PDF Leaflets

Six Hills of Alton


Starting Walking Alton Leaflet

Ticket to stride leaflet



Wey Walk

Flood Meadows leaflet


Three Circular Walks 


Tracked Routes

Winchester to Alton 


East Worldham


Flood Meadows




Thedden and Bushy Leaze Wood Loop 

Holybourne, Wyck and Binsted Circuit 

King's Pond


Alton's Urban Footpaths

Loop 1

Loop 2

Loop 3

Walking to Hoppiness

Dill & Ten Tun Tap House - Walk 2 


Dill & Ten Tun Tap House - Walk 3

Dill & Ten Tun Tap House - Walk 4

Rose & Crown Walk 1

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Rose & Crown Walk 2

Rose & Crown Walk 3

Walking Routes

Jane Austen Circular Walk
The Jane Austen Circular Walk is a 4.5 mile walk through Farringdon and Chawton. 


The Writers’ Way
The Writers’ Way is a 13 mile trail taking in Jane Austen’s village home and Gilbert White’s House in Selborne using a mixture of paths and rural lanes. Download a leaflet and also a gpx file.

Hangers Way
The 21 mile Hangers Way starts at Alton Railway Station and ends at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. The walk has been divided into 8 sections – visit Hangers Way for further information.  

St Swithun’s Way
St Swithun’s Way is a 34 mile long distance footpath, starting in Winchester and ending in Farnham, passing through Alton. It is named after Swithun, a 9th-century Bishop of Winchester, and roughly follows the Winchester to Farnham stretch of the Pilgrims’ Way. For the history behind the walk and maps please visit St Swithun’s Way which will provide a map and an interactive link to google maps to show you the route.
The Shipwrights Way
The Shipwrights Way is close to Alton, and starts at Bentley Railway Station at Alice Holt Country Park and continues for 50 miles to Portsmouth finishing at the historic Dockyard, please visit Shipwrights Way

Gilbert White’s Selborne
A walk through the glorious beech hangers and tranquil meadows that so inspired the eminent naturalist Gilbert White.

The Watercress Line

There are a number of walks to take from stations long the line, which runs from Alton to Alresford. From Alresford station walkers can enjoy the Millenium Trail, around the picturesque Georgian town of Alresford, or the longer Watercress Way. At Medstead walkers take a return walk from the station into Alton, also encompassing Chawton village and Jane Austen’s house. Or from Alton you can follow the Jane Austen trail including a number of places Jane would have frequented including Chawton village.

For other ideas please visit Fancy Free Walks.