Area: Hampshire

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

Category Hampshire
Walks described here by
See also

Visit Hampshire

Visits to the Website1247
Views of 'Full' Record2272
Starting fromAlton
Description from

Alton Town Council

Visits to the Website1368
Views of 'Full' Record1407

'Friendly group for people who wish to go walking and hostelling in the company of others rather than on their own. Our members come from a wide area around Andover covering Newbury to Southampton and Petersfield to Salisbury.'

Category Test Valley
Starting fromAndover
Visits to the Website1096
Views of 'Full' Record2542

'Walking is one of the best physical activities you can do and there are many opportunities available. Whether you want to walk and talk with a group of like minded people at a leisurely pace or take a more energetic walk on your own in some of the borough's beautiful open spaces and countryside there is plenty of guidance to get you going.'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website926
Views of 'Full' Record1859

'The nature reserve has an Education Centre and a trail guide and toilets for visitors. Eight kilometres of rolled gravel paths give access around the site suitable for all season use by mobility scooters, pushchairs and more robust wheelchairs. Two "Tramper" mobility scooters are available to borrow by prior arrangement.'

Category New Forest
Starting fromBlashford Lakes
Visits to the Website685
Views of 'Full' Record1234

'Discover exciting wildlife in this fascinating reserve with a prehistoric past ... Wander along the forest tracks between the pine trees to look and listen for unusual birds such as crossbill, goldcrest and raven. You may glimpse the iconic red squirrel leaping from branch to branch. With no introduced grey squirrels on the Island, their smaller cousin thrives here ...'

Size (acreage)95
Starting fromYarmouth
See also

Bouldnor Cliff [Wikipedia]

Visits to the Website398
Views of 'Full' Record1160

'Affiliated to the Youth Hostel Association of England and Wales, we are into walking, camping, YHA camping barns and base camps, theatre and cinema, country pubs, barbecues, parties, making friends and socialising. The group was nicknamed the Bournemouth "Boghoppers" over fifteen years ago. The nickname has stuck and has become our official title. There are a few problems with the name ... '

Category Bournemouth
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website944
Views of 'Full' Record1761

Coastal, garden, seasonal walks and so on ...

Category Bournemouth
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1034
Views of 'Full' Record1692

'Is probably one of the British Isles smallest and least known country parks (unless you know of one under 8 acres !) Reclaimed from the remains of a Victorian brickworks and clay diggings, Brickfields Country Park is a peaceful, natural park, known only by local residents and a few in the know - and now you ! ...'

Category Rushmoor
Size (acreage)8
Starting fromBrickfields Country Park, Aldershot
Visits to the Website787
Views of 'Full' Record1544

'Christchurch, formed in 1996, is just one of over 880 U3As operating independently in the UK with almost 300,000 members nationwide.'

Category Christchurch
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1357
Views of 'Full' Record1530

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

Category Hampshire
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website526
Views of 'Full' Record1071

'From the tranquility of the Alver Valley and Wildgrounds to the fresh sea air and glorious views across to the Isle of Wight or busy Portsmouth Harbour, make sure you take advantage of Gosport’s wonderful green and open spaces.'

Category Gosport
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website956
Views of 'Full' Record1447

'Sightseeing walks and tours in and around Southampton offer visitors great opportunities to explore and make the most of a day or short break in the area. Join one of the many guided or self-guided walks and discover the history and culture of this magnificent city.'

Category Southampton
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1677
Views of 'Full' Record1371

'The Eastleigh Group covers the same area as that of Eastleigh Borough Council but you can still live outside the Borough and be a member of the Group.'

Category Eastleigh
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website865
Views of 'Full' Record1764

Emsworth is 'a hub for three long distance walks: The Solent Way, The Wayfarer's Walk and the Sussex Border Path. The village is an ideal destination to explore the beauty of Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cities of Portsmouth and Chichester and the spectacular South Downs'.

Category Havant
Starting fromEmsworth
Visits to the Website1022
Views of 'Full' Record1578

'World-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. This earthly paradise offers a riot of colour in spring, an oasis of tranquillity in summer followed by a splendid show as the leaves change in the autumn. Capture Exbury’s hidden beauty and escape the cares of the world as you explore a myriad of pathways ...'

