GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Greatham Walks

2 miles (3.8 km)

This Hampshire based village is located just north of the town of Liss in the South Downs.
Local walking highlights include Ludshott Common, Bramshott Common and the expansive Woolmer Forest which lies just to the east of the settlement.
This circular walk explores the countryside to the west of the village. On the way there are views of the River Rother and a visit to the historic Old Church which dates back to the 13th century. Only the chancel remains of the old church but the present church of St. John the Baptist, was built in 1875, and lies just opposite the Old Church.

Postcode

GU33 6AD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Greatham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Greatham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Greatham

  • Liss - This circular walk around the Hampshire village of Liss, uses waymarked trails to explore the surrounding countryside and woodland
  • Ludshott Common - Explore this large area of heathland and woodland on this circular walk in East Hampshire
  • Hangers Way - Travel through Hampshire from Alton to the Queen Elizabeth Country Park along this 21 mile walking path.
    The route passes through the delightful village of Selborne where you can take a detour to visit the lovely Selborne Common
  • Woolmer Forest - This large area of heathlandand woodland has public footpaths to follow from the hamlet of Conford in the north eastern part of the site.
  • Bramshott Common - Explore this large expanse of heathland on this walk near Liphook in Hampshire
  • Haslemere Circular Walk - This fine circular walk takes you around the Surrey town of Haslemere
  • Waggoners Wells - This short circular walk visits the Waggoners Wells beauty spot in East Hampshire
  • Devil's Punch Bowl - This circular walk in the Surrey Hills AONB takes you through Hindhead Common, up Gibbet Hill and to the Devil's Punch Bowl - a large naturalamphitheatreand beauty spot
  • Black Down - Climb to the highest point in the South Downs on this challenging route in Sussex
  • Alice Holt Forest - Explore the peaceful Alice Holt Forest on this pleasant circular route in Farnham
  • Selborne Common - This circular walk visits Selborne Common and Selborne Hill, one of the highest points in the county ofHampshire
  • Hogmoor Inclosure Bordon - This walk visits the Hogmoor Inclosure in Bordon, East Hampshire.
  • New Lipchis Way - This is an exceptionally lovely walking trail that runs from Liphook, in Hampshire, to East Head at the entrance to Chichester Harbour
  • Lurgashall - This Sussex based village is a delightful place for a stroll
  • Liphook - This large Hampshire based village is a great place to start a walk

Pubs/Cafes

Back in the village head to the Greatham Inn for some post walk refreshment. The pub includes nice old features such as exposed brickwork, open fireplaces and wooden beams. They serve good food and have a large garden area with country views. They can be found at postcode GU33 6AD.

Dog Walking

The country trails and the surrounding Woolmer forest are a great place for dog walking. The inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The long distance Shipwrights Way passes the village. You could pick up the trail and follow it north to Woolmer Pond and neighbouring Bordon where you can visit the Hogmoor Inclosure. The area has lots of family activities with woodland walking and cycling paths plus a sculpture trail.

Photos

Road running through Greatham in Hampshire - geograph.org.uk - 2048327

Road running through Greatham

St. John the Baptist Church at Greatham in East Hampshire - geograph.org.uk - 2048321

St. John the Baptist Church at Greatham in East Hampshire

The Greatham Inn, Greatham, Hampshire - geograph.org.uk - 2027385

The Greatham Inn

Path from St John the Baptist, Greatham to Church Lane - geograph.org.uk - 1530960

Path from St John the Baptist, to Church Lane

Culvert Near Greatham - geograph.org.uk - 2948105

Culvert Near Greatham

River Rother Footbridge - geograph.org.uk - 2948098

River Rother Footbridge. West of Greatham

GPS Files

GPX File

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