GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Hampshire Walks

Hampshire has miles of wonderful footpaths, forest, canals and a lovely coast. One of the highlights is the splendid New Forest National Park. See our New Forest Walks for more details. Also see our Hampshire Country Parks page for lots of well laid out, waymarked walking trails.
The county town is the lovely city of Winchester. See our Winchester Walks page for walks near the city.

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In the spring walkers flock to the beautiful bluebell woods in Hampshire. Click the 'Woodland' button below to see these.

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Alice Holt Forest7 miles (12 km)Explore the peaceful Alice Holt Forest on this pleasant circular route in Farnham. The trail makes use of National Cycle routes 224 and 22 which run through the forest. View Full Details>>
Allan King's Way42 miles (68 km)Follow this splendid walking path from Portchester to Winchester and enjoy the wonderful Hampshire countryside. View Full Details>>
Alver Valley Country Park3 miles (5 km)This lovely open space is located near Gosport and has 3 walking and cycling routes that show off the best areas of the 500 acre park View Full Details>>
Ashford Hill Nature Reserve2 miles (3.5 km)Explore the old water meadows and woodland in this pretty nature reserve near Newbury. You can start the walk from the car park at the Ship Inn in the village of Ashford Hill. From here you pick up footpaths through the nature reserve towards Haughurst Hill and Sleepers Copse. The reserve is great for wildlife spotting with several species of butterfly to look out for amongst the wildflowers. View Full Details>>
Avon Heath Country Park2 miles (4 km)This is a short, easy walk around the delightful Avon Heath Country Park near Ringwood View Full Details>>
Avon Valley Path34 miles (55 km)This wonderful path takes you from Salisbury to Christchurch on the South Coast. View Full Details>>
Basingstoke Canal Walk33 miles (53 km)Follow the Basingstoke canal from Up Nately to Woodham, on this delightful waterside walk. The walk passes Fleet, Woking, Farnborough, Aldershot and Woking . There's lots of pretty locks and regular views of the lovely Hampshire and Surrey countryside. View Full Details>>
Beaulieu River2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along the Beaulieu River in this easy walk in the New Forest. The walk runs from the pretty village of Beaulieu to Buckler's Hard along a section of the Solent Way long distance footpath. It uses nice flat, waymarked paths and runs for about 2 miles, so 4 miles there and back. There are long woodland sections and a delightful end to the walk at the hamlet of Buckler's Hard. It's a special place with a number of prettyGeorgian cottagesrunning down to the river and marina. There's also a fascinating Maritime Museum where you can find out all about this 18th century shipbuildingvillage and the vessels built for Nelson's Navy. View Full Details>>
Blackwater Arboretum Trail2 miles (3 km)Explore the New Forest's Blackwater Arboretum on two super waymarked walking trails. The Blackwater Tall Trees Trail runs along the Rhinefield Ornamental Drive to Brock Hill on good footpaths. The trail is lined with majestic Douglas fir trees which are among the tallest and oldest trees in Britain. There are alsotwo enormous redwoodsvisible from the path. View Full Details>>
Blackwater Valley Footpath23 miles (37 km)This is a nice easy waterside walk along the Blackwater River from Aldershot to Swallowfield. View Full Details>>
Blashford Lakes5 miles (8.5 km)This walk takes you around Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve and Ibsley Water on the edge of the New Forest. There are good surfaced footpaths to follow around several lakes with the Avon Valley Path also running through the site. You can stop and use won of the many bird hides to look out for woodpecker, nuthatch, grey heron, great crested grebe, coot and sand martin. Adder, grass snake and kingfisher can be seen in the summer months. There are good facilities with a visitor centre and car park. View Full Details>>
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary1 miles (2 km)This is a short walk in the New Forest taking you around the Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary. Here you will find a large herd of fallow deer with a viewing platform overlooking the meadow where the deer congregate. The deer are fed daily by the Forestry Commission keeper so it's highly likely you will see a large number of deer in the early afternoon. There is a car park right next to the sanctuary and a number of graded walks taking you through the surrounding woodland. There is also a large lawn area, picnic tables and an information cabin. View Full Details>>