Size (acreage)200
Starting fromBeaulieu
Visits to the Website322
Views of 'Full' Record879

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

Category Hampshire
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website734
Views of 'Full' Record1901

'There are a number of self-guided walks around the Borough, varying in difficulty and duration.'

Category Fareham
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website882
Views of 'Full' Record1813

'Started in 1995 with ten or twelve people ... In 1996 there were seven groups and around 25 members we now have 367 members offering 50 different interest groups, some of which are split into two or three groups to cope with demand .... '

Category Gosport
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website952
Views of 'Full' Record3341

'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!'

Category Hampshire
Visits to the Website352
Views of 'Full' Record1126

'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.'

Category Hampshire
Visits to the Website526
Views of 'Full' Record814

'The Hart district has a wealth of outstanding countryside and open spaces. The council’s Countryside Services manages many of North Hampshire’s important nature reserves and wildlife areas. There are some excellent natural habitats to visit including heathland, woodlands, wet meadows, marshes and Hampshire’s largest fresh water lake at Fleet Pond. Whether you are looking for somewhere to take a stroll or would like to take part in a guided walk, Hart’s open spaces have something for you.'

Category Hart
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website628
Views of 'Full' Record1289

'The Walking Group goes out weekly on Wednesdays. The objective is to maintain fitness while enjoying a sociable experience. Most walks are about 4 - 7 miles long taking two hours, but each month there is one longer walk. We encourage car sharing.'

Category Havant
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website836
Views of 'Full' Record2580

'Hengistbury Head is a dramatic headland in Bournemouth situated to the south of Christchurch Harbour. It is an outstanding site for wildlife and archaeology and offers beautiful beaches and views across the New Forest, Isle of Wight and Purbecks ... '

Category Bournemouth
Starting fromHengistbury Head
Description from

Visit Hengistbury Head

Visits to the Website1083
Views of 'Full' Record1821

Holly Hill 'is spread over 70 acres of woodland, with more than 5 acres of lakes. This lovely location provides plenty of space for leisurely walks all year and picnics, with ample car parking and easy access for persons with disabilities'. ALERT Links changed.

Size (acreage)70
Starting fromHolly Hill Woodland Park
Description from

Fareham Borough Council

Visits to the Website907
Views of 'Full' Record1925

'A hidden treasure of 1.2 hectares of tranquil green space at the heart of modern Basingstoke ... and within a few minutes walking distance from Basingstoke Railway Station which forms one of the boundaries. To help you get the most from your visit to the Holy Ghost Cemetery, South View, Basingstoke, volunteers from the South View Conservation Group and Basingstoke Heritage Society have created a range of Walking Guides ...'

Size (acreage)3
Starting fromSouth View, Basingstoke
Visits to the Website474
Views of 'Full' Record1656

'A large area of heathland, grassland and woodland with many areas being restored to heathland ... Hook Common and Bartley Heath are open access land, a number of public Rights of Way and many informal paths cross the site.'

Category Hart
Size (acreage)330
Starting fromHook
Visits to the Website372
Views of 'Full' Record1306

'A laminated copy of our Trail Guide can be purchased from the Visitor Centre for 60p. Alternatively, you may wish to download a copy of the Trail Guide yourself. The Meadows Nature Trail is approximately 2 miles long ... The Play Trail is a short walk for the children ... For a longer walk, try out the 2-mile (approx) Totem Trail ... Our 1-mile Forest Trail is accessible by all ...'

Category East Hampshire
Size (acreage)440
Starting fromItchen Valley Country Park
Description from

Eastleigh Borough Council

Visits to the Website362
Views of 'Full' Record853
Visits to the Website678
Views of 'Full' Record1089

'The Isle of Wight is a walker’s dream, offering over 500 miles of well-maintained footpaths through spectacular scenery and terrain, making it the perfect place for a walking holiday or break ...'

Category Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website932
Views of 'Full' Record1677
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website842
Views of 'Full' Record1919

'The IOW LDWA Group was re-formed in April 2013 after a seventeen-year lapse ... A wide variety of coastal and inland walks have now been established to attract walkers of all ages. Distances from 10 to 73 miles are covered, and a 24 hour round-the-island walk is programmed each year for the same day (and direction) as the Round the Island Yacht Race.'

Category Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website488
Views of 'Full' Record1177

'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.'

