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Four Downland Villages Walk

County: Berkshire Area: Brightwalton, Peasemore, Leckhampstead, Chaddleworth Distance: 9.6 miles Time: 4.5hrs Refreshments: Pubs in Peasemore and Leckhampstead This is a lovely walk through 4 picturesque downland villages, each with their own unique character. It passes through a lot of arable and pastureland, with nice wide paths. There are some longish sections on country lanes, …

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Barley Mow to Odiham Paddle

Barley Mow to Odiham Paddle

Basingstoke Canal Overview The Basingstoke Canal stretches for 32 miles in total, from Greywell village in Hampshire to Woodham in Surrey. The scenery of the canal varies a lot, which adds to the interest of it. In Surrey you have the flights of locks, Mytchett contains the lakes and flashes, and then near Odiham are …

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Snelsmore Common, Donnington Castle & Bagnor

Overview County: Berkshire Area: Snelsmore Common Country Park, Bagnor and Winterbourne (just north of Newbury) Distance: 7.5 miles Time: 4hrs Refreshments: Little refreshment hut at the parking of Snelsmore (not reliable), pub in Bagnor. This is a lovely walk to do in Berkshire when it’s not too hot as most of the walk is out …

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Ashampstead Yattendon Berkshire Walk

Walk in Berkshire: Ashampstead, Yattendon

Overview County: Berkshire Area: Ashampstead, Yattendon Distance: 7.5 Miles (with optional short cuts) Time: 4hrs Refreshments: Pub, Café and Shop in Yattendon, and farm shop/café near Ashampstead This circular walk shows off the beautiful Berkshire countryside and the two lovely villages of Ashampstead and Yattendon– both of which we have said we want to revisit! …

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