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Letters WW on green arrow with nameWayfarer's Walk

114 km / 71 miles

Hants, W Berkshire
A walk linking the mud flats along the coast with the highest downland in southern England, following tracks used by shepherds driving their sheep to fairs. Initially coincident with the Solent Way, the Walk crosses the chalk ridge of Portsdown, the Meon Valley and goes through the villages of Hinton Amper and Drummer before climbing to become a ridgeway walk over Watership Down and Walbury Hill. The end on Inkpen Beacon meets the Test Way.

A local walker, DR R G Bennets, has now made available a detailed route description which is available as a download, see below.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Letters WW on green arrow with name Waymark: Letters WW on green arrow with name
Attributes: Downland/Wolds
SU749055 - Emsworth Slipper Sailing Club, Emsworth, Hants
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SU365622 - Inkpen Beacon, W Berkshire
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Web Sites: Hantsweb - Wayfarer's Walk
  Walk & Cycle Hampshire - Wayfarer's Walk

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback: Along and Around the Wayfarer's Walk (Hampshire County Council - 1993)
Hardback: Walkers Britain (AA Publishing - 2011)
Leaflet: Wayfarer's Walk (Hampshire County Council)


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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: 174185196197
OS Landranger Active: 174185196197
OS Explorer: 119120132144158
OS Explorer Active: 119120132144158

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path Along Path
B & B Accommodation: Willowbrook Riding Centre  (bookable online) 4 Km < 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Wetherdown Hostel, Droxford Rd, East Meon, Hants 5 Km 24 Km
B & B Accommodation: Highclere Farm  (bookable online) 2 Km 106 Km

Connected Paths:

Path Highlights: Wayfare'rs Way Highlights
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; Itchen Way; Monarch's Way; Oxdrove Way; Solent Way; St Swithun's Way; Staunton Way; Sussex Border Path; Test Way; Three Castles Path (England)
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Other Paths: Brenda Parker Way; Chairman's Walk; Coast to Coast - Southern England; Games Way; Langstone Harbour Waterside Walk; Meon Valley Churches Walk; Meon Valley Trail; Nelson Way; Pilgrim's Way; Shipwrights Way; St James Way; Sussex Coastline Walk; Thames Valley Circular Walk; Three Downs Link
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Anytime Challenges: Walk Around Hayling Island


GPS Exchange Format Route File: Wayfarer's Walk GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Wayfarer's Walk Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Route Desc (PDF): Wayfarer's Walk PDF Login to Download
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Tracklogs Route file: Wayfarer's Walk Tracklogs Route file Login to Download
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Route Profile:

113.8 Km (70.7 miles)
1,871 m (6,138 ft) ascent
291 m (955 ft)  maximum height