Visits to the Website457
Views of 'Full' Record1216

'Leaflets can be downloaded here or packs are available from Liss Parish Council Office at £3.50 per pack.'

Category East Hampshire
Starting fromLiss
Visits to the Website746
Views of 'Full' Record1414

'Test Way public footpath crosses the reserve with sections of boardwalk. Permissive path leads to bird viewing screens and hide in South. Please keep to the path to avoid disturbance to wildlife. Please check the tide times as the reserve is not accessible at high tide.'

Category Southampton
Size (acreage)385
Starting fromTotton
Visits to the Website747
Views of 'Full' Record1366

[1] Coastal Walk  'The footpath along the coast is the Solent Way which starts at Milford on Sea. The distance from Keyhaven to where the Lymington Yacht Clubs are, is 4.9 miles and will take about 2hrs to walk' - - - : [2] Circular Routes  'Most of the footpaths are wide and flat with a gravel surface. The only gradient is normally where you walk from inland up to the sea wall (coastal path).' ALERT Website Links changed.

Category New Forest
Size (acreage)500
Starting fromLymington
Description from

See also

Lymington and Keyhaven Marshes [Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust]

Visits to the Website667
Views of 'Full' Record1394

'Wild ponies and cattle, together with the diverse landscape, draw many people to the New Forest for walking. There are a number of walks to take in the New Forest. Many of the routes are clearly marked and there are places of interest to visit along the way. Leaflets on walking are available from the New Forest Visitor Information Centre ...' (or download PDFs of five Walking Routes in the New Forest).

Category New Forest
Starting fromThe New Forest
Visits to the Website671
Views of 'Full' Record1405

'Walking is a wonderful way to see the New Forest National Park close up. There are many possible walks to take you into the woods, by sea, over heath or by rivers and streams.'

Category New Forest
Navigate the Website>>> Search 'Walking'
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website801
Views of 'Full' Record1640
Visits to the Website875
Views of 'Full' Record1650

'Based in the Farnborough, Aldershot and Fleet area and is the local group of the Hampshire area of the Ramblers Association covering Rushmoor and Hart districts.'

Category Rushmoor
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website871
Views of 'Full' Record1821

'Represents the local group of the Ramblers covering Basingstoke and the surrounding area ... The beautiful and diverse Hampshire countryside offers many opportunities for interesting walks with its idyllic hidden villages, glorious open countryside and wooded hills.'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website912
Views of 'Full' Record1662

'We are a small friendly walking club who meet every Tuesday at the North Town community base. Our aim is to create a circle of friends who regularly participate in a short stroll together for an hour followed by a cup of tea and chat. We hope our group encourages our members to adopt a more active life style, and is suitable for those who wish to walk a little more in their lives.'

Category Rushmoor
Starting fromNorth Lane, Aldershot
Visits to the Website613
Views of 'Full' Record1586

'For some people, the words "Rambling Club" conjure up an impression of vigorously fit individuals bounding energetically for vast distances over hill and dale in all weathers. This image has an off putting effect on a lot of people who just want to go for a nice walk in the country. Going for a nice walk in the beautiful North Hampshire countryside is just what we do!'

Starting fromOakley
Visits to the Website745
Views of 'Full' Record1609

[1] Portsmouth healthy walks - - - : [2] Guided city walks - - - : [3] Open spaces and trail leaflets - - - : [4] Long distance paths

Category Portsmouth
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website718
Views of 'Full' Record1348

'We organise walks every Sunday and Bank Holidays. Walks vary from 6 to 10 miles. We also have regular social events and an annual holiday.'

Category Portsmouth
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website755
Views of 'Full' Record1636

'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 ...'

Category Hampshire
Visits to the Website521
Views of 'Full' Record1160

'Details of the Group's walking programme plus links to a wide range of websites concerned with walkers and walking on the Island.'

Category Isle of Wight
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website651
Views of 'Full' Record1307

'Newcomers to the area, prospective new members and visitors are very welcome to join us for walks in these delightfully varied parts of Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire. Our walks normally take place in an area of wonderfully contrasting scenery , from the New Forest to the rolling chalk downlands and coastline of Dorset and the rural landscapes of southern Wiltshire.' ALERT ’The "" site has now been closed and a new website is under construction for the Society.’ (and so I have changed the Link - at least pro tem).

