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www3.hants.gov.uk/walking.htm

Visits to the Website615
Overview

'Whether you follow our long-distance routes, our shorter walks or explore on your own, there is something for everyone to enjoy.'

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Visit Hampshire

County (Historic)
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cwr.naturalengland.org.uk/default.aspx?County=HAMPSHIRE

Visits to the Website203
Overview

Sixty or so 'walks, rides and areas of open access provided under the Countryside Stewardship, Environmentally Sensitive Areas and Environmental Stewardship Schemes'.

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County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record486

www.fancyfreewalks.org/Hampshire.html

Visits to the Website281
Overview

Full details of over thirty free walks around and about the County of Hampshire, all circular.

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record948

www.hantswightwalk.org.uk

Visits to the Website144
Overview

'We are a walking group with, typically, a couple of walks each month, on Saturdays, in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (England, UK). Walks are 5 - 14 miles long, usually with a picnic or pub lunch, and sometimes a certain kind of tea afterwards!'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record475

www.hantswalk.org.uk

Visits to the Website89
Overview

'We are an active group and have at least one walk most weekends – though they often go on the website just a week or two ahead of the walk ... We are also keen for people new to walking to give us a go – we have some short walks as well as long ones, we tend not to walk at break-neck speed and the walk descriptions usually give you an idea of whether or not there are lots of hills.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record331

www.ldwa.org.uk/Wessex

Visits to the Website136
Overview

'The Wessex Group walks cover footpaths over all terrains over a large area of Southern England mainly centred on Hampshire but regularly include areas of adjoining counties. Our popular social walks are held twice monthly (usually the 1st and 3rd Sundays), are between 15 and 25 miles, and almost always include a pub stop of approx. 1 hour for refreshments/lunch.'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record476

www.hampshireramblers.org.uk

Visits to the Website178
Overview

'The Hampshire Area of the Ramblers has over 5,000 members in 15 groups. Each week the groups lead a variety of walks in Hampshire and our neighbouring counties. They will be delighted to welcome you ...'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record455

www.southdowns.gov.uk/enjoy/explore/walking/

Visits to the Website538
Overview

'Has over 3,000 kilometres of Rights of Way for you to walk on. With the South Downs Way, a National Trail stretching the entire length of the National Park, as well as many Country Parks, woodlands and other countryside sites there are routes to suit everyone.'

Country/Region
Views of 'Full' Record998

www.hrowit.org.uk/publications.html

Navigate the Website>>> Download the Allan King Way Guidebook [PDF]
Visits to the Website425
Distance (miles)42
Starting fromPortchester
Overview

'A walk across Hampshire from Portchester to Winchester.'

Guidebook compiled by Richard Charles Kenchington Footpath Secretary of the Eastleigh Ramblers.

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1854

www3.hants.gov.uk/longdistance/avon-valley-path.htm

Visits to the Website468
Distance (miles)34
Starting fromSalisbury Cathedral Close
Overview

'Long-distance walking route that takes you from Salisbury – one of the most beautiful cathedral cities in England – to Christchurch Priory and the sea. It was opened in 1992 and runs from Wiltshire due south through Hampshire to finish in Dorset. The Path is named after the river whose course it follows.'

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Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record974

www3.hants.gov.uk/longdistance/basingstoke-canal-towpath-trail.htm

Visits to the Website544
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromGreywell
Overview

'A beautiful waterway that runs from Greywell Village in Hampshire to Woodham in Surrey.'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1186

www.blackwater-valley.org.uk/about_path.html

Visits to the Website558
Distance (miles)23
Starting fromRowhill Nature Reserve, Aldershot
Overview

'Follows the River Blackwater from its source in Rowhill Nature Reserve to Swallowfield, where it joins the River Whitewater to become the Broadwater for a short stretch before flowing into the River Loddon.'

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record819

www.bournemouthcoastpath.org.uk

Visits to the Website498
Distance (miles)37
Starting fromSwanage
Overview

'Links the Dorset Coast Path, the final and most easterly section of the 572 mile South-West Coast Path, with the Solent Way running from Milford-on-Sea to Emworth. This creates a continuous 652 mile route from Minehead in Somerset to Emsworth on the Hampshire-Surrey border.'

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Leigh Hatts

Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record870

www3.hants.gov.uk/countryside/hcaf.htm

Visits to the Website98
Overview

'Hampshire Countryside Access Forum is an advisory body working to improve your enjoyment of Hampshire’s countryside whilst safe-guarding its future ... The New Forest and South Downs are outside this Forum's area – they are covered by our neighbouring Forums, the New Forest Access Forum and the South Downs Local Access Forum.'

