Walk 19 - Garlic Galore
DATE: Thursday 4 May 2023
START LOCATION: The Trooper Inn, Froxfield
POST CODE/GRID REF: GU32 1BD / SU726 272
DISTANCE: 7.5 miles
DURATION: At least 3 hours 30 mins
During April the Hangers turn green with wild garlic foliage. However, the real show stopper is the appearance of their flowers. For a few short weeks in May you could easily mistake the delicate white carpet beneath the trees for snowfall. It is a sight not to be missed. Join Jenny on this beautiful flowery walk around the Hangers, but be prepared for a few ups and downs. The Trooper Inn has kindly offered us parking so why not consider rounding off your morning walk with a drink or lunch at the pub afterwards.
Jenny is a Petersfield stalwart, having lived in town and walked around the area for 42 years. As well as walking Jenny and her husband were founder members of Liss Runners, another great way to get to know the local footpaths and byways. Like many runners, she has clocked up her fair share of half and full marathons over the years, including no less than 12 London marathon entries! Jenny’s speedy genes apply to walking too, having completed the former 80 mile long South Downs Way in just 27 hours. Hopefully, she took her ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro a little slower! As she values the friendship that comes from walking, she now leads a walking group which meets weekly and is part of a small group aiming to complete the Coast-to-Coast national trail this year.