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 …

Clarendon Way loop 5 – Houghton and Bossington

The crossing of the River on the Clarendon Way happens the village of Houghton. Our walk loops back and crosses the river again between Bossington and Horsebridge. The walk starts in King’s Somborne where there’s roadside parking. Bus routes 68 and X99 link King’s Somborne to Winchester, Andover and Salisbury, whilst bus 90 links King’s …

Clarendon Way loop 4 – Furzedown and Beacon Hill

The fantastic view from Beacon Hill over the Hampshire landscape is one of the highlights of this 10.5km walk, the fourth loop along the Clarendon Way (from Winchester). Doing this walk in mid March 2021 with a fair bit of sunshine was the perfect medicine against lockdown fatigue. Start at in the centre of King’s …

Clarendon Way loop 3 – Farley Mount

Farley Mount is being circumnavigated on our third loop walk on the Clarendon Way. A popular land mark and destination from Winchester and surrounding villages, the area can get busy at weekends. A short part of the way slightly diverts from the course of Clarendon Way (on the main road) and runs in parallel through …

Clarendon Way loop 2 – West Wood

The second loop on the Clarendon Way leads to West Wood. You can either start near Sarum Farm or from Crab Wood car park further to the west. The Clarendon Way follows Sarum Road and is often wide enough with verges to walk on. However, the road can be busy with cars and bicycles, particularly …

Clarendon Way loop 1 – Sarum Road

This is the beginning (or end if you walk from Salisbury to Winchester) of the Clarendon Way. We start at Winchester Cathedral and follow the Clarendon Way on a circuitous route to Sarum Road on Keats Walk, Whiteshute Ridge and through South Winchester Golf Club. The return follows Sarum Road and cuts across to the …