On Sunday, 26th March, 30 Scouts and six leaders from 3rd Salisbury Sea Scouts, 1st Alderbury and 4th Salisbury (Harnham) Scout Troops took part in a District Navigation Exercise out of Abbotts Well in the New Forest.
The object was to navigate to 14 locations to find a tent peg with a letter written on it that had been placed at a specific map grid reference. The letters could then be used to spell ‘God save the King’.
There was a rather soggy start as the scouts had to pick their way across a flooded area but soon reached higher ground, the weather brightened up and the scouts had a
All of the scout troops solved the anagram and covered some 10 miles in distance.