Category New Forest
Visits to the Website736
Views of 'Full' Record3104

'Rowhill Nature Reserve covers 55 acres and was once part of a private estate which produced timber and bricks. Signs of both of these old industries are still in evidence ... There are paths throughout the Reserve and in addition there is a trail for people with special needs ... The Blackwater Valley Path starts in the Reserve.' ALERT Website Links changed.

Category Nature Reserves
Size (acreage)55
Starting fromRowhill Copse, Aldershot
Visits to the Website733
Views of 'Full' Record2308

'The Solent U3A was established in 1987 and is a charity in its own right, run entirely by volunteers. We offer the chance to study many widely different subjects, including languages, music, local history, crafts, photography and walking ...'

Category Fareham
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website948
Views of 'Full' Record4579

Over 4,000 walks & counting  'Ideally suited for walkers over 50, who enjoy walking in the countryside with like-minded companions, we walk every weekend, on alternate Saturdays and Sundays, and on Bank Holidays. Chosen to be within an hour's drive of Southampton, our rambles are usually 6-8 miles in length.'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website459
Views of 'Full' Record1097

''Formed in 1954. We offer friendly company on our guided walks, of which there are at least 3 every week, in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Sussex and the Isle of Wight. These range in length from starter walks of a few miles, ideal for those new to or returning to walking, to all-day walks for the more experienced walker as well as the opportunity to explore long distance trails by coach trip. '

Category Southampton
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1044
Views of 'Full' Record1684

'Situated on the north side of Christchurch Harbour, just below the confluence of the rivers Avon and Stour. The 65 hectare site has an unusual combination of habitats including salt marsh with creeks and salt pans, reed beds, freshwater marsh, gravel estuarine banks and sandy scrub.'

Category Christchurch
Starting fromStanpit Marsh
Description from

Hengistbury Head

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website863
Views of 'Full' Record1703

'Based in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, Step by Step Walking Holidays offer a blend of the Island's finest, most exhilarating walks and also provide you with great quality, en-suite accommodation in which to relax afterwards.'

Category Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website851
Views of 'Full' Record1732

'This nature reserve holds scenic lakes, woods and grassland, created by nature from abandoned clay workings. Woodland has grown up on spoil heaps and wildflowers abound in original and planted meadows. There are over 2 miles of paths around the lakes and woods with over 1 mile of surfaced marked trails. It provides a valuable space for people to relax and learn about wildlife.'

Category Nature Reserves
Navigate the Website>>> Swanwick Lake Trails Leaflet [PDF]
Starting fromSwanwick Lane
Visits to the Website841
Views of 'Full' Record2315

'If you are keen to explore the beautiful Test Valley, there is no better way than to go by foot or cycle ... '

Category Test Valley
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website613
Views of 'Full' Record1400

'If you are looking for a set route to walk we have provided a number of way-marked walks from our favourite spots.'

Category New Forest
Starting fromAround and About
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website642
Views of 'Full' Record1141

'A nationally renowned nature reserve, celebrated as a winter refuge for ducks, geese and wading birds, and summer breeding ground for the rare Avocet. Our hides provide spectacular views of the wildlife and a network of paths and boardwalks take you through a rare, unspoilt landscape.'

Category Fareham
Starting fromTitchfield Haven
Description from

Hampshire County Council

Visits to the Website729
Views of 'Full' Record1434

'Lies in the remarkable microclimate at the heart of the famous Undercliff. This unique garden is protected from the cold northerly winds by chalk downs. Indeed, it holds the warmth from its southerly aspect so well that, combined with the moderating influence of the sea, frost is rarely known. When frost does occur it is usually of short duration and not great severity ...'

Category Isle of Wight
Size (acreage)22
Starting fromVentnor
Visits to the Website614
Views of 'Full' Record1206

'Christchurch has an extensive range of guided walks and tours for you to enjoy and discover more about Christchurch's fascinating heritage and natural history'

Category Christchurch
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website828
Views of 'Full' Record1652

'Once a principal place of pilgrimage, routes from all over the south converge on the ancient city of Winchester. Best explored on foot, it is the ideal base from which to combine the highlights of city life with scenic walks in some of England's finest countryside.'

Category Winchester
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website947
Views of 'Full' Record1556

'Havant Walking for Health is free to attend and suitable for people of all abilities, from beginners to more experienced walkers (progression walks).'

