Portsdown Walks - No2

 Created 01-02-2004    Last update 01-02-2004

Introduction

This is the second in a series of walks that I have produced to allow others to visit and appreciate the heritage of Portsdown.

 

What You'll see

  • Naval Fuel Bunker Northern Portal - details
  • Naval Fuel Bunker Valve Compound - optional - details
  • Approach road to the UGHQ escape tunnels - details
  • Cooper Shelter - details
  • UGHQ Secure Underground Radio Station - details
  • WWII Anti-Tank Ditch and field defences - details
  • Radio Station Aerial Mast Anchors - details

Details

Distance: 2.5 miles (4.1Km) 
Time required: 2 hours or more to allow for looking around
Conditions: Strenuous. Some 1:4 slopes and a lot of off road walking. Boots required.
Disabled access: Not possible
Facilities: None. Pubs, Burger and Ice Cream vans at the Viewpoint 1 mile east. Click here for the best Caf ever in Cosham. No public toilets.
What else to do: Royal Armouries Museum at Fort Nelson to the West. Free parking and admission. Open all year
 

Download the walk

You can download full details of this walk including all maps so that you can print them off to take with you. The download file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format which means that Adobe Acrobat Reader needs to be installed on your PC. Most PCs already have this if not you can get it here:

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