Bournemouth Coast Path37 miles (60 km)This super walk takes you along the beautiful Dorset and Hampshire coastline from Swanage to Lymington. You will visit the beautiful beaches at Sandbanks and Bournemouth while enjoying super cliff top walking at Swanage, Studland and Barton-on-Sea. View Full Details>>
Bramshill Forest7 miles (12 km)This circular walk takes you around the pretty Bramshill Forest, near Eversley in Hampshire. The walk makes use of the Three Castles Path and various woodland trails, taking you through Warren Heath, Hazeley Heath and Heath Warren Wood. You'll pass a number of pretty streams and tranquil ponds on the way. View Full Details>>
Bramshott Common3 miles (5.5 km)Explore this large expanse of heathland on this walk near Liphook in Hampshire. There's a parking area on the western side of the common where you can pick up the trails. Head north from here and you will soon come to Waggoners Wells where you will find a series of man-made ponds and the pretty Cooper's Stream. After enjoying the waterside trail you can also visit Bramshott Chase where you will find an attractive mix of broad-leaf and coniferous trees, glade and open heathland. View Full Details>>
Brenda Parker Way77 miles (124 km)This splendid walk runs from Aldershot to Andover through the Hampshire countryside. The walk passes through Fleet, Winchfield, Bramley, Tadley, Kingsclere, Highclere, Sidley Bottom, and Rag Copse. Highlights include:
  • A waterside section along the Basingstoke Canal
  • The Wellington Statue - Near the Royal Garrison Church stands the 30 foot statue of the first Duke of Wellington, mounted on his horse, Copenhagen. It was commissioned to mark his victory at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo and is made mainly from bronze cannons captured at the time.
  • Fleet Pond - Hampshire's largest lake is also a peaceful nature reserve and a great place for wildlife spotting.
  • Calleva - an ancient Roman Town near the village of Silchester. See video below for more details
  • Highclere Castle - home of the discoverer of the tomb of Tutankhamun and location for period drama 'Downton Abbey'. The route heads through part of the wonderful 5000 acre estate.
  • Pilot Hill - Hampshire’s highest point.
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Brockenhurst7 miles (10.5 km)The large village of Brockenhurst is a popular base for walkers wishing to explore the New Forest. The train station also makes it easily accessible with regular trains from London, Bournemouth and Poole. View Full Details>>
Brockenhurst to Boldre via Roydon Woods3 miles (5 km)This route follows bridleways between Brockenhurst and the village of Boldre in the New Forest View Full Details>>
Butser Hill1 miles (1 km)Climb to the highest point on theSouth Downs on this walk near Petersfield. View Full Details>>
Cadman's Pool4 miles (6 km)This is a particularly lovely and fairly quiet area of the New Forest. The attractive little pool is located near Fritham and Stoney Cross. It attracts a variety of birdlife and is a great place for a picnic. View Full Details>>
Castleman Trailway16 miles (26 km)Travel from Ringwood to Poole along the disused Southampton to Dorchester railway line on this easy cycle and walking route. Route highlights include 3 lovely country parks - Avon Heath Country Park, Moors Valley Country Park and Upton Country Park. View Full Details>>
Clarendon Way24 miles (39 km)Travel from Hampshire into Wiltshire on the Clarendon Way and enjoy some wonderful scenery. View Full Details>>
Danebury Hill Fort1 miles (2 km)Climb to Danebury Hill Fort and Danebury Down on this short walk in Hampshire. After archeological excavations it is believed the Iron Age Fort dates back to between 500BC-100BC. View Full Details>>
Dibden Inclosure2 miles (2.5 km)This area of the New Forest is a popular spot for walkers. You can start your walk from the car park just off the Beaulieu Road near the village of Dibden Purlieu. From here you can pick up some really nice trails around the enclosure. The area has some pretty streams and ponds with great views across the forest from the high points. Also look out for lovely heather in the late summer and new forest ponies which like to roam around Dibden Bottom. View Full Details>>
Dogmersfield Park5 miles (7.5 km)Enjoy an easy stroll through Dogmersfield park on this circular walk in Hampshire. The walk starts at the Basingstoke Canal car park in Odiham and follows the canal towpath past Odiham Common to the pretty Tundry Pond. You then follow footpaths around Dogmersfield Lake before picking up the canal to take you back to the car park. The park is located just to the west of Fleet and Farnborough. View Full Details>>
