2pm TREASURE WALK from Beachern Wood Carpark
Tuesday 1st August 2023
MAP IS ON THE PRINTED BOOKLET 🙂
14.00pm Beachern Wood Car park
T = Task F = follow and enjoy
T what year is carved on the bench?
F Follow the arrows on the grass to green sign on left saying “Camping straight on”
T Clue on this signpost
F Follow arrows to tree stump. Why do you think this tree was felled?
T Clue on tree
F Follow arrows to gravel path
T what is the number on the signpost to your right?
F follow gravel path keeping eyes open for a small foot bridge on right. How many planks are there?
T Clue on plank
F follow the arrows towards stream
T By fallen tree on right, what happened to this tree?
T Clue on tree
F Walk to bridge and play Pooh sticks. Can you see a Water Boatman on the stream?
Turn right at the end of the bridge and follow the wooden rails up to the left into the trees
F Follow arrows up the path
F At the top of the path look for an “Enclosure stone” to your right.
T Two clues on the back of stone
I Face wooden garage, can you see a white cottage on the right?
T This is a Forest Keeper’s Cottage. Do you know what the keeper does?
F Still facing the wooden garage turn left and follow the arrows.
T How many different trees can you spot as you walk along the track – at least 4. Can you name them?
T What plant grows on the ground as you walk along?
T Pick up a stick with lichen growing on it.
T As you get to where the tracks cross what are the humps on the right covered in?
F Keep your eyes open for arrows as you follow the path to left.
T As you approach the bridge, on the left is a sign on a post – what does the picture mean?
T On bridge what is the small shiny blue insect you could see flying around?
T Find the bench. Whose name is on the plaque? How many years did she live?
T Clue on the back of bench.
F Follow arrows up path. What colour is the heather on the left?
F Stop at sign on the right at the top. What colours are on the sign?
F Counting this post as number 1, follow the arrows to your left and count the number of posts along the way.
T What colour flowers has a gorse bush in the Spring?
T Carefully pick a small fern leaf. What colour does it change to in Autumn?
F At 5th post keep eyes open to follow the arrows towards the felled tree stump.
T Look at large oak tree. How many ponies are there under the tree?
T What else is under the tree?
T Still at felled tree stump, look for a small packet.
F Walk to the Registration table where you will find your Treasure.
PICTURES ARE ON THE PRINTED BOOKLET! 🙂
ü Tick all these pictures you see on your walk!
We hope you enjoyed the walk and your stay in the New Forest.
The Treasure Walk was compiled by a Christian Housegroup from the churches in Brockenhurst.