Says Naomi Smith
It is all too possible to round a corner on horseback and come upon a group of cattle with no prior warning -this WILL result in a horse being badly spooked at best, bolting at worst -it is only a matter of time ........... read more
WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH THE MEON VALLEY TRAIL?
Improvements are being made to the Meon Valley Trail disused railway line in order to create a safe, high quality and easy to use route for walkers, riders and cyclists who want to explore the South Downs National Park and the villages of the Meon Valley.
It's important to remember that work isn't finished yet.
Once complete, this will open up some of the most breath-taking views of the countryside and the restored firm and level surface will be suitable for shared use by everyone, including many with mobility impairments.
The improvements are funded through a successful bid to central Government, and address issues of poor surfacing and drainage, unstable trees, and limited views as well making improvements for wildlife and to local information about the history, geography and ecology of this special area.
Says Linda Wright
We moved to a Shropshire location a year ago having surveyed the local OS map and noted the significant number of bridleways around the property. Sadly the map appears a total fiction. Scarce any of the bridleways are usable ........... read more