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Orange Way

549 km / 341 miles

Bucks, Devon, Dorset, Gtr London, Oxon, Reading, Slough, Somers, Torbay, W Berkshire, Wilts, Windsor M, Wokingham
This 350 mile long distance walk is a walk in the footsteps of history, along a route that encompasses a reminder of England's heritage. It follows the march in 1688 of Prince William of Orange and his army from Brixham in Devon, across the countryside to London. It links the walker to the unfolding story of the 'Glorious Revolution' highlighting the relevant events which took place on or near the route.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Heritage; Monarchy
SX926564 - Brixham Harbour, Torbay
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TQ293800 - St Jamesís Palace, London
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Web Sites: Walking Pages - Orange Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback: Orange Way: A Long Distance Walk Following the March of William of Orange from Brixham to London (Meridian Books - 2003)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
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Support Providers: Baggage Handling (Luggage Transfers)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
Hostel Accommodation: River Dart YHA, Galmpton, Brixham, Devon 2 Km 5 Km
Self-catering: Number 6 Braeside Mews  (bookable online) 2 Km 9 Km
Self-catering: Atlantis Holiday Apartments  (bookable online) 5 Km 20 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Richwood  (bookable online) 5 Km 21 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Le Papillon Backpackers/Hostel, Torquay 5 Km 21 Km
Self-catering: Slade House  (bookable online) 3 Km 39 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Toad And Tadpole, Christow Station, Doddiscombeleigh 5 Km 48 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Exeter Globe Backpackers, Holloway St, Exeter, Devon < 1 Km 65 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Exeter YHA, Mount Wear House,Exeter, Devon < 1 Km 71 Km
B & B Accommodation: St. Mary's Guest Accommodation  (bookable online) < 1 Km 93 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Monkton Wyld Court 3 Km 130 Km
Self-catering: Little Norton Mill  (bookable online) 5 Km 171 Km
B & B Accommodation: St Anns House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 273 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Salisbury YHA, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire < 1 Km 273 Km
B & B Accommodation: Edwardian Lodge  (bookable online) < 1 Km 274 Km
Hotels: The Bear Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 348 Km
Hotels: Three Swans Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 348 Km
Hotels: Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel  (bookable online) 2 Km 354 Km
B & B Accommodation: The Chase Guest House  (bookable online) 3 Km 359 Km
Hotels: Hilton Newbury Centre  (bookable online) 2 Km 361 Km
Hotels: The Chequers Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 362 Km
Hotels: Hare & Hounds Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 364 Km
B & B Accommodation: 7 Majendie Close  (bookable online) < 1 Km 364 Km
Hotels: The Vineyard  (bookable online) 1 Km 364 Km
B & B Accommodation: Rookwood Farmhouse  (bookable online) 2 Km 364 Km
Hotels: Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa  (bookable online) 1 Km 367 Km
Other: High Street Farm Barn Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online) 3 Km 367 Km
B & B Accommodation: White Hart Cottage  (bookable online) 3 Km 367 Km
Hotels: Hilton Newbury North  (bookable online) 1 Km 371 Km
B & B Accommodation: Thatched House B&B  (bookable online) < 1 Km 372 Km
B & B Accommodation: B&B Rafters  (bookable online) 4 Km 401 Km
B & B Accommodation: Abbey Guest House  (bookable online) 2 Km 402 Km
Hotels: The Crown & Thistle Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 402 Km
B & B Accommodation: Marsh House  (bookable online) < 1 Km 419 Km
B & B Accommodation: Little Gables Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online) 1 Km 424 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Streatley on Thames YHA, Reading Road, Streatley, Berkshire < 1 Km 435 Km
Self-catering: Brambly Thatch Cottage  (bookable online) 1 Km 439 Km
Hotels: Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10  (bookable online) 4 Km 457 Km
B & B Accommodation: Herons Nest  (bookable online) < 1 Km 481 Km
B & B Accommodation: Wright Residence  (bookable online) 5 Km 531 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Globetrotter Inn London, Ravenscourt Gdns, Stamford Brook < 1 Km 540 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Hostel 639, Harrow Road, Kensal Green, London 3 Km 543 Km
Self-catering: Castletown House  (bookable online) 1 Km 544 Km
Hostel Accommodation: London Holland Park YHA, Holland Walk, Kensington, London < 1 Km 544 Km
Hotels: London Lodge Hotel  (bookable online) < 1 Km 545 Km
Hostel Accommodation: London Earls Court YHA, 38 Bolton Gardens, London 1 Km 545 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Smart Hyde Park Inn, Inverness Terr, Bayswater, London < 1 Km 545 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Smart Hyde Park View, Craven Hill Gdns, Bayswater, London 1 Km 546 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Travel Joy Hostel 2 Km 548 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Dover Castle Hostel And Flatshares, Great Dover St, London 3 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: London Oxford Street YHA, 14 Noel Street, London 1 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: London Central YHA, 104 Bolsover Street, London 2 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Smart Russell Sq. Hostel, Guildford Street, London 2 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: London St Pauls YHA, 36 Carter Lane, London 3 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: London St Pancras YHA, 79-81 Euston Road, London 3 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Clink 261, Kings Cross, London 3 Km 549 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Clink Hostel, 78 Kings Cross Rd, Kings Cross 3 Km 549 Km

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Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 2 UK Section - Dover to Kirk Yetholm; E-Route 9 UK Section Dover to Plymouth
National Trails (England & Wales): Ridgeway National Trail; South West Coast Path National Trail; Thames Path National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Avon Valley Path (Hampshire to Dorset); Beeches Way; Capital Ring; Clarendon Way; East Devon Way; Exe Valley Way; Grand Union Canal Walk; Hillingdon Trail; John Musgrave Heritage Trail; Jubilee Trail (Dorset); Lambourn Valley Way; Liberty Trail; London Loop; Macmillan Way - Abbotsbury-Langport Link; Macmillan Way - Boston to Abbotsbury; Mid-Wilts Way; Monarch's Way; Oxfordshire Way; River Parrett Trail; Shakespeare's Way; Stour Valley Way (Dorset); Swan's Way; Templer Way; Three Castles Path (England); Wessex Ridgeway
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Other Paths: Blackmore Vale Path; Brit Valley Way; Celandine Route; Celtic Way; Chairman's Walk; Channel to Channel (Devon - Somerset); Chiltern Way Berkshire Loop; Chiltern Way Southern Extension; Coast to Coast - Southern England; Colne Valley Trail (Sections 1 and 2); Goring to Goring; Great Stones Way; Great Stones Way Stonehenge Loop; Great Wessex Way; Great Wessex Way - Bridport to Sherborne Link; Green London Way; Green Trail (Richmond); Jubilee Greenway Walk; Jubilee Walkway; Judge's Ride; Kennet and Avon Canal Walk; London Countryway; London Green Belt Way; London to St. Albans; Middlesex Greenway; Nelson Way; Our Lady of Caversham Pilgrimage Walk; Pewsey Avon Trail; River Teign Walk; Roman Way; Round Dorset Walk; Round Reading Walks; Salisbury Country Way; Sarum Way; Seven Shires Way; St Birinus Pilgrimage Walk; St James Way; Thames Valley Circular Walk; Three Downs Link; Two Counties Way; Wessex Heights Walk; Wessex Ridgeway Trail; Wilts and Berks Canal Towpath; Wokingham Way; Wylye Way
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Anytime Challenges: Gerald Colton Way; Old Sarum Challenge


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Route Profile:

548.7 Km (340.9 miles)
7,236 m (23,740 ft) ascent
268 m (879 ft)  maximum height