GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Circular Walk around Liss - Riverside Railway Walk and Liss Forest

7 miles (11 km)

This circular walk around the Hampshire village of Liss, uses waymarked trails to explore the surrounding countryside and woodland. On the route you will visit the hamlet of Liss Forest, the Riverside Railway Walk and the villages of Rake and Hill Brow. There's also some nice views over the South Downs as you make your way along Rake Hangar.
The walk starts from Liss train station where you can pick up the Liss Riverside Railway Walk which is a waymarked trail running through a nature reserve. The path runs north from the station along the line of the old Longmoor Military Railway. There's views of the River Rother and the River Blackwater and lots of interesting flora and fauna to look out for on the trail.
At Liss Forest you pick up a section of the Shipwrights Way and follow it east towards the village of Rake. Near here you join with the Sussex Border Path and the Serpent Trail which lead you south west along Rake Hangar toward Hill Brow. You then head west across Farther Commons before following country lanes and bridle paths back to Liss train station.

Liss OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Liss Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Looking past Liss War Memorial towards Teachers Terrace - geograph.org.uk - 1279386

Looking past Liss War Memorial towards Teachers Terrace

Liss Riverside Railway Walk, Liss Forest, Hampshire - geograph.org.uk - 57210

The Liss Riverside Railway Walk uses the track-bed of the Liss Military Railway which closed in 1971. The link to Liss Station of the Liss Military Railway was completed in 1933. When in full operation there was a half-hourly service and as many as 3,650 passengers were carried each day. In 1944 extensive sidings were built and used to store locomotives and rolling stock. After D-day, when the allied bridgehead in France was completed, these were delivered to France via Liss and Portsmouth.

Tin tabernacle in Liss Forest - geograph.org.uk - 1722412

Tin tabernacle in Liss Forest

Riverside path running parallel to Liss railway station - geograph.org.uk - 1273525

Riverside path running parallel to Liss railway station

Rake War Memorial- late January 2016 (geograph 4812556)

Rake War Memorial- late January 2016 (geograph 4812556)

The Jolly Drover. Hill Brow - geograph.org.uk - 1270534

The Jolly Drover. Hill Brow

GPS Files

GPX File

Liss.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Liss.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)