Category Havant
Navigate the Website>>> Walking for Health Leaflet [PDF]
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Havant Borough Council

Visits to the Website721
Views of 'Full' Record1656

Link to details of some100 - one hundred - regular 'Healthy Walks' around and about the New Forest.

Category New Forest
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Community First New Forest

Visits to the Website549
Views of 'Full' Record1055

'Whitchurch is a small town and always seeks to provide a warm welcome to visitors wishing to explore this lesser known part of Hampshire. Whitchurch has a variety of walks to suit all interests and abilities; from the gentle river landscape of pristine waters and water meadows with their abundant flora and fauna, to the footpaths of the chalk downs where the colours, sounds and shadows change with every season.'

Starting fromWhitchurch
Description from

Whitchurch Association

Visits to the Website711
Views of 'Full' Record1363

'Some [self-]guided walks are being developed to raise awareness of the rights of way in our Parish.'

Category Winchester
Starting fromWickham
Visits to the Website706
Views of 'Full' Record1486

'Wight Sole is a group of young walkers based on the Isle of Wight. The group is aimed at anyone over the age of 20 but we're not ageist and welcome anyone who's keen on walking in a relaxed atmosphere.'

Category Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website423
Views of 'Full' Record1299

'We are the leading local Walking Holiday and Cycling Holiday activity company dedicated to providing self led walking holidays and cycling holidays on the Isle of Wight.'

Category Isle of Wight
Visits to the Website948
Views of 'Full' Record1600

'The Wildgrounds represents one of the few remaining unspoilt woodland pastures in South East Hampshire. It was acquired by the Borough of Gosport in 1966 and an area of about 67 acres was designated as a local Nature Reserve in 1978. In 1984, in recognition of its unique character, it was made a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).'

Category Gosport
Navigate the Website>>> Wildgrounds
Size (acreage)67
Starting fromRodney Close
Description from

Gosport Borough Council

Visits to the Website630
Views of 'Full' Record1556

'With heathlands, woodlands and ponds, Yateley Common offers a variety of experiences to visitors. You can walk, cycle and horse ride through 193 hectares of varied and wildlife rich surroundings. The Common also offers visitors the opportunity to fish, bird watch, and get involved in practical conservation through volunteering.'

Category Hart
Size (acreage)1200
Starting fromYateley Common
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website686
Views of 'Full' Record1679

'A walk across Hampshire from Portchester to Winchester.'

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

Category Fareham
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Allan King Way Guidebook [PDF]
Distance (miles)42
Starting fromPortchester
Visits to the Website919
Views of 'Full' Record3861

'The Millennium Trail links footpaths around the town with illustrated boards that give information on the history of Alresford, its inhabitants, wildlife and countryside setting. The walk is about one mile and is suitable for wheelchair users and pushchairs.'

Category Winchester
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromAlresford
Description from

Roy Gentry About Alresford

Visits to the Website945
Views of 'Full' Record2599

'Long but gentle walk visiting Selborne and Chawton, which inspired Jane Austen (writer) and Gilbert White (naturalist).'

Category East Hampshire
Navigate the Website>>> 10 Alton Circular
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromAlton
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1051
Views of 'Full' Record2378

'We hope you enjoy this walk around Alton in Hampshire looking at your surroundings and that it will enable you to form an opinion of "artistic" things in public spaces ... Things you may ask yourself about individual sculptures you discover may include - do you like its location; what is it made of; does it have a use; is it there simply to be looked at; can you climb on it; how would you describe it to a friend; how large (or small!) is it; is it old or new; does it depict a famous person or notable event.' Unfortunately the Website originally cited here was unobtainable at the time of Review; so I have replaced the Link.

Category East Hampshire
Starting fromAlton
Description from

Tony Cross and Claire Ewin

Visits to the Website948
Views of 'Full' Record2361

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

Category 2: 26-50 Miles
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromGreywell
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1122
Views of 'Full' Record2372

'A self-guided walk of the town centre starting in Basingstoke's 800-year old Market Place. As you follow the trail you will discover more about the town's history, from Domesday through to the modern day.'

Navigate the Website>>> Town Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromWillis Museum, Basingstoke
Visits to the Website934
Views of 'Full' Record2346

'A walk from the heart of the Island to its eastern tip, over downland, besides marshes at the mouth of the River Yar, passing historic houses and the tranquil village of Brading.'

