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Hampshire

Grave of Jane Austens sister and mother near Chawton Church

22-May-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Alton Circular

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

Highcliffe Beach

Barton to Bournemouth walk

23-Jul-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea

A coastal walk along the Bournemouth promenade past Hengistbury Head, with a ferry crossing and some hidden beaches.

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Brockenhurst Circular

30-Sep-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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Brockenhurst Circular

The New Forest - A mix of dense and more open woods.

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Salterns Marsh

21-Aug-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Brockenhurst to Lymington

Varied walk on the southern edge of the New Forest through parkland, woods, open heaths and pasture before a contrasting finish past coastal marshes.

Danebury Hill, Wallop Brook Valley, from Broughton Down

SWC Walk 265 - Dean to Mottisfont & Dunbridge

27-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dean to Mottisfont

Remote West Hampshire: varied Woodlands, the scenic valleys of the Wallop Brook and the Dun and Test Rivers and Broughton Down Nature Reserve

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Farnham to Blackwater

Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common

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Fleet circular, view of Ewshott village

08-Feb-20 • sylvcummins on Flickr

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Fleet Circular

Varied heathland and woodland containing some unusual features, returning alongside the Basingstoke Canal

The canal in the afternoon, winter

Hook to Winchfield walk

21-Jan-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Hook to Winchfield

A walk along a rural stretch of the Basingstoke Canal, passing the ruins of a medieval castle and visiting an attractive Hampshire town.

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23-Sep-08 • Andrew Murphy

Lymington to Barton-on-Sea

Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus.

Mottisfont Abbey

SWC Walk 58 Mottisfont and Dunbridge to Romsey taken by Karen C.

28-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Mottisfont to Romsey

Mottisfont Abbey Gardens, West Hampshire Chalk Downs, Dun & Test Valleys and the picturesque market town of Romsey

Hamble marshes

Botley to Netley walk

14-Sep-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Netley to Botley

The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats

Steventon sign

Overton Circular walk

09-Feb-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Overton Circular

North Hampshire hills and Jane Austen's literary landscape

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Brown trout at Fulling Mill

20-May-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Overton to Whitchurch

An easy walk down the Test valley which passes many interesting mills, old and new.

View towards Hawkley

02-Oct-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Petersfield to Liss

Shoulder of Mutton Hill (steep, fine view) and a very walker friendly pub

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View from Ferry In beach

19-Jul-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Portsmouth to Havant via Hayling Island

Portsmouth Harbour, Southsea promenande, Eastney Beach, a ferry to Hayling Island, quiet beaches. Either continue to Eaststoke Point, or head inland along a disused railway path alongside Langstone Harbour.

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Bursledon to Gosport

River Hamble,and Solent Way coast path past Meon, Browndown, Stokes Bay and Gilkicker Point

The Meon Valley near Exton

Winchester to West Meon walk

28-Jan-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Winchester to West Meon or Hinton Ampner

Historic Winchester and the South Downs Way. Shorter (via Hinton Ampner NT) and longer (Beacon Hilsl, and a railway path) options. Return by bus.

Old Winchester Hill (Ditch, Bank and Barrows) from across the coombe

SWC Walk 183 - South Downs Way Section 2: West Meon to Petersfield

07-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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West Meon to Petersfield

A railway path, The South Downs Way, Old Winchester Hill, Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Buriton and The Hangers Way.

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18-Mar-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Southbourne to Emsworth via Thorney Island

Easy coastal walk around Thorney Island in Chichester's tidal harbour.

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16-Jul-06 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Whitchurch to Andover

Longparish, thatched cottages and the River Test

St. Catherine's Hill from Compton Down

SWC Walk 15 : Winchester Circular

08-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Winchester Circular

A historic Cathedral City, St Catherine's Hill and downland.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Hampshire 10 Alton Circular 20.4 4 350 Long but gentle walk visiting Selborne and Chawton, which inspired Jane Austen (writer) and Gilbert White (naturalist) CJ W
Hampshire 74 Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea 21.6 3 150 A coastal walk along the Bournemouth promenade past Hengistbury Head, with a ferry crossing and some hidden beaches. CJ W
Hampshire 163 Brockenhurst Circular 16.8 3 150 The New Forest - A mix of dense and more open woods. CJ W
Hampshire 226 Brockenhurst to Lymington 17.8 3 125 Varied walk on the southern edge of the New Forest through parkland, woods, open heaths and pasture before a contrasting finish past coastal marshes. CJ W
Hampshire 265 Dean to Mottisfont 27.4 8 450 Remote West Hampshire: varied Woodlands, the scenic valleys of the Wallop Brook and the Dun and Test Rivers and Broughton Down Nature Reserve W
Hampshire 160 Farnham to Blackwater 22.3 5 325 Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common CJ W
Hampshire 318 Fleet Circular 19.2 4 175 Varied heathland and woodland containing some unusual features, returning alongside the Basingstoke Canal CJ W
Hampshire 84 Hook to Winchfield 20.0 3 150 A walk along a rural stretch of the Basingstoke Canal, passing the ruins of a medieval castle and visiting an attractive Hampshire town. CJ W
Hampshire 62 Lymington to Barton-on-Sea 15.7 2 50 Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus. W
Hampshire 58 Mottisfont to Romsey 22.2 5 250 Mottisfont Abbey Gardens, West Hampshire Chalk Downs, Dun & Test Valleys and the picturesque market town of Romsey W
Hampshire 3 Netley to Botley 15.2 2 100 The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats W
Hampshire 97 Overton Circular 18.7 4 200 North Hampshire hills and Jane Austen's literary landscape CJ W
Hampshire 53 Overton to Whitchurch 17.0 3 150 An easy walk down the Test valley which passes many interesting mills, old and new. CJ W
Hampshire 11 Petersfield to Liss 16.6 5 400 Shoulder of Mutton Hill (steep, fine view) and a very walker friendly pub CJ W
Hampshire 179 Portsmouth to Havant via Hayling Island 17.8 1 0 Portsmouth Harbour, Southsea promenande, Eastney Beach, a ferry to Hayling Island, quiet beaches. Either continue to Eaststoke Point, or head inland along a disused railway path alongside Langstone Harbour. CJ EC V W
Hampshire 182 Winchester to West Meon or Hinton Ampner 26.1 7 450 Historic Winchester and the South Downs Way. Shorter (via Hinton Ampner NT) and longer (Beacon Hilsl, and a railway path) options. Return by bus. CJ W
Hampshire 183 West Meon to Petersfield 27.5 9 725 A railway path, The South Downs Way, Old Winchester Hill, Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Buriton and The Hangers Way. CJ W
Hampshire 180 Southbourne to Emsworth via Thorney Island 15.8 1 25 Easy coastal walk around Thorney Island in Chichester's tidal harbour. V W
Hampshire 48 Whitchurch to Andover 19.0 3 125 Longparish, thatched cottages and the River Test W
Hampshire 15 Winchester Circular 18.0 4 300 A historic Cathedral City, St Catherine's Hill and downland. CJ W

Last Updated : Apr-20