Farnham Walker: St Swithin's Way Pt.3


Part 3 of our pilgrimage to Winchester, taking in the route from Alton to Bishop's Sutton

Every Tuesday across the four weeks of Guildford Walkfest we will follow a section of the North Downs Way or St Swithin's Way on our journey from the Cathedral town of Guildford to Winchester  Please feel free to join us on this section and any others you fancy.  There is no requirement to complete all four parts.

A lovely walk along the St Swithin's Way from Alton to the village of Bishop's Sutton.  This part of the walk takes in the villages of Chawton (home of Jane Austen), Four Marks and Ropley.

Time: Start 10.15 promptly please.  We aim to finish around 15.30 at the village of Bishop's Sutton.

Meet: Outside Alton Railway Station, Station Road, Alton GU34 2PZ

Grid Reference for start point: SU 723 396

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Travel Note: Please note that this is a linear walk, we will not be returning to the start.  There are frequent bus and train links back for those who need public transport to return.

Length of walk: 11 miles

General Notes:  Please bring a packed lunch and adequate drinks.  Strong shoes or walking boots are needed as the paths can be muddy and uneven.  Although not too hilly, this is a long walk and participants are expected to have an adequate level of fitness.  In the event of bad weather, adequate wet weather gear is needed.

Well behaved dogs welcome on leads.  Not suitable for children

Book via Farnham Walker at bit.ly/FWBooking

Contact: Farnham Walker on 07496 169224  

Email: guy@farnhamwalker.co.uk

Led by: Farnham Walker. www.FarnhamWalker.com/walks