Category Isle of Wight
Navigate the Website>>> Bembridge Trail
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromNewport
See also

Bembridge Trail [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Bembridge Trail [Stephen and Lucy Dawson]

Visits to the Website800
Views of 'Full' Record1496

'Take a walk through beautiful heathland that starts and finishes at the Beaulieu Road Station. '

Category New Forest
Navigate the Website>>> Walk Leaflets >>> Bishop's Dyke Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromBeaulieu Road Station
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website861
Views of 'Full' Record1812

'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.' ALERT Link changed from Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership to Walking Englishman

Category Rushmoor
Distance (miles)23
Starting fromRowhill Nature Reserve, Aldershot
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1044
Views of 'Full' Record1640

'Learn how to recognise your trees with the Bournemouth Garden Tree Trail ... '

Category Nature Trails
Navigate the Website>>> Tree Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromThe Band Stand, Lower Gardens
Description from

Bournemouth Tourism

See also

Stream, Heath and Woodland Walk [Bournemouth Tourism] (PDF) | Tree Trail [Friends of Boscombe Chine Gardens]

Visits to the Website978
Views of 'Full' Record1670

'Path is broken into nine sections and crosses the rich and diverse north Hampshire countryside between the towns of Aldershot and Andover.' In memory of Brenda Parker.

Category Rushmoor
Distance (miles)78
Starting fromAldershot
Visits to the Website764
Views of 'Full' Record3382

'One of Dorset's gentlest way-marked, walking, cycling and horse riding routes. This 16.5 mile (26.5 kilometres) trailway follows much of the old Southampton to Dorchester railway line. The trailway takes you through some of East Dorset's stunning landscape whilst also connecting a string of settlements between Ringwood and Poole.'

Category New Forest
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromRingwood
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1061
Views of 'Full' Record2686

'There are miles and miles of footpaths for you to explore. The Isle of Wight is supposed to have more footpaths per square mile than anywhere else in the country. We have three recommended walks starting and finishing at the Chequers. You can download directions and a map ...'

Category Isle of Wight
Starting fromChequers Inn, Rookley
Description from

The Chequers Inn

Visits to the Website824
Views of 'Full' Record1272
Starting fromChineham
Description from

Chineham Parish Council

Visits to the Website895
Views of 'Full' Record2321

'Tropical Gardens, Winston Churchill’s near-death, R.L. Stevenson’s House, Smugglers and Seafront.'

Category Bournemouth
Navigate the Website>>> Chines of Bournemouth and Poole Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)4
Starting fromTropical Gardens
Description from

Bournemouth Tourism

Visits to the Website874
Views of 'Full' Record3489

'The Christchurch Coastal Path is 2.5 miles long and runs from the car park to Highcliffe Castle and on to the Green Flag award winning Steamer Point Woodland and Mudeford Quay ...' ALERT The Website cited here seems no longer. So I replaced the Link with one to the Saturday Walkers' Club.

Category Christchurch
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromChristchurch Priory
Walks described here by
See also

The Christchurch Coastal Path by M. Frank Tyhurst (Natula Publications, 2011)

Visits to the Website812
Views of 'Full' Record1825

'Designed to guide visitors around the village of Botley, in the footsteps of William Cobbett and to identify some of the places associated with him or which he would have known.'

Category Eastleigh
Navigate the Website>>> The Cobbett Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromBotley
Description from

Hamble Valley

Visits to the Website1489
Views of 'Full' Record1912

'A two-mile "wildlife greenway" that runs through the middle of a built-up area of Farnborough, from the airfield to the river Blackwater near the M3' Cove Brook Greenway Group is an environmental group in Farnborough, Hampshire, which looks after the Cove Brook. Cove Brook drains off the hills west of Aldershot in north east Hampshire and runs north through Cove, Farnborough, to join the River Blackwater on Hawley Meadows, north west of the M3 motorway at Junction 4.'

Category Rushmoor
Starting fromCove Brook, Farnborough
Description from

Rushmoor Borough Council

Visits to the Website855
Views of 'Full' Record2570

'Southampton is one of Britain's famous maritime cities, a major departure point for ocean-going liners, as well as the many ferries which scurry to and from its port. But Southampton is more than that ... Take our fabulous walks of discovery, and have fun finding answers to clues which tell you more, whilst reading our stories about the most interesting facts.'