Exbury Gardens2 miles (2.5 km)Explore 200 acres of beautiful gardens on this easy walk in the New Forest National Park. The gardens have miles of well laid out footpaths perfect for an afternoon stroll. In the gardens you'll find a wonderful collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and plants. There are also tranquil lakes and ponds with pretty wooden bridges over the water. Other highlights include theHydrangeaWalk, theRock Garden, Iris Garden, theCamelliaWalk and a riverside path along the Beaulieu river. You can also catch the super Steam railway which will take you on a wonderful tour of the gardens. View Full Details>>
Farley Mount Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)Farley Mount Country Park is located a few miles west of Winchester View Full Details>>
Forest of Bere3 miles (5.2 km)Enjoy miles of cycling and walking trails in this lovely forest near Portsmouth. The site is a delightful mixture of woodland, open space, heathland, farmland, downland, streams and ponds. The forest includes Creech Woods with its conifers, heather and play areas for children. The circular route below starts at the Creech Woods car park and takes you around the forest on wide grassy paths. View Full Details>>
Furzey Gardens1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a peaceful stroll around these beautiful gardens in Minstead in the New Forest View Full Details>>
Hamble Common1 miles (2 km)This pretty area in Hamble-le-Rice has a waymarked trail to follow to ponds, heathland, oak woodland, meadow, salt-marsh, mudflats and a shingle beach.It's great for flora and fauna with purple moor-grass, rhododendrons and gorse. Look out for birds such as oystercatchers, turnstones, herons and ringed plovers around the mudflats and the creek. View Full Details>>
Hangers Way21 miles (34 km)Travel through Hampshire from Alton to the Queen Elizabeth Country Park along this 21 mile walking path. View Full Details>>
Harewood Forest4 miles (7 km)This large forest near Andover has miles of woodland walking trails to try. You can reach the forest by following the Test Way from nearby Chilbolton or Wherwell. It's about a one mile walk through the countryside to the woods from Wherwell. The Test Way passes through the woods but there are also other public footpaths to pick up once you are there. View Full Details>>
Hatchet Pond2 miles (3 km)This large pond in the New Forest makes for a nice, easy circular walk. The pond is located about a mile west from Beaulieu with a good sized parking area at the eastern end. There's a nice footpath to follow around the water where you will often see New Forest Ponies enjoying a drink! The pond is thelargest body of water in the New Forest so it's about a 2 mile walk all the way around. It's a great spot for a picnic with facilities that include toilets and an ice cream van in the summer months. Wildlife lovers can look out for birds on the water such as Herons and Egrets. View Full Details>>
Hawley Lake2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around Hawley Lake on this easy walk in Hart, Hampshire. View Full Details>>
Hayling Billy Trail6 miles (9 km)This trail uses the Hayling Billy Coastal Path which runs along the west coast of Hayling Island near Havant.
The trail gives fabulous views of Langstone Harbour which is an internationally important site for its wildfowl and wading birds. Also watch out for brent geese, oyster catchers and dunlin in winter. View Full Details>>
Highclere Castle10 miles (16.5 km)This walk uses public footpaths to explore the extensive parkland surrounding this Stately home near Newbury. The house is now famous as the location for period drama'Downton Abbey' and the comedy series'Jeeves and Wooster'. There is a charge for visiting the house and it's immediate surrounding gardens but there are free public paths to take you through a large portion of the wider estate. This walk uses the Brenda Parker Way long distance footpath to take you through Highclere Park. View Full Details>>
Hinton Ampner1 miles (1 km)Explore the beautiful gardens surrounding this stately home near New Alresford in Hampshire. Here you will find cloud topiary, a walled garden, a sunken garden and fabulous views over the South Downs. You can also extend your walk into the wider estate. Head east towards Joan's acre wood where you will find ancient woodland and an abundance of wildlife. View Full Details>>
Holly Hill Woodland Park3 miles (5 km)This short circular walk takes you through the peaceful Holly Hill Woodland Park and along the estuary of the River Hamble View Full Details>>
Hurst Castle Spit4 miles (7 km)Walk along this long shingle spit to one of Henry VIII's Device Forts on this lovely coastal walk in Hampshire. The walk starts at Keyhaven in between The walk starts at Keyhaven in between Lymington and Milford-on-Sea. You follow the shingle spit for about 1.5 miles out to the castle where there are splendid views of the nearby Isle of Wight and the south coast. View Full Details>>
