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National Rail | station code LIS

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Liss is a village on the River Rother within the South Downs National Park.

OS Explorer Map for Liss and Selborne: Haslemere & Petersfield

Liss Riverside Railway Walk near station

A local nature reserve of alder and willow woodland along the disused trackbed of the Longmoor Military Railway beside the River Rother.
Open at all times.

Liss map

Gilbert White's House & The Oates Collections by bus

The family home of the naturalist Reverend Gilbert White who observed and recorded what he saw around him, including in the village and nearby Selborne Hanger, beech woodland on a steep slope overlooking the village. Later extensions to the house contain the Oates Collections telling the stories of two explorers: Lawrence Oates who accompanied Captain Scott to the South Pole in 1911-12, and the 19th century Frank Oates who acquired collections of birds, animals and African weapons. Garden and parkland. Tea Parlour.
Open TWThFSSu 1030-1630 (1700 Apr-Oct).
Bus 38 from near station to Selborne, 22 minutes journey. M-F only, infrequent. Operated by Stagecoach. Buses also operate from Petersfield (which has more frequent trains) and Alton.

Selborne map

Short Walks Made Easy: South Downs
features a circular walk from Selborne.

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