Sparsholt Round from West Wood

Starting at the Mount Down car park, the Sparsholt Round is an easy 2 to 2.5 hour walk, down the Burrow Road path, through Ham Green, the village of Sparsholt, the sweeping fields at Moorcourt Farm towards Nomans Land and back up to West Wood. It’s a varied walk through woodlands, sweeping farmlands, ancient roads …

SlowWays: walking routes from Winchester

Did you ever try a walking routes from Winchester to one of the neighboring towns or villages? You can reach Romsey, Eastleigh, King’s Somborne, New Alresford, Bishop’s Waltham or Micheldever on foot – a great challenge for summer 2021. SlowWays is a project aimed at creating and mapping over 7000 walking routes across the whole …

Clarendon Way loop 9 – Clarendon Palace

You might have caught a glimpse of Salisbury Cathedral on loop 8 already. The final stretch on the Clarendon Way is done from Salisbury up to Clarendon Palace and back. You will likely be watched by an number of Llamas grazing and lounging on the Palace grounds. The Mildford Street Bridge Mural is the highlight …

Clarendon Way loop 8 – Clarendon Park

The penultimate stretch towards Salisbury takes us to Clarendon Park, a stone’s throw from Salisbury. We stop a few minutes short of Clarendon Palace. You can either walk a few minutes further an have a look at the ruins and Llamas on the Palace grounds, or leave it for loop 9 which approaches Clarendon Palace …

Clarendon Way loop 7 – West Tytherly, Norman Court

This walk starts in Middle Winterslow and explores the countryside to the East leading to West Tytherly. The Clarendon Way mainly follows the course of the Roman Road between Winchester and Old Sarum. THe section of the walk that completes the loop goes through the village of West Tytherly and the grounds of Norman Court …

Clarendon Way loop 6 – Broughton

This walk follows the course of a figure 8 from Houghton to Broughton, up to Broughton Down and back to Houghton on a parallel path. It is the 6th loop along the Clarendon Way. Start in the village of Houghton, on the left bank of the river Test. There is limited roadside parking in the …