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Address: Buckland Rings Cottage Sway Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NN, England

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Not my scene but my husband loved it!

Ok so my husband is into all this historic stuff of ancient hill forts and so forth. For me not so much excitement. Anyways I got dragged off to see this one and can only comment... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
K s
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St Martin
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lymington
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ancient iron age hill fort, looks like a "hill", now with new bench! if you are a teen this is the ideal location for drinking cider or eating pizza. Try to imagine what those iron age celts would make of modern Lymington, would they love it or hate it? who knows and frankly who cares! Come here if you like... More 

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Thank choppyred
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

On entering through the gate the noise of the Southhampton road is behind you, I release my spaniels and walk along at the bottom of a long bank till we come to the cut through gate on the right climb up the bank through the ancient Beech and Ock trees. The dogs beat me to the top gate sit and... More 

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St Martin
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189 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Ok so my husband is into all this historic stuff of ancient hill forts and so forth. For me not so much excitement. Anyways I got dragged off to see this one and can only comment on what I saw. Access was pretty easy (no long hikes thankfully) off a main road. We walked the perimeter and it was a... More 

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1 Thank K s
Lymington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Sadly access to the Buckland Rings for walkers is a dangerous crossing on the Sway Road when accessing the old Bucland Farm entrance on the corner as foliage obscures view of heavy traffic as some traffic crosses the pedestrian small kerp. Hampshire County Council should provide parking in the area as this is a National site for all to enjoy.... More 

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Thank Sally F
Penzance Kernow
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A large area of meadow and woodland still with part of the ramparts (wooded). Good for walking and easy to reach from Lymington. Parking is limited and vehicle access from Sway road is basically for the residents of a couple of properties sited within the eartwork. Good views and wildlife

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Thank Cornico
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Great for Historians who are wanting to figure out the answer to the rings and speculate over there history. If you're wanting more in depth information then head to St Barbs Museum.

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Thank Michael C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is an iron age fort with trees and an open area. On one side there remains the steep ramparts. There are no signposts or information boards. It's a lovely little walk and lots of dog owners do just this regularly. What to do here - let yourself go, charge up and down the slopes, throw leaves at the children,... More 

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Thank JimboR7
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This is a lovely if a little small walk around an old iron age fort, a good view from the top, sadly some of the fort was damaged by excavations in the past but the meadows are still very pretty.

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Thank Jamie S
Epping, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Maybe it's us but we couldn't find anything of interest to see. I've no doubt something is here, but the signposting is poor so we left a bit bemused

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Nice little place to visit to pass the time. Though their isn't much to see its still a very historic location. Perfect place to picnic on the grass and watch the world go by.

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Thank MarkMahoney

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