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Named standard arrowsItchen Way

50 km / 31 miles

Following the River Itchen from the mouth to the source this varied route leads from the chalk downland through Winchester to water meadows and nature reserves and the downs.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named standard arrows Waymark: Named standard arrows
Attributes: Easy; Downland/Wolds; River; Urban
SU447110 - Sholing Station, Southampton, Hants
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SU596272 - Hinton Ampner, Hants
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Web Sites: Hampshire Rights of Way Improvement Trust
  British Walks - Itchen Way
  Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust - Itchen Navigation Heritage Trail - PDF

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Book: Itchen Way: Guide Book (Hampshire Rights of Way Improvement Trust Limited - 2014)
Paperback: Exploring the Itchen Way (Countryside Books - 1990)


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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 (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 185196
OS Landranger Active: 185196
OS Explorer: 22132
OS Explorer Active: 22132

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7  (bookable online) 3 Km 12 Km
Self-catering: Winchester Holiday Lets  (bookable online) 2 Km 29 Km

Connected Paths:

E Routes: E-Route 9 UK Section Dover to Plymouth
National Trails (England & Wales): South Downs Way National Trail
Paths Marked on OS mapping: Allan King Way; Clarendon Way; Monarch's Way; Oxdrove Way; Solent Way; St Swithun's Way; Wayfarer's Walk
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Other Paths: Coast to Coast - Southern England; Games Way; Itchen Valley Churches Trail; Pilgrim's Way; St James Way
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GPS Exchange Format Route File: Itchen Way GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Itchen Way Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Tracklogs Route file: Itching Way Tracklogs Route file Login to Download
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Route Profile:

48.9 Km (30.4 miles)
509 m (1,670 ft) ascent
108 m (354 ft)  maximum height