Bluebells and Treason

 

 

Location: Otterbourne

Date:

Sunday 1 May 2016

Start Time:

2pm

Departs:

Meet on the green opposite The Otter Inn pub, Boyatt Lane, Otterbourne, SO21 2HW

Tour Length:

Approximately one and a half hours.

 

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This walk, in rural Otterbourne, looks at springtime flowers and recalls the story of those who plotted against King Henry V in the summer of 1415 before he sailed for France and, eventually, the Battle of Agincourt.

Bluebells and Treason

 

Patriots and Traitors

 

 

Location: Hamble

Date:

Thursday 30 June

Start Time:

7:30pm

Departs:

Meeting point at Lychgate of St Andrew’s Church, High Street, Hamble, SO31 4JH

Tour Length:

Approximately one and a half hours.

 

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A walk to explore how the village of Hamble became embroiled in a plot to sabotage Henry V’s expedition to France in 1415 by burning his boats! This event is being staged by the Hamble Valley and Eastleigh Heritage.

Patriots and Traitors

 

Explore Bursledon

 

 

Location: Old Bursledon

Date:

Sunday 3 July

Start Time:

2pm

Departs:

Meeting point at Great Down Park open space car park. Opposite Bursledon Infants School, Busledon, SO31 8BZ

Tour Length:

Approximately one and a half hours.

 

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Come and roam the quiet lanes of Old Bursledon, next to the Hamble River which was once a centre for shipbuilding supplying fine boats for the Navy, as far back as 600 years ago – including the 1415 campaign that led to the Battle of Agincourt – then, two centuries ago, others including Nelson’s “Elephant”. This event is being staged by the Hamble Valley and Eastleigh Heritage.

Explore Bursledon

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