Ham Green, Sparsholt

Ham Green walk


There are two new benches on Ham Green, a nice little commons with great views towards Sparsholt and Deane. Traffic-wise, Dean Lane is usually quiet and also good for cycling. On the return there is a climb towards Lanham Lane and then a gentle decline back down to Dean Lane. The longer version of the walk combines Ham Green with Crab Wood.

Length: 4.6 km / 2.8 miles
Time: allow an hour and a half
Difficulty: Easy – 90 m total ascent

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The walk is best enjoyed when you walk to the Dean Lane / Lanham Lane junction from wherever you are in Winchester. Very limited parking.

Below is a slightly longer, 5.9km version of this walk. Other walks in this area include walk#11.

Photos

mile post
Mile post on Deane Lane
View of Sparsholt village
View of Sparsholt village from Ham Green
View of Dean village
View of Dean village with new benh

Longer version of the walk

Length: 5.9 km / 3.7 miles
Time: allow a couple of hours
Difficulty: Easy – 107 m total ascent
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The walk is best enjoyed when you walk to the Dean Lane / Lanham Lane junction from wherever you are in Winchester

Crab Wood extension photos

Fenced-off path across the field
Fenced-off path across Stockers Down (longer walk)
muddy paths
Path can be really muddy in Winter (February 2021)
For an even longer walk, you can venture further into Crabwood and West Wood

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