GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Walk around Hartley Wintney

10 miles (16 km)

This walk from Hartley Witney explores the area to the south of the