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“Great place to park and walk”
Review of Bolton's Bench

Bolton's Bench
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

In the heart of the New Forest, Lyndhurst. Short walk into the town. Good place to walk a dog. Does get busy.

Thank PJAwashere
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

There is a nice walking route from Bolton's Bench, past the cricket pavilion, up over the ridge and down into the grassy land. You can then travel across towards a small river and back through some woods to Bolton's Bench.

Thank RichUK2013
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Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

A great place to walk and watch the New Forest ponies, you get a good view of the surrounding area and if you're lucky you may even get to watch a local cricket match.

Thank WendyRydzynski
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Exploring the new forest area, we came across boltons bench. It was a lovely area to explore, with great views of the surrounding area.

Thank Amy K
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

We brought our dogs for a walk here. There is parking at the cattle grid and further up to the left. We went twice. First time we met some mature ladies taking a break to see the ponies. There is a little graveyard nearby and we wandered between this and the bench. The next time was a Saturday, filled with visitors, locals and...ponies. It seems to be a favourite for local runners, families taking a quick picnic and walkers. The bench is on a hill, with views around. It also seemed to be a favourite past time to run or roll down from! It is not too steep, but provides a welcome sitting area if walking through the area. The ponies were lovely, but they are wild so when one reared, I ran for cover, much to visitors delight! Lovely area to start a run, walk or drive into the New Forest. For our visit it was the gateway into the New Forest.

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