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Park on the verge at SU 065 049 or in the lay-by opposite

  1. Take care not to block the emergency access.

    Lat:50° 50' 37.7'' N(50.8438°)
    Long:1° 54' 28.3'' W(-1.90786°)
    OSSU 06583 04925
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  2. Go through the gate and straight down to the edge of the bog and turn left.

    Lat:50° 50' 36.6'' N(50.8435°)
    Long:1° 54' 28'' W(-1.90777°)
    OSSU 06589 04891
    w3w: ///enigma.materials.crispy
  3. Follow the track as it sweeps round the bottom of Summerlug Hill.

    Lat:50° 50' 34.8'' N(50.843°)
    Long:1° 54' 21.9'' W(-1.90609°)
    OSSU 06708 04836
    w3w: ///struts.weaved.husky
  4. Turn right when you reach the pylons, and follow the path through the belt of trees between rough grazing on the left and the open bog on the right.

    Lat:50° 50' 31.6'' N(50.8421°)
    Long:1° 54' 6.3'' W(-1.90174°)
    OSSU 07014 04736
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  5. Just before the path meets an unmade-up road, look for a board walk on the right-hand side.

    Lat:50° 50' 12.1'' N(50.8367°)
    Long:1° 54' 0.4'' W(-1.9001°)
    OSSU 07130 04136
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  6. Go along the board walk, crossing some surprisingly deep water

    Lat:50° 50' 12.5'' N(50.8368°)
    Long:1° 54' 2.8'' W(-1.90079°)
    OSSU 07082 04147
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  7. The board walk ends as soon as it reaches the slightly firmer ground. In wet weather, you will probably find yourself wishing that it went on for another 50m or so

    Lat:50° 50' 13.2'' N(50.837°)
    Long:1° 54' 5.1'' W(-1.90141°)
    OSSU 07038 04169
    w3w: ///standing.bolts.mainframe
  8. About 200m further on, a broad path comes up to meet our path from the left and carries on over the heath, keeping just above the edge of the bog.

    Lat:50° 50' 15'' N(50.8375°)
    Long:1° 54' 13.7'' W(-1.9038°)
    OSSU 06870 04224
    w3w: ///endlessly.steps.slippery
  9. Eventually this path comes to a crossways where we turn right on to a sandy path that runs roughly parallel to the road, until it brings you back to the starting point.

    Lat:50° 50' 24.4'' N(50.8401°)
    Long:1° 54' 50.3'' W(-1.91396°)
    OSSU 06154 04513
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