2.9 of 5 (12 votes)

Wilverley Common in the New Forest

A leisurely walk (woodland) in national park New Forest starting and finishing in Hampshire, England, about 8.90km (5.53 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:45h. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 68m (223ft)
Descent 37m (121ft)
Max. Elevation 80m (262ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 105m (344ft)
Sway train station
Distance 8.90km
Duration ~2:45h
Ordnance Survey Map
Created by me200784 on 14 Nov 2010
A lovely walk in the heart of the New Forest, between Burley and Sway. A picturesque walk, beautiful in any season.

Walk Functions


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OS Grid SZ274984
Start of the walk
OS Grid SZ261990
Follow the path around the High Tops Caravan Park.
About 1.42 km (~0.88 miles) from
OS Grid SU254003
Head over Hag Hill and cross the road.
About 1.49 km (~0.93 miles) from
OS Grid SU246009
Through the woods of Wiverley Inclosure. Head for Wiverley Cottage and cross the A35 carefully.
About 1.02 km (~0.63 miles) from
OS Grid SU230008
Across the road, head south until you pick up the dismantled railway that passes across Homsley Bog.
About 1.57 km (~0.98 miles) from
OS Grid SU218016
At Greenberry Bridge, take the path to Burley...
About 1.44 km (~0.89 miles) from
OS Grid SU215023
...heading northwest over Turf Hill...
About 0.72 km (~0.45 miles) from
OS Grid SU211030
Finish your walk in Burley. There are no trains, but buses back to Brockenhurst, which connects with Sway.
About 0.86 km (~0.53 miles) from

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25 Mar 2014
Buses Are Summer Service Only

The New Forest Tour operates during summer months (end of June until mid Sept). Updates about the service can be found on the New Forest Travel social media www.facebook.com/newforesttravel and @newforesttravel. This is a circular tour with 2 routes that run through Burley taking you to various places around the New Forest. The most direct route to Brockenhurst from Burley is to take the Blue Route and enjoy the experience and commentary on the tour! There is also a Burley '35' taxishare all year round which serves Burley, Ringwood and Lyndhurst. Information about this service can be downloaded from here http://www3.hants.gov.uk/passengertransport/communitytransport/taxishares/newforesttaxishares/burleytaxishare.htm Hope this helps you get around on your car free walk!

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