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Yelow arrow with nameAllan King Way

68 km / 42 miles

Hampshire
A walk devised by the Hampshire Area RA in memory of Allan King, one of their early members. The route links the old Roman strongholds of Portchester and Winchester.

From Porchester Castle the route heads west along the foreshore before turning north to cross the M27, and railway, to reach Fort Nelson and Nelson's Monument. Still meandering northwards the route passes through the villages of World's End and Soberton, where it turns west. crossing the River Meon, to reach the ruined Bishop's Palace at Bishop's Waltham. The line of the old Roman road from Porchester to Winchester is followed for a short distance before reaching Upham and Cheesefoot Head. The walk now heads to Ovington where it follows the Itchen Way and then the Nun's Walk into Winchester and its finish at King Alfred's statue. On OS mapping the route is shown as 'King's Way'.

A new guide to the route has now been published (2013) in pdf format and available as a free download, see link below, or from the website http://www.hrowit.org.uk/publications.html


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
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Waymark
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Attributes
Coastal; Downland/Wolds; River; Military
Start
SU625046 - Portchester, Hampshire
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Finish
SU486290 - Winchester, Hampshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook
King's Way (Meon Group Ramblers - 1995)
External PDF
Allan King Way (Hampshire Rights of Way Improvement Trust Limited - 2014)
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Self-catering

 
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Self-catering
The Stable at Rambler Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
34 Km
Self-catering
Winchester Holiday Lets  (bookable online)
2 Km
66 Km

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Downloads:

GPX Route File
Allan King's Way GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 27/11/2016 10:53:13 - Adjustments to track & finish
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MemoryMap Route File
Allan King's Way Memory Map Route File
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Tracklogs Route File
Kings Way Tracklogs Route file
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Route Profile:

68.9 Km (42.8 miles)
891 m (2,923 ft) ascent
168 m (551 ft)  maximum height