Area: Hampshire

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Basingstoke-Deane/

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The Category Basingstoke & Deane is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Basingstoke & Deane which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

Area

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/East-Hampshire/

Category:East Hampshire
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The Category East Hampshire is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with East Hampshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

Area

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Eastleigh/

Category:Eastleigh
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The Category Eastleigh is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Eastleigh which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Fareham/

Category:Fareham
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The Category Fareham is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Fareham which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gosport/

Category:Gosport
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The Category Gosport is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Gosport which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Hart/

Category:Hart
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The Category Hart is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Hart which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

Area

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Havant/

Category:Havant
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The Category Havant is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Havant which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Isle-of-Wight/

Category:Isle of Wight
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The Category Isle of Wight is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with the Isle of Wight which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

In contrast, the Annexe for this Category lists Entities which do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Isle of Wight ANNEXE

 

Area

https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/New-Forest/

Category:New Forest
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The Category New Forest is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with the New Forest which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Portsmouth/

Category:Portsmouth
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The Category Portsmouth is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Portsmouth which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Rushmoor/

Category:Rushmoor
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The Category Rushmoor is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Rushmoor which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Southampton/

Category:Southampton
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The Category Southampton is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Southampton which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Test-Valley/

Category:Test Valley
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The Category Test Valley is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with the Test Valley which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Winchester/

Category:Winchester
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The Category Winchester is a subset of Hampshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Winchester which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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Area

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/walkingandcycling

Category:Hampshire
Overview

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

Walks described here by
See also

Visit Hampshire

Area

http://www.walkalton.org.uk/

Category:East Hampshire
Starting fromAlton
Overview

'Walk Alton brings together representatives from local walking groups and clubs such as Walking for Health and Alton Ramblers, and from Alton Town Council and local businesses. Walk Alton aims to support and develop walking activities in the Alton area, both for recreation and to support local initiatives to improve people’s health, and to work with the local community, businesses, walking-related organizations & local authorities ... In January 2019, Walk Alton was successful in regaining Walkers are Welcome accreditation for the town.'

Description from

Walk Alton

Area

http://www.alton.gov.uk/

Category:East Hampshire
Starting fromAlton
Overview

Held Early May.

Description from

Alton Town Council

Area

https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing

Overview

'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.'

Area

https://www.hiwwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/blashford-lakes-nature-reserv...

Category:New Forest
Starting fromBlashford Lakes
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://www.hiwwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/bouldnor-forest-nature-reserv...

Size (acreage)95
Starting fromYarmouth
Overview

'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 ...'

See also

Bouldnor Cliff [Wikipedia]

Area

https://www.brickfieldspark.org/

Category:Rushmoor
Size (acreage)8
Starting fromBrickfields Country Park, Aldershot
Overview

'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 ! ...'

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Area

http://cwr.naturalengland.org.uk/default.aspx?County=HAMPSHIRE

Category:Hampshire
Overview

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

Walks described here by
Area

https://www.discovergosport.co.uk/see-and-do/walksandcycling

Category:Gosport
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://seesouthampton.co.uk/

Category:Southampton
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://www.eastleighramblers.org.uk/

Category:Eastleigh
Overview

'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.'

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Area

http://www.emsworthwalks.org/

Category:Havant
Starting fromEmsworth
Overview

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'.

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Area

https://www.exbury.co.uk/

Size (acreage)200
Starting fromBeaulieu
Overview

'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 ...'

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Area

http://www.fancyfreewalks.org/Hampshire.html

Category:Hampshire
Overview

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

Walks described here by
Area

https://www.fareham.gov.uk/leisure/out_and_about_in_fareham/walks.aspx

Category:Fareham
Overview

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

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Area

https://u3asites.org.uk/gosport/home

Category:Gosport
Overview

'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 .... '

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Area

http://www.hantswightwalk.org.uk/

Category:Hampshire
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!'

Area

https://www.hantswalk.org.uk/

Category:Hampshire
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.'

Area

https://www.hart.gov.uk/countryside-nature

Category:Hart
Overview

'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.'

Area

https://u3asites.org.uk/havant/home

Category:Havant
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://www.fareham.gov.uk/leisure/discover_fareham/hollyhill.aspx

Size (acreage)70
Starting fromHolly Hill Woodland Park
Overview

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'.