Itchen Valley Country Park2 miles (3 km)Explore 440 acres of parkland in this attractive country park in Southampton. There are numerous walking trails and an off road cycle trail running through the park. The park contains a 250 acre water meadow nature reserve, 90 acres of ancient woodland and 60 acres of grazing land. The River Itchen also runs through the park. View Full Details>>
Itchen Way31 miles (50 km)Follow the River Itchen from its mouth at Woolston to its source near Hinton Ampner on this beautiful waterside walk. View Full Details>>
Keyhaven Marshes6 miles (10 km)This coastal cycle or walk takes you from Lymington to Keyhaven through the beautiful Keyhaven and Pennington Marshes. The path runs along a sea wall with the marshes on one side and the sea on the other. As such you are surrounded by varied and beautiful scenery for the length of the route. In the marsh area you will pass a number of pretty lagoons where you can look out for a wide variety of birdlife including Egret, Shelduck, Curlew and Heron. On the coastal side there are fabulous views of the Isle of Wight which is less than 2 miles away. Hurst Castle is also visible for most of the way - you could extend your walk by walking along the shingle spit to Henry VIII's Device Fort if you have time. View Full Details>>
Knightwood Oak1 miles (1 km)Visit the largest oak tree in the New Forest on this short, accessible walk. You start off at the Knightwood Oak car park and follow a nice gravel path to the impressive tree. It's over 500 years old, has a girth of 7.38 metres (24.2ft) and is still growing! View Full Details>>
Lakeside Country Park1 miles (2 km)Enjoy 60 acres of lakes, wet meadow and woodland located between Eastleigh and Southampton View Full Details>>
Lakeside Nature Reserve1 miles (2 km)A short walk around the peaceful Lakeside Nature Reserve in Aldershot View Full Details>>
Latchmore Brook and Hasley Hill Inclosure3 miles (4.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along the delighful Latchmore Brook, near Fordingbridge in the New Forest. The brook and surrounding countryside is an idyllic area, often surrounded by horses, ponies and deer. The walk continues into the Hasley Hill Inclosure where you will find a series of pretty woodland paths. View Full Details>>
Lepe Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)Lepe is a coastal Country Park located near Southampton, in the New Forest National Park. There is a large beach and stunning cliffs where there are fabulous views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight. The park has excellent facilities with Barbeque areas, picnic areas and a cafe. View Full Details>>
Ludshott Common4 miles (7 km)Explore this large area of heathland and woodland on this circular walk in East Hampshire. View Full Details>>
Manor Farm and Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)This park has a number of delightful walking and cycling trails and is located just outside Southampton View Full Details>>
Martin Down Nature Reserve2 miles (4 km)This beautiful nature reserve on the Hampshire/Dorset border consists of 350 hectares of unspoiled chalk downland. It's a splendid area with miles of good footpaths taking you past wildflower meadows and sweeping grassland. View Full Details>>
Meon Valley Trail9 miles (15 km)This peaceful cycling and walking trail runs along a disused railway track from West Meon to Wickham. There are splendid views of the beautiful Meon Valley and the River Meon to enjoy as well as a variety of wildlife including butterflies, redwing and egrets. View Full Details>>
Monarch's Way615 miles (990 km)This incredible 615-mile walk approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester. View Full Details>>
Moors Valley Country Park3 miles (5 km)Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, is situated in Ashley Heath, on the Dorset/Hampshire border. The park has a number of peaceful woodland paths so is a great place for a safe and easy cycle or walk. There are a number of well waymarked cycle and walking routes through the park, while there is also cycle hire available throughout the year. View Full Details>>
Mottisfont Abbey3 miles (5 km)Explore the extensive grounds of this 13th century Augustinian priory on foot or by bike. The National Trust owned siteincludes a museum with regularly changing art exhibitions. There's also a walledrose gardenwhich is home to the National Collection of ancestral species and 19th-century rose cultivars. View Full Details>>
New Forest Reptile Centre Trail1 miles (2 km)Follow the ReptileDiscovery Trailon this easy walk in the New Forest. The trail takes place on well surfaced tree lined paths with a variety of wildlife to look out for. The centre has all of Britain's native lizards, snakes, frogs and toads. You can also view birds of prey on the nest cams and look out for dragonflies and tadpoles in the pond. It's a great educational walk for families or anyone looking for an easy, informative stroll. View Full Details>>