Category Southampton
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Curious About ... ?

Visits to the Website298
Views of 'Full' Record784

'Danebury is one of the most extensively studied hillforts in Europe. "Iron Age" describes the period between the end of the Bronze Age and the start of the Roman period (700BC - AD43). Evidence found suggests that the Fort was built 2500 years ago and occupied for nearly 500 years.'

Category Test Valley
Starting fromNether Wallop
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website764
Views of 'Full' Record1415

'This remarkable walk takes you on an excursion on rarely-used paths into Hampshire to visit that picturesque string of lakes in the forest. On the way, you pass through an ever-changing landscape of deep wooded valleys, heather-topped crests and moors.'

Category East Hampshire
Navigate the Website>>> Devil's Punchbowl and Waggoners Wells
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromNational Trust Punchbowl Car Park, near Grayshott
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1114
Views of 'Full' Record3635

'Circular walk from Odiham canal basin through Broad Oak hamlet and across the farmland of Dogmersfield Park estate, returning by canal towpath.'

Category Hart
Navigate the Website>>> Walk 4 Dogmersfield Park [PDF]
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromOdiham
Description from

Bob Venus The Odiham Society

Visits to the Website947
Views of 'Full' Record2227

'East Hampshire is home to some of Britain's literary greats. You can follow in the footsteps of these writers, including Jane Austen and Flora Thompson, on 6 self-guided walks. The walks can be downloaded ...' ALERT I have replaced te Link to the East Hampshire District Council with one to Visit Hampshire.

Category East Hampshire
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Visit Hampshire

Visits to the Website981
Views of 'Full' Record3222

'Walking is something to be enjoyed by everyone, at times it can involve hard work, especially when you head off into the hills, but generally you get more out of a walk than the effort you put in.  Besides providing an interesting way to keep fit, you can see the countryside at its best with fascinating insights into wildlife, scenery and of course its weather.'

Category Hart
Starting fromGreywell
Description from

The Fox & Goose Greywell

Visits to the Website986
Views of 'Full' Record2740

'Gift to Nature is the flagship conservation project of the Island 2000 Trust. Gift to Nature is passionate about the Isle of Wight’s wildlife, from our famous Red Squirrels to obscure tiny rare bees. Since 2002 we have created and cared for a variety of conservation sites across the Island. Join us, we want to share our lovely sites and all of the Island’s beautiful countryside so we have produced trail maps and lead guided walks to encourage everyone to get out and explore our fantastic Island.'

Category Isle of Wight
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Island 2000 Trust

Visits to the Website772
Views of 'Full' Record1499

'Walk linking Hamble Common with Royal Victoria County Park and ties in with a section of the long distance Solent Way to provide a circular route. The trail overlaps the long distance Strawberry Trail in places.'

Category Eastleigh
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromRoyal Victoria Country Park
Description from

Hamble Valley

See also

Hamble Rail Trail [Worthing Wanderer]

Visits to the Website810
Views of 'Full' Record2596

'This relatively easy walk belies its six miles and takes in both pretty villages (Old Burleston and Hamble) at the start, and some great coastal views out over the River Hamble later on.'

Category Eastleigh
Navigate the Website>>> Keyword Search 'Hamble' >>> Hamble Ramble
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromBursledon
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1416
Views of 'Full' Record1736

'Hamble Valley & Eastleigh Heritage Guides are a group of volunteers who run guided walks across the Hamble Valley. Have a look at our schedule of walks, pick one you fancy. We'll see you there!'

Category Eastleigh
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1242
Views of 'Full' Record1623

'Hambledon is a great area for walking as there is an extensive network of footpaths, mostly well-maintained and waymarked with yellow arrows on small disks provided by Hampshire County Council (bridleways have blue arrows). The Wayfarers Walk, a long distance path that goes right across Hampshire, goes through the village on its way from Soberton to Denmead.'

Category Winchester
Starting fromHambledon
Description from

Hambledon Parish Council

Visits to the Website815
Views of 'Full' Record1450

'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.'

Category Hampshire
Description from

Hampshire County Council

Visits to the Website299
Views of 'Full' Record775

'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.'

Category Hampshire
Walks described here by
See also

ACE - Hampshire

Visits to the Website800
Views of 'Full' Record1427

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