An Autumnal walk 30 years after the Great Storm
Sunday, 15 October 2017
Start time: 9:30
(Estimated finish time: 14:15)
Leisurely 10 miles / 16.1 km
A walk from Winchester to the hills to the East of Winchester covering parts of the South Downs Way, the Ox Drove and the Roman Road at Morestead then back alongside Twyford Down and St Catherine's Hill walking along the Itchen Way. As well as Autumnal colours the walk will be an opportunity to reflect on the devastating storm of 16 October 1987, 30 years ago and the recovery since then.
Meet at Durngate Car Park. Parking free on Sundays.
Grid reference: SU485296
Nearest postcode: SO23 8DX
Start time: 09:30
This is a circular walk
Bring a picnic lunch and drink for the day.
Ascent: 200 m / 656 feet
Suitability: Dog friendly
Designation: National Park
We have a comprehensive programme of walks and work to protect paths and the local countryside. We also carry out practical tasks such as clearing overgrown paths and replacing stiles with gates.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.