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We are the Alton Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Linear walk 6.2 miles, using 64 bus to access the starting point and to return. Lovely views, easy paths, fields, and landscapes. Some inclines up and down. Pick up the South Downs way above Temple Valley, cross Gander Down, Cheriton, Tichborne House, Alresford (Cricketers Pub).

Wednesday, 6 March 2024
Start time:
10:30 am
Estimated finish time:
1:15 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
10km / 6.2mi
Ascent:
131.1m / 430ft
Type:
linear

Joining Instructions:

Take Stagecoach no 64 bus (Alton Station 09:45, High St 09:50, Sports Centre 09:56, four marks station approach 10:03, Alresford Co-op 10:17) to the “AVINGTON TURN” stop (announced on the bus), SU5328 2938, along A31. Walk Leader will join this bus at Four Marks. Car Parking available at Sports Centre, Four Marks behind BP garage etc as required. Walk will commence from the Avington Turn bus stop at 10:30 approx. There is NO Parking at the start point.  Finish the walk by about 1:00. Bus back.

After the walk, we arrive in south of Alresford by Cricketers Pub- a stop there is of course optional. We each return on any 64 bus from the Cricketers, every 30 mins, at :00 and :30 past the hour. Alresford high st is one mile further on.

Don’t forget your bus passes! (fare is £2 each way on bus if not, pay by card or cash).  
Use the weblink for the bus timetable.

Features

  • Accessible by public transport

Starting point

Grid reference:
SU 53297 29388
Nearest postcode:
SO21 1HW
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Start time:
10:30 am

SU5328 2938. Bus stop called AVINGTON TURN on stagecoach no 64. A31 westbound.

Finishing point

Grid reference:
SU 58153 31522
Nearest postcode:
SO24 9LW
what3words:
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Estimated finish time:
1:15 pm

Cricketers Pub, New Alresford.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking