St Swithun's Way 3: Alresford to Winchester
Sunday, 29 September 2019
Meeting time: 9:15
Start time: 10:10
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
Moderate 9.5 miles / 15.3 km
A delightful walk along the Itchen Valley (also completing the third leg of the St Swithun's Way from Farnham to Winchester.)
Durngate Car Park, Winchester at 9.15 if arriving by car, then walk to the bus stop. Alternatively walk directly to the No 64 bus stop in the Broadway, Winchester (near King Alfred's statue). We take the No 64 to Alresford. This is the 64 in the direction of Alton. Bus departs Winchester at 9.50.
Grid reference: SU484293
Nearest postcode: SO23 9BE
Meeting time: 09:15
No 64 bus stop in Alresford in the front of The Pet Shop No 4, West St, Alresford.
Grid reference: SU588326
Nearest postcode: SO24 9AG
Start time: 10:10
West Door of Winchester Cathedral.
Grid reference: SU481292
Nearest postcode: SO23 9LS
This is a linear walk
Bring a picnic, drinks and usual gear for British weather at the end of September.
Ascent: 70 m / 230 feet
Suitability: No car needed
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.