Wayfarer's Walk

A long distance path of 71 miles in Hampshire and Berkshire. The walk follows an old Drovers route with highlights include the towns of New Alresford, Droxford and Havant and the villages of North Oakley, Cheriton, Kilmeston and Denmead. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Emsworth Slipper Sailing Club
Distance: 71 miles (114 km)
Grid Ref: SU749055
Climbing: 1,782 metres
Walk time: 28-35 hours
Days: 4-7

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Wayfarer's Walk is a long distance footpath in England which runs from Emsworth in Hampshire to Walbury Hill in Berkshire. The footpath can be walked in either direction. The south-east end is Emsworth town square and the north-west end is at Walbury Hill, near to Combe Gibbet. The footpath approximates which avails of an ancient route was probably used by cattle drovers passes through the towns of New Alresford, Droxford, Hambledon, Havant and Emsworth and the villages of North Oakley, Deane, Dummer, Brown Candover, Abbotstone, Cheriton, Hinton Ampner, Kilmeston, Soberton, and Denmead. By the path is a memorial to the first flight of Geoffrey de Havilland. The footpath also passes close to Watership Down, Hampshire. The footpath is waymarked by metal and plastic disks found attached to wooden and metal posts, trees and street furniture.

Useful Links:
Tim Bertuchi's Wayfarer's Walk
Hampshire County Council
Long Distance Walkers Association

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