and they walk from the Poets’ Stone to Hawkley.

Discover more about Canine Partners at https://caninepartners.org.uk/

You can go Wilde too

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walk: Sheet Mill

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield. This week, Suzie walks alongside Sheet Mill, a property she once nearly purchased, and gets her first sense of autumn in the air.

A pleasant meander to Sheet Mill

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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walk: Suzie’s journey through time

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

In this this week’s Wilde Walk Suzie recalls childhood memories of Portsmouth and reflects on her life in Petersfield, accompanied as ever by her dog Raine.

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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walk: Old Winchester Hill

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

Today Suzie seeks a cooling breeze on one of Hampshire’s highest vantage points.

Suzie Wilde and Raine on Old Winchester Hill
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Where is Old Winchester Hill?

South West of East Meon, on the road between Clanfield and Warnford.


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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walk: Durford Heath

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

This week Suzie uses a walk in Durford Heath to help get over Wimbledon.

Raine’s there too, and we discover the family connection between Raine, Teddy and Maude.

You can go Wilde too

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walk on water: to Cowes for lunch

Skipper: Suzie on board the Alice

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

This week’s Wilde Walk sees Suzie take a trip to the Isle of Wight for lunch and a walk in Cowes.

Travelling via the Thames barge The Alice, her journey is as exciting as the destination.

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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walks: Buriton Chalk Pits

It’s a humid day in the South Downs and Suzie Wilde’s Wilde Walk catches a glimpse of an industrial past.

Warning: may contain panting.

Where are the Buriton Chalk Pits?


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For more information about the Buriton Chalk Pits, see this article on the Buriton village website and this educational resource from our partner, Petersfield Museum.

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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walks: the Eildon Hills

Suzie Wilde’s Wilde Walks take us to the Eildon Hills near Melrose in the Scottish Borders this week.

Convenient for author Suzie’s latest book launch, this group of three hills looks down over Melrose.

Follow Suzie, Richard and Raine as they spot birds, squirrels and more in this beautiful and sometimes overlooked area of Britain.

Where are the Eildon Hills?

Just South of Melrose in the Scottish Borders


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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walks: Iping Common

Suzie Wilde’s Wilde Walks are enjoyable explorations around Petersfield.

Today, Suzie lets her imagination run as wild as the walk itself.

Where is Iping Common?

Take the A272 towards Midhurst. Just before the village of Stedham the common is on your right. Turn right into the road signed to Elsted and Harting to reach the car park.


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If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Wilde Walks: the Roman Road on Chapel Common

Suzie Wilde’s Wilde Walks are enjoyable explorations around Petersfield.

Today, Suzie brings us to Chapel Common and the site of a Roman Road, still recognisable after all these years.

Hear Suzie and labrador Raine as they enjoy this summer walk under full leafed trees in beautiful Hampshire.

Raine

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Wilde Walks: Walderton and Stoughton

Local author Suzie Wilde accompanies two dogs, Raine and George, on a country walk around Walderton and Stoughton. Her walk starts in a dilapidated farmhouse and barn.

Listen to the audio to learn the significance for Suzie of ‘the birthday walk’.

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Raine and George

The area

Take the Emsworth road at South Harting to reach this beautiful hilly area.


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Wilde Walks: The Hangers to Hawkley

Local author Suzie Wilde takes a walk from the Poet’s Stone to Hawkley along the Hangers Way with her curious labrador Raine.

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk, suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

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The Ashford Hangers

Shoulder of Mutton Hill is within the Ashford Hangers, just North of Steep. For a longer walk, try starting at The Harrow pub in the village and climbing the Hangers.


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Wilde Walks: Chapel Common

If you want a very dog-friendly walk that avoids steep hills this is for you, as local author Suzie Wilde discovers in her latest ‘Wilde Walk’.

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk, suggest a walk for Suzie to try or comment on the loss of a pet then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

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Where is Chapel Common?

Pass the garden centre and computer shop in Rake and continue for just over 1km. It’s on the left before you get to Liphook cricket club and the Black Fox inn.


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