Description from

Fareham Borough Council

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Area

http://holyghostcemetery-basingstoke.org.uk/

Size (acreage)3
Starting fromSouth View, Basingstoke
Overview

'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 ...'

Area

https://www.hiwwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/hook-common-and-bartley-heath

Category:Hart
Size (acreage)330
Starting fromHook
Overview

'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.'

Area

https://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/walking

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

'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 ...'

Area

https://www.eastleigh.gov.uk/ivcp

Category:East Hampshire
Size (acreage)440
Starting fromItchen Valley Country Park
Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

Eastleigh Borough Council

Area

https://www.ldwa.org.uk/isleofwight

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

'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.'

Area

https://www.ldwa.org.uk/Wessex

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.'

Area

http://www.lissparishcouncil.gov.uk/

Category:East Hampshire
Starting fromLiss
Overview

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

Area

https://www.hiwwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/lower-test-nature-reserve

Category:Southampton
Size (acreage)385
Starting fromTotton
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://lymington.com/lymington-life/locally/1029-lymington-to-keyhave...

Category:New Forest
Size (acreage)500
Starting fromLymington
Overview

[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.

Description from

lymington.com

See also

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

Nearby
Area

https://www.thenewforest.co.uk/things-to-do/walking

Category:New Forest
Starting fromThe New Forest
Overview

'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).

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Area

https://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/

Category:New Forest
Navigate the Website>>> Search 'Walking'
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/north-east-hants

Category:Rushmoor
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://www.northhampshiredownsramblers.org.uk/

Overview

'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.'

Area

https://oakleyramblers.org/

Starting fromOakley
Overview

'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!'

Area

https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/parking-travel-and-roads/travel/walk...

Category:Portsmouth
Overview

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

Nearby
Area

https://www.hugofox.com/community/portsmouth-hf-rambling-club-12650/ho...

Category:Portsmouth
Overview

'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.'

Nearby
Area

https://www.hampshireramblers.org.uk/

Category:Hampshire
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 ...'

Area

http://www.iowramblers.com/

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

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

Area

http://www.fordingbridge.gov.uk/things-to-do/walking/

Category:New Forest
Overview

'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 "rffs.org.uk" 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).

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Area

http://www.rowhillnaturereserve.org/walks-trails/

Category:Nature Reserves
Size (acreage)55
Starting fromRowhill Copse, Aldershot
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://u3asites.org.uk/solent/home

Category:Fareham
Overview

'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 ...'

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Area

http://www.sotonhf.com/

Overview

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.'

Nearby
Area

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/southampton

Category:Southampton
Overview

''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. '

Nearby
Area

http://step-by-step.co.uk/

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

'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.'

Area

https://www.hiwwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/swanwick-lakes-nature-reserve

Category:Nature Reserves
Navigate the Website>>> Swanwick Lake Trails Leaflet [PDF]
Starting fromSwanwick Lane
Overview

'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.'

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Area

https://www.testvalley.gov.uk/communityandleisure/cyclingwalking/cycli...

Category:Test Valley
Overview

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

Nearby
Area

https://www.forestryengland.uk/new-forest

Category:New Forest
Overview

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

Walks described here by
Nearby
Area

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryparks/titchfield

Category:Fareham
Starting fromTitchfield Haven
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Hampshire County Council

Nearby
Area

https://www.botanic.co.uk/

Category:Isle of Wight
Size (acreage)22
Starting fromVentnor
Overview

'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 ...'

Area

https://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/things-to-do/outdoors/

Category:Winchester
Overview

'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.'

Nearby
Area

https://www.havant.gov.uk/walking-health-scheme

Category:Havant
Navigate the Website>>> Walking for Health Leaflet [PDF]
Overview

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

Description from

Havant Borough Council

Nearby
Area

http://www.cfnf.org.uk/healthy-walks/

Category:New Forest
Overview

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

Description from

Community First New Forest

Nearby
Area

http://whitchurchwalks.net/

Starting fromWhitchurch
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Whitchurch Association

Area

http://www.wickhamparishcouncil.org/Visitor%20info/Wickham%20Walks.htm...

Category:Winchester
Starting fromWickham
Overview

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

Nearby
Area

https://www.wightsole.org.uk/

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

'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.'