Description from

Hampshire County Council

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record345

www3.hants.gov.uk/accessible-countryside.htm

Visits to the Website293
Overview

'From open coast to rolling hills and river valleys, Hampshire's countryside has something for everyone. Here we offer a choice of attractive sites with facilities for less mobile visitors.'

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See also

ACE - Hampshire

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record693

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldpitchenway.html

Visits to the Website464
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromHinton Ampner
Overview

'Follows the River Itchen from its source close to Hinton Ampner all the way to its mouth at Woolston, Southampton.'

'The Itchen Way and the guide book are promoted by the Eastleigh Group of the Ramblers Association who are largely responsible for the creation of the route. The route was amended in 2008 when a new guide was published written by Richard Kenchington who devised the original route.'

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Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1971

www3.hants.gov.uk/longdistance/pilgrims-trail.htm

Visits to the Website489
Distance (miles)29
Starting fromWinchester Cathedral
Overview

'Follow a medieval route from the shrine of St Swithun at Winchester Cathedral, weaving across the landscape by way of Bishop's Waltham and Southwick to Portsmouth in the footsteps of the Miquelots, pilgrims who made the long journey to worship St Michael in Normandy.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record936

www3.hants.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-development/shipwrightsway

Visits to the Website504
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromAlice Holt Forest near Farnham
Overview

'It’s a new long distance path which will link villages and towns in east Hampshire through some beautiful countryside.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1473

www.southdowns.gov.uk/national-park-authority/commitees-meetings/local-access-fo...

Visits to the Website223
Overview

'Advises the National Park Authority and others on how best to manage access to the countryside in the National Park. There are seventeen members of the South Downs Local Access Forum who represent the views of land managers, users and others with an interest in countryside access ...'

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record528

www3.hants.gov.uk/longdistance/st-swithuns-way.htm

Visits to the Website374
Distance (miles)34
Starting fromWinchester Cathedral
Overview

'Runs between Winchester, the capital of Saxon England, and historic Farnham. Whilst not tracing the original route of the Pilgrim’s Way, as much of this is now the busy A31, St Swithun’s Way follows some of the county’s best countryside paths.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record924

www3.hants.gov.uk/longdistance/testway.htm

Visits to the Website445
Distance (miles)44
Starting fromInkpen Beacon
Overview

'Takes you from its dramatic start, high on the chalk downs at Inkpen, to  follow much of the course of the River Test to Eling where its tidal waters flow into Southampton Water. This is without doubt Hampshire's longest and  finest chalk stream, world famous for its superb trout fishing.'

Walks described here by
Locality
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record912

walkinginthecountry.blogspot.com/p/long-distance-paths.html

Navigate the Website>>> Three Castles Path
Visits to the Website472
Distance (miles)60
Starting fromWindsor Castle
Overview

'The route links Windsor and Winchester, via the third castle, Odiham.'

'The walk book (The Three Castles Path by David Bounds for the East Berkshire Ramblers’ Association Group) is excellent with very clear maps and very precise directions, as well as helpful comments on points of interest along the way - the hallmark of the East Berkshire Ramblers series of walk book books.'

Description from

Walking in the Country

County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record1174

www3.hants.gov.uk/rings-walk.htm

Visits to the Website138
Overview

'To celebrate the 2012 London Olympics, five "Olympic themed" walks were launched in Hampshire to promote the Games and encourage everyone to have a more active lifestyle. The five circular walks, which are spread across the County, represent the iconic five Olympic rings and give you the opportunity to enjoy Hampshire’s beautiful and diverse countryside while also making a positive difference to your health and wellbeing.'

Walks described here by
County (Historic)
Views of 'Full' Record408

www3.hants.gov.uk/longdistance/wayfarers-walk.htm

Visits to the Website375
Distance (miles)70
Starting fromInkpen Beacon
Overview

'Walking on footpaths and tracks is the best way to enjoy Hampshire's lovely and diverse countryside. The Victorian nature writer Richard Jefferies pointed out, long before our dependence on the motor car, that "They only know a country who are acquainted with its footpaths. By the roads, indeed, the outside may be seen; but the footpaths go through the heart of the land". The Wayfarers Walk will take you into the heart of Hampshire - It traverses the eastern and northern parts of the County only, but still provides a fine selection of the coastline, woodlands, gentle rolling hills and rich green valleys for which Hampshire is renowned.'

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County (Historic)
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