Dog walk

Deerleap (New Forest)

Southampton

Type of walk

Flat, Forest

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Animals On Route, Water On Route, Wheelchair Friendly

About this walk

This walk is located off Deerleap lane, and is almost exactly opposite the New Forest Wildlife park. There is a narrow drive down to the car park. The carpark splits in two, left and straight ahead. We normally take the path leading straight on as you come in, and head down towards the water and railway bridge. There are cows and horses about, and you do get a lot of horse riders visiting this area. There are bins at the car park for waste. Most people tend to do a "there and back" walk here, but you can incorporate a loop if you follow the path on the left from the car park. There is a small bridge further down into the walk, with a big stream that the dogs love to play in. You can also venture off through the forest to the right, but be prepared to get muddy! All in all, a very nice walk, but can get very busy on weekends/holidays.

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Comments (4)

  • rescuedogsrock profile
    rescuedogsrock

    7 years ago

    Really lovely walk, always been one of our dogs favourites
  • dubaigolfer profile
    dubaigolfer

    6 years ago

    Nice easy walk(s), good gravel paths easy find and plenty to see in the beautiful surrounds of the New Forest...
  • Claireharris17 profile
    Claireharris17

    4 months ago

    Gorgeous walk! Lots of space to run around
  • sjc profile
    sjc

    3 months ago

    We enjoy walking here. The car park is always busy...its a very popular area for dog walkers. Lots of different routes to follow. There were 20 cars in the car park this week but only saw two sets of couples from a distance on our walk, so don't let the busy car park put you off!!. Its a lovely huge area to explore. Only downside we repeatedly see here is the huge amount of dog waste that is not picked up, or worse is bagged but just dumped. This weeks walk we lost count of the fresh mess and saw 4 separate bags just left on the forest floor and on bushes. There is a large bin in the car park, so this is inexcusable.
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Deerleap Ln, Southampton SO40 4UH, UK View on Google

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