'Series walks are designed so that they may be completed at your own pace. We do not all go out together in one big group but each walker has a copy of the route and is able to start at any time and walk at their own speed. This has the advantage that quicker walkers are not held up by a slower pace, and vice-versa. It does not mean that walkers go off by themselves as there is always a group that will walk at your own pace.'
Steeple Langford, Salisbury
'The Reserve has a relaxing atmosphere with good level paths and you can enjoy watching wildfowl from five hides overlooking the lakes. You may even see some rarities, such as osprey. Residents include kingfisher, water rail and gadwall. In spring watch for great-crested grebes shaking their heads in courtship. Reed warbler, waders and terns drop in on their summer migration. As winter advances shoveler and wigeon join the other ducks present all year round and occasionally the endangered and secretive bittern pays a visit.'
Around and About, Salisbury
'Was set up as a result of a Southern Wiltshire Area Board theme and aims to get local communities involved in positive activities that improve health and wellbeing. The project gives local communities the opportunity to have a key role in the improvement of their local Public Footpaths to improve access.'
Salisbury Cathedral Close, Salisbury
'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.'
Around and About, Salisbury
'This Leaflet suggests four types of walk within a 10 mile radius of Salisbury. All walks require you to catch a bus to the start point and then you either:  Walk from the country bus stop back into Salisbury via footpaths and lanes ... :  Walk a circular route (where the walk starts and ends at the same point) and then take the bus back to Salisbury - - - :  Walk to another bus route to catch the return bus to Salisbury - - - :  Walk to a different point on the same bus route and then take a bus back to Salisbury.' Sixteen Walks described.
Stonehenge (and Avebury), Salisbury
'Why not visit both parts of the Stonehenge and Avebury WHS? The best way to appreciate both sites is on foot ... Publications on walks are available from the Stonehenge Visitor Centre shop, at Avebury, from the National Trust and the Henge shop. You can also find an interactive map of the Stonehenge landscape on the English Heritage website and circular walks around Stonehenge on the National Trust website. Find suggestions for exploring Avebury on the Ridgeway National Trails website.'
Lower Bemerton, Salisbury
'George Herbert is said to have walked to and from Salisbury Cathedral twice a week. While the exact route he took isn't known, it almost certainly took him across the water meadows. We can still do this walk today.'
Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury
'The route touches on The Hardy Way, The Wessex Heights Walk, The Wessex Ridgeway, The Jubilee Trail, The Stour Valley Way, The Wareham Forest Way, The Purbeck Way, The South West Coast Path, The South Dorset Ridgeway, The Monarch’s Way and The Macmillan Way but there are many significant sections that are off such trails. Inevitably with a route of this length there is going to be some overlapping but the route as a whole stands as a distinctive new path.'
'Route that takes in some of Wiltshire’s finest countryside and downland areas and could be walked in either direction.' ... The Route was 'recently extended out to the Berkshire border, yet never straying outside the Wiltshire county border'.
Guide Written By James Alsop
Amesbury Sports Centre, Salisbury
'Walk from Amesbury which follows footpaths to Old Sarum giving good views across Salisbury to the famous Cathedral spire. The return route crosses the beautiful Woodford Valley.'
South Newton, Salisbury
'Does a complete circle around Salisbury. The route uses existing public roads, public rights of way and some newly created permitted paths. Some sections of the footpath are waymarked by a metal plate attached to wooden posts which show a picture of the cathedral spire.'
Old Sarum Way [GPS Cycling & Walking Routes]
'A route around Salisbury across varied downland, ancient woodlands and a number of chalk stream valleys following age-old tracks. Public transport access into Salisbury is available at a number of points as is refreshment, there being 20 public houses along the way.'
Salisbury Country Way [LDWA]
Stourhead, Stourton, Salisbury
'Follows the path of the river Stour in Dorset. This website explores some of the most beautiful sections of this path. Starting at the source of the river Stour at Stourhead, then past Fiddleford Mill, down from Wimborne to Canford and then from Christchurch to Mudeford Spit and the sea.'
Stour Valley Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]
'Swallowcliffe is a small south Wiltshire village with a population of less than 200. As an agricultural community, it has an ancient history and the Saxon Swealawanclif Charter dates from 940 AD ... For nearly 200 years it was part of the Earls of Pembroke estates. Over the last 100 years, Swallowcliffe has experienced great social change, leaving few people employed on the land. Change is inevitable but Swallowcliffe is still a special place for many people ... There's a great variety of relaxing walks through fields and over lovely countryside.'
Middle Woodford, Salisbury
'Explore the Lower Avon valley taking in Old Sarum and Great Durnford on the way back to Middle Woodford.'
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