New Lipchis Way37 miles (60 km)This is an exceptionally lovely walking trail that runs from Liphook, in Hampshire, to East Head at the entrance to Chichester Harbour. The path takes you through some of the loveliest parts of West Sussex including greensand ridges, Wealden river valleys, heathlands, high chalk downland and then finally the coastal plain at Chichester. View Full Details>>
Ober Water2 miles (3 km)This nice, easy walk takes you around the pretty Ober Water in the New Forest. The circular walk starts from the Whitefield Moor car park and follows good tracks through the Aldridge Hill woodland and the Ober Valley. It's a really delightful spot with the tranquil stream surrounded by shady woodland glades. It's a great place for a picnic and a paddle on a summer's day! View Full Details>>
Odiham Castle and Canal Walk4 miles (6.5 km)Enjoy an easy stroll along the Basingstoke Canal on this pleasant walk in the village of Odiham. The historic village is located in the in theHartdistrict ofHampshire, near to the town of Fleet. The route includes a visit to the ruins of Odiham Castle which are located next to the canal. View Full Details>>
Old Winchester Hill9 miles (14 km)This walk takes you up the 197 metres (646ft) Old Winchester Hill in the South Downs. The hill and surrounding area is a National Nature Reserve with a wide variety of butterflies and wildlife to look out for. These include buzzards, kites, roe deer and foxes. The area is made largely of chalk grassland with extensive scrub and many orchid species. There is also an Iron Age hill fort and earlier Bronze Age barrows and burial mounds. View Full Details>>
Oxdrove Way25 miles (40 km)The Oxdrove Way is an off road cycle trail and walking path which forms a figure of eight through the rolling downland, woods and farmland of the Hampshire countryside around New Arlesford. You will pass through Preston Down, Bradley, Upper Wield, Old Alresford, Abbotstone and Itchen Down. View Full Details>>
Pamber Forest2 miles (4 km)This large forest in Tadley covers nearly 500 acres. It is criss crossed with numerous footpaths ideal for a peaceful stroll. The area consists of Oak and Birch ancient woodland and heathland. The pretty Honeymill Brook also runs through the forest. View Full Details>>
Petersfield Lake and Heath1 miles (1.2 km)Enjoy a gentle stroll around Petersfield Lake and heath on this easy walk in Hampshire. The heath has a free car park off the B2146 less than a mile from the town centre. From here you can pick up a nice trail around the 22 acre pond where you will see many ducks and swans. There's also footpaths branching off across the heath with areas of grassland and bronze age burial mounds to look out for. The park has good facilities with a play area, cafe and boat hire. View Full Details>>
Pilgrim's Trail29 miles (47 km)This medieval walk runs from Winchester to Portsmouth through Bishop's Waltham and Southwick, following in the footsteps of the Miquelots, pilgrims who made the long journey to worship St Michael in Normandy View Full Details>>
Pilgrims Way133 miles (214 km)Follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims who followed this ancient track from Winchester in Hampshire, to the shrine of Thomas Becket at Canterbury in Kent View Full Details>>
Pilot Hill2 miles (3.5 km)Climb to the highest point in Hampshire on this walk on the Berkshire/Hampshire border. The walk starts from the Inkpen Beacon car park about 2 miles north west of the hill. From here you pick up the Wayfarer's Walk and follow it past Walbury Hill and the pretty West Woodhay Down. At 297m (974ft) Walbury Hill is the highest point in Berkshire and South East England. At the summit you can enjoy more great views over the county and explore the Iron Age Hill fort of Walbury Camp. View Full Details>>
Queen Elizabeth Country Park5 miles (8.5 km)Explore 2000 acres of open access woodland and downland in the South Downs on this circular walk or cycle in Hampshire. Queen Elizabeth Country Park is Hampshire's biggest country park with 20 miles of trails for walkers, cyclists & horse riders. Highlights in the park include Butser Hill - the highest point on the South Downs with views to the Isle of Wight. There is also a Visitors Centre where you can sign up for a guided walk. View Full Details>>
River Hamble2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a lovely waterside walk along the River Hamble on this easy walk in southern Hampshire. The walk starts in the village of Warsash at the mouth of the River Hamble. Park at the car park on Shore Road and pick up the public footpath heading north along the river. It's a delightful trail, passing Bunny Meadows and Wendleholme Nature Reserve with views across the water to Hamble-le-Rice. The trail runs for just over two miles, finishing at Lower Swanick, opposite Bursledon. View Full Details>>
