walk#11 – no man’s land to bluebell heaven

Crabwood and Farley Mount is a popular destination for Winchester residents who want to go for a walk. Rather than driving to one of the car parks on Farley Mount Road, the the walk from the starting point at Waitrose is a great, albeit slightly longer excursion. Following the route counter-clockwise, we leave town on …

walk#7 – horses, burial mounds and an avenue

The path through Littleton Stud with paddocks connects Three Maids Hill by Andover Road with the village of Littleton. Further to the west, past Stockbridge Road, there is a grand, grassy avenue leading to Lainston House, flanked by a nice strip of woodland. This walks takes us to the northern outskirts of Winchester with a …

walk#3 – wildflowers and deer

Not far away from Waitrose in Weeke, or even closer from Andover Road, Barton Meadows Nature Reserve is a fairly recent addition to the walkable greenspaces within Winchester. This is a fairly easy 7 kilometres with 100 m of ascent as the Nature reserve itself is a little hilly. After the walk, reward yourself with …