Birchmore Experience

Walk from Rookley Post office back to Rookley Main Road via Birchmore Lane. The Walk on the map actually starts and returns to Oakdene.

Technical sheet
No. 4975982
A Rookley walk posted on 09/02/21 by Camra Man. Update : 18/02/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h25[?]
Distance Distance : 2.89mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 118ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 118ft
Highest point Highest point : 210ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 66ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Rookley
Starting point Starting point : N 50.65478° / W 1.282964°
Download : -
Junction A33/A35

Description

(D/A) Leave Oakdene, turn right. Pass Rookley Post Office and continue until the signpost (A37).

(1) Turn right and walk down the path with the hedge on your right.

(2) At the junction with Birchmore Lane, turn right (A36). At the junction with A34, carry straight on keeping on A36. Follow this path (which is frequently waterlogged) until a junction with A33 at the point.

(3) Turn right and diagonally across the field, walking towards the farm buildings.

(4) Turn left here and then turn right and take the farm track between the farmhouse and the farm buildings. Follow this path until a wide gap into an open field (point 5). Walk up this field and turn left at the top. This is the boundary of Rookley Country Park. Walk down the path with the trees on your right until you reach the main road.

(5) Turn right and walk back to Oakdene.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 184ft - Oakdene
1 : mi 0.14 - alt. 184ft - Turn RIGHT. SIGN A37
2 : mi 1.02 - alt. 75ft - Junction with Birchmore Lane. Turn RIGHT
3 : mi 1.72 - alt. 82ft - Junction with A33. Turn RIGHT
4 : mi 1.99 - alt. 131ft - Pagham Farm. Walk between farmhouse and barns.
5 : mi 2.43 - alt. 180ft - Main Road Rookley. Turn RIGHT
D/A : mi 2.89 - alt. 184ft - Oakdene

Useful Information

This path can get very muddy. You can divert along the cycle path by turning left at point (1) and re-join through a gap and bridge and taking A33 until point (2).

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

This is a popular route for dog walkers.

Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 3.67/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 4/5
Routemap quality : 4/5
Walk interest : 3/5


Walker
on Mon 05 Apr 2021 09:27:29 CEST

Global average : 3.67 / 5

Date of walk : 05/04/21
Description quality : Good
Routemap quality : Good
Walk interest : Average

Would have been useful if "Oakdene" the start of the walk, said it was a house on the same side of the road as the post office .

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