Royal Victoria Country Park2 miles (4 km)Explore 200 acres of woodland, grassy parkland and coastline in this delightful coastal park located at Netley, near Southampton. The park features a number of delightful walking paths while National Cycle Network route 2 also passes through the park. You can take a ride on the miniature narrow-gauge railway which runs for around 1 mile through the park while there is also has a 150-ft viewing tower, giving views over the park, and across Southampton Water to Hythe and Southampton. View Full Details>>
Salisbury Country Way61 miles (98 km)A super circular walk through the countryside around Salisbury. The walk visits the ancient stone circles at Stonehenge, Compton Park, Downton and includes a lovely riverside stretch along the River Avon. You'll also pass through the delightful Martin Down Nature Reserve. This beautiful nature reserve on the Hampshire/Dorset border consists of 350 hectares of unspoiled chalk downland with a variety of flora and fauna. View Full Details>>
Serpent Trail64 miles (103 km)This walk runs from Haslemere to Petersfield through the beautiful Sussex greensand hills. The path takes its name both from its serpentine shape and from passing through the habitat of all three British species of snake. View Full Details>>
Shipwrights Way46 miles (74 km)A long distance cycling and walking trail running fromAlice Holt ForesttoPortsmouth along the imagined route a tree may have taken from forest to warship. View Full Details>>
Solent Way60 miles (96 km)Follow the Solent Way along the beautiful south coast from Milford on Sea to Emsworth. View Full Details>>
Southampton Common3 miles (5 km)Explore 326 acres of woodland, parkland, rough grassland, ponds, wetlands and nature trails on this lovely cycling and walking route in Southampton View Full Details>>
St Catherine's Hill Winchester1 miles (1.5 km)Climb this small hill in Winchester for fine views over the town, the River Itchen and the surrounding countryside of the South Downs. It's a very pretty area with the chalk downlandcovered in wild flowers including bird's-foot trefoil, saladburnet, dropwort and several types of orchid. This attracts 25 different types of butterfly such as marbled white,chalkhillblue and brownargus. There are also the ramparts of anIron Agehill fort, a 17th/18th century mizmaze and a copse of beech trees containing the site of a 12th century chapel. View Full Details>>
St Swithun's Way34 miles (55 km)Follow the St Swithun's Way from Winchester to Farnham on this historical walk through the Hampshire and Surrey countryside. The trail gives the walker the opportunity to visit numerous churches with pilgrimage connections. View Full Details>>
Standing Hat2 miles (4 km)This easy circular walk takes you through Forestry Commission managed Inclosures near Brockenhurst in the New Forest. You can park at the car park at Balmer Lawn and then follow good footpaths through the delightful woodland in the Pignal Enclosure. It's a lovely spot for an easy, peaceful stroll. Look out for the New Forest Ponies on your walk. View Full Details>>
Staunton Country Park4 miles (7 km)Enjoy 1000 acres of landscaped parkland and forest at Staunton Country Park near Havant. Here you'll find a farm, two pretty lakes, a maze, a walled garden and glasshouses containing exotic tropical flowers and plants from around the world. There is also a visitor center, with animals and attractions and a number of interesting buildings including follies and a gothic library. View Full Details>>
Staunton Way9 miles (14 km)The Staunton Way takes you from Queen Elizabeth Country Park near Petersfield, through the South Downs to Staunton Country Park near Havant. View Full Details>>
Strawberry Trail14 miles (22 km)This lovely figure of eight trail starts and ends near the car park at Hamble-le-Rice, passing through Burlesdon and Botley on the way. It includes a delightful stretch alongside Southampton Water and through Royal Victoria Country Park at the start. You'll also pass through the pretty Hamble Common with a peaceful waterside section along the River Hamble another attraction. The walk was developed by Eastleigh Borough Council. View Full Details>>
Sussex Border Path137 miles (220 km)A fabulous long distance walk following the Sussex county border from Thorney Island in West Sussex to Rye in East Sussex. View Full Details>>
Test Way45 miles (72 km)Travel through the Test Valley on this 44 mile walk through Hampshire and Berkshire. View Full Details>>
Testwood Lakes2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy, waterside walk around these two pretty lakes in Totton, on the eastern edge of the New Forest. There are well surfaced footpaths all the way around the lakes. The area is managed as a nature reserve so you will find a variety of interesting wild flowersand woodland around the lakes. You can also look out for various wildfowl and waders on the water using the two bird hides. There are good facilities with a Visitor centre, toilets and parking. View Full Details>>
