7 - 8 Miles
Moderate Walk
4

A 7.2 mile circular walk atop the Marlborough Downs and passing through Fyfield Down Nature Reserve. Here you'll see the Grey Wethers or Sarsen Stones, neolithic limestone blocks left over from the last ice age.

Fyfield Down also has some of the rarest lichen in the country.

The route includes a lovely valley track and is mostly well drained apart from a couple of sections used by 4x4's.

There is free parking at Preshute Down car park, near the White Horse hill figure.

7 - 8 Miles
Easy walk
3

A 7.9 mile circular walk that follows the Ridgeway for part of it's length and reaches Barbury Castle, an Iron age hill fort, which was first occupied about 2,500 years ago and, in good weather, has views across the Cotswolds some distance away.

We started the walk from Ogbourne St-George and walked anti-clockwise, stopping for a bite to eat at Banbury Castle.

The Ridgeway can get busy on nice summer days but the routes off it are quieter.

4 - 5 Miles
Easy walk
3

This pleasant 4.2 mile circular walk is mostly within Harewood Forest, the second largest ancient woodland in Hampshire.  It is also the site of Dead Mans Plack, a 19th Century Monument to Earl Athelwold of Wherwell, who was allegedly killed nearby by his love rival.

The forest was home to a munitions storage site during World War II.  Many of the old Nissan huts adn other structures can still be seen dotted around.

The walk is mostly on good tracks and fireroads with a few hills and sometimes soggy sections.

6 - 7 Miles
Moderate Walk
3

An interesting 6.6 mile circular walk from the lovely village of Longparish. The walk follows an interesting back road before following the route of the A303 for a short while then bearing away amongst a multitude of fields and woodland.

The route passes some interesting features including a disused railway. All in all an enjoyable walk.

Free parking is available in Longparish and the is a local pub for refreshments.

8 - 9 Miles
Moderate Hike
3

A great, 8 mile circular walk to reach the well known Pen y fan peak at 886m and the highest peak in South Wales.

6 - 7 Miles
Strenuous Hike
4

A steep and rewarding 6.2 mile out and back route form the campsite at Cwmdu to Pen Cerrig Calch, a 701m Hewitt or Nuttall (hill).

The route leaves the campsite and climbs, through and interesting farm with a resident stone mason, and up onto the open land of the hill itself.  A steep climb up the escarpment brings you to Pen Gloch-y-pibwr and a large stone cairn.  From here the ridge can be followed all the way to the summit.

Looking northwards, you can see Pen Allt-mawr, a touch higher at 719m.

6 - 7 Miles
Moderate Walk
3

A well used 6.7 mile cliff walk with endless return routes amongst the fields.  Parking can be found in a large open car park at the western end of Swanage town.  From there it's a short walk to Peveril Point and the coast guard lookout.  The path turns uphill and follows a well worn route towards Durlston Head.

Depending on the state of the cliff, there may be diversions around any cliff falls so follow the signs rather than the GPX route.

5 - 6 Miles
Moderate Walk
0

This is a great walk and surprisingly not well used (even by Brighton people). It's got dew ponds, fallen trees, cattle, amazing views and close to the Amex. Well worth it.

You can, should you wish, cut through Stanmer Village and get a refreshing drink or pop into Stanmer House.

6 - 7 Miles
Strenuous Walk
4

A hilly 6.4 mile circular walk with some steep climbs and descents that circles around the deserted village of Tyneham.

Parking in the Tyneham NT car park (honesty box), the village itself is well worth a visit, especially for the schoolhouse and church. The manor house used to be a highlight but has now been fenced off due to falling masonry.

The route can be shortened and hills avoided to a certain extent. There's a shorter route to Worbarrow Bay, avoiding the steep climb up above Gad Cliff.

4 - 5 Miles
Strenuous Walk
4

A hilly 4 mile circular walk with a particularly steep section near the beginning. The walk begins from the car park at Kimmeridge Bay (a pay booth is at the top of the private road).

After leaving the car park and passing the fishermen's cottages, you'll cross a field before heading up a very steep footpath (questioning whether it really is a footpath). Once at the top though, the views are outstanding and, following the ridge toward Tyneham Cap is a treat.

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