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Old Winchester Hill

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Old Winchester Hill Lane, Winchester, England
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Great walk & views

This delightful area of Hampshire forms an early (or late!) part of the South Downs Way. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GrumpsDC
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Great walk with fabulous views

What a gorgeous place to spend an hour or so in the late afternoon. Spectacular views (although a... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
shirleym7
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Old Winchester Hill Lane, Winchester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This delightful area of Hampshire forms an early (or late!) part of the South Downs Way. We were lucky enough to walk it on a warm clear day, which with the relatively easy walking allowed us to fully appreciate the great views.

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

What a gorgeous place to spend an hour or so in the late afternoon. Spectacular views (although a bit cloudy while we were there. The information suggested 2 hrs needed - it didn't take us that long, an easy walk and very enjoyable.

Thank shirleym7
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a walk along the ridge of Old Winchester Hill in the sunshine, with great views of the surrounding downs & Portsmouth and Isle of Wight in the distance. Lots of interesting flaura & fauna, & explanatory boards provided to show what to look out...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

What a great Hampshire vista this is. With views over the valley from the moment you leave the car park, and an easy mile walk to reach the Iron Age hill fort. And from there, more views... 360 this time, and all the way across...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

From the free car park to the "Iron Age Fort" (which offers some of the best views) it's only about a mile walk on gentle paths. We went Boxing Day, so parking was fairly full and the path was muddy (so bring your wells boots...More

Thank Nvsimpson
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The scenery is just beautiful. On a lovely clear sunny day, this is a wonderful place to visit. Great for dog walking too.

Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 14 July 2016

what a great place to be for a walk or relaxation. You can wallow in the tranquility, see the birds or prey soaring, look at the flowers, or keep fit on one of the many walks. Well recommended

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 16 May 2016

You can access Winchester Hill from 2 sides. A 1hr walk from Exton through beautiful fields, streams and chalkland hills will get you to the Iron Age fort from the East. Using the Old Winchester Hill car park (no parking charges) is the better choice...More

5  Thank JanineJoRichtobson
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places in Hampshire with magnificent views of the surrounding downs and valleys. Well worth the easy 1km walk from the carpark to the Neolithic site. It is beautiful in all seasons but especially so in the Spring. A place you...More

2  Thank AndrewA64
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My first visit but I am sure I will be back! An enjoyable walk, taking in the Neolithic fort. Great views and a quiet spot. We fortunate enough to see a red kite which was a real bonus!

2  Thank Ian W
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