The Chase Nature Reserve2 miles (2.5 km)This National Trust owned nature reserve has 143 acres of woodland to explore on a number of footpaths. It is located near to the villages of Woolton Hill and Enborne Row on the Hampshire/Berkshire border. The area consists of broadleaf and coniferous woodland with streams and lots of interesting flora and fauna to look out for. The snowdrops in early spring are particularly lovely. There is a car park just off station road which gives direct access to the trails. View Full Details>>
The Vyne3 miles (5 km)Explore the beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding this 16th century Tudor Mansion inSherborne St John nearBasingstoke. In the 18th-century West garden you will find beautiful herbaceous borders, rose beds and wisteria. There is also a pretty walled garden with a restored glasshouse and a summerhouse. View Full Details>>
Three Downs Link102 miles (164 km)This is a walking and cycling path following bridleways through Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire. The trail runs from Exton, in Hampshire, to Dean Hill, near Hungerford. You will pass through open chalk downland, along rivers and canals and through some pretty villages. View Full Details>>
Titchfield Haven6 miles (9 km)Explore this beautiful coastal nature reserve and enjoy a stroll along the Titchfield canal on this circular walk near Fareham. The reserve boasts 369 acresof River, fen, pools, reedbed and meadow. These habitats attract a wide range of water loving wildlife. Look out for Reed Warblers, Bearded Tits, Water rails and Bittern around the reedbeds and Otters by the River Meon. There are a number of hides from which you can observe the wildlife. Other facilities include the Titchfield Haven Visitor Centre, tea room and exhibition about the history of the Solent area. View Full Details>>
Watership Down2 miles (2.5 km)Climb this hill made famous by Richard Adams' 1972 novel 'Watership Down'. The hill is located about 2 miles south west of the village of Kingsclere. The downs are popular with walkers and cyclists with good footpaths and bridleways crossing the area. View Full Details>>
Wayfarer's Walk71 miles (114 km)Starting at the town of Emsworth on Chichester Harbour, follow this fabulous 70 mile walk through the heart of Hampshire and on into Berkshire. View Full Details>>
West Green House1 miles (1.6 km)Enjoy a walk through the beautiful 10 acre gardens surrounding the 18th century West Green House and then extend your walk into the adjacent West Green Common. Easy walking paths take you through a series of walled gardens including a topiary garden with water lillies and a Persian Water garden in a woodland glade. There is also a grand water staircase, a lake and an aviary with chickens and bantams. You can extend your walk by heading into West Green Common where you will find peaceful woodland trails. View Full Details>>
Wilverley Plain3 miles (5 km)This circular walk visits Wilverley Plain and the Wilverley Inclosure in the New Forest View Full Details>>
Winchester Circular Walk3 miles (5 km)This circular walk takes you around the city of View Full Details>>
Winnal Moors Nature Reserve2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy a short stroll around this pretty nature reserve in Winchester. In the reserve you will find wetland with chalk stream, reedbeds and grassland. There are nice boardwalks taking you through the reedbeds and a water vole trail where you can look out for these elusive creatures in the slow moving streams. The area has lots of interesting flora and fauna with fen meadow containing wetland wildflowers such as ragged robin and marsh valerian. Look out for otters and birds includingredshank, lapwing and snipe. View Full Details>>
Wokingham Way55 miles (89 km)This circular walk follows the Wokingham Borough unitary boundary visiting Reading, Bracknell and View Full Details>>
Woolmer Forest3 miles (5.5 km)This large area of heathlandand woodland has public footpaths to follow from the hamlet of Conford in the north eastern part of the site. It is a significant area with a diversity of habitats supporting twelve known native species ofreptilesandamphibians. Scenery includes oak-birch woodland, conifer plantations, open sandy heaths, and rough grazed pastures. There's lots of interesting plants and flowers to look out for. Also keep your eyes peeled for birds such as Dartford warbler and European nightjar. View Full Details>>
Yately Common Country Park6 miles (10 km)Enjoy nearly 500 acres of heathlands, woodlands and ponds on this circular cycle or walk in Yately, Hampshire. The route begins at the car park by Wyndham's Pool and takes you along a sequence of peaceful woodland trails to Yately Heath Wood and Minley Wood, before returning to the start point. View Full Details>>

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