Area

https://www.wight-walks.co.uk/

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

'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.'

Area

https://www.gosport.gov.uk/avcpwildgrounds

Category:Gosport
Navigate the Website>>> Wildgrounds
Size (acreage)67
Starting fromRodney Close
Overview

'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).'

Description from

Gosport Borough Council

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Area

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/finder/yateleycommon

Category:Hart
Size (acreage)1200
Starting fromYateley Common
Overview

'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.'

Walks described here by
Area

https://hrowit.home.blog/

Category:Fareham
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Allan King Way Guidebook [PDF]
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.

Description from

Hampshire Rights of Way Improvement Trust

Nearby
Area

http://www.alresford.org/millen.php

Category:Winchester
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromAlresford
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Roy Gentry About Alresford

Nearby
Area

https://www.walkingclub.org.uk/book_2/

Category:East Hampshire
Navigate the Website>>> 10 Alton Circular
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromAlton
Overview

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

Walks described here by
Area

https://www.hampshire-life.co.uk/out-about/discovering-the-town-of-alt...

Category:East Hampshire
Starting fromAlton
Overview

'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.

Description from

Tony Cross and Claire Ewin

Area

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/walking/basingstokecan...

Category:2: 26-50 Miles
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromGreywell
Overview

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

Walks described here by
Area

https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/rte.aspx?id=1427

Navigate the Website>>> Town Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromWillis Museum, Basingstoke
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Area

https://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/activities/walking/wal...

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

'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.'

See also

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

Area

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/walking/newforestbisho...

Category:New Forest
Navigate the Website>>> Walk Leaflets >>> Bishop's Dyke Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromBeaulieu Road Station
Overview

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

Walks described here by
Nearby
Area

https://www.walkingenglishman.com/ldp/blackwatervalleypath.html

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

Walks described here by
Nearby
Area

https://brendaparkerway.northhampshiredownsramblers.org.uk/brenda_park...

Category:Rushmoor
Distance (miles)78
Starting fromAldershot
Overview

'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.

Nearby
Area

https://www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/sport-leisure/walking/walking-in-east...

Category:New Forest
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromRingwood
Overview

'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.'

Walks described here by
Nearby
Area

https://www.chequersinn-iow.co.uk/pub-walks.php

Category:Isle of Wight
Starting fromChequers Inn, Rookley
Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

The Chequers Inn

Area

https://www.botley.com/thingstodo/walks/cobbett-trail

Category:Eastleigh
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromBotley
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Botley Parish Council

Nearby
Area

https://www.rushmoor.gov.uk/article/3106/Cove-Brook-Greenway

Category:Rushmoor
Starting fromCove Brook, Farnborough
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Rushmoor Borough Council

Nearby
Area

https://www.curiousabout.co.uk/southampton.html

Category:Southampton
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Curious About ... ?

Nearby
Area

https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/finder/danebury

Category:Test Valley
Starting fromNether Wallop
Overview

'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.'

Walks described here by
Nearby
Area

http://www.fancyfreewalks.org/SurreyWest.html

Category:East Hampshire
Navigate the Website>>> Devil's Punchbowl and Waggoners Wells
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromNational Trust Punchbowl Car Park, near Grayshott
Overview

'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.'

Walks described here by
Area

https://odiham-society.org/publications/walks-and-trails/

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

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

Description from

Bob Venus The Odiham Society

Area

https://www.visit-hampshire.co.uk/things-to-do/activities-and-sport/wa...

Category:East Hampshire
Overview

'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.

Description from

Visit Hampshire

Area

https://www.foxandgoosehampshire.co.uk/walking-trails-camping-faciliti...

Category:Hart
Starting fromGreywell
Overview

'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.'

Description from

The Fox & Goose Greywell

Area

https://gifttonature.org.uk/walks-rides/

Category:Isle of Wight
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Natural Enterprise

Area

http://worthingwanderer.blogspot.com/2009/12/hamble-rail-trail.html

Category:Eastleigh
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromRoyal Victoria Country Park
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Hamble Valley

See also

Hamble Rail Trail [Worthing Wanderer]

Nearby
Area

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/england/hampshire/hamble-ramble

Category:Eastleigh
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromBursledon
Overview

'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.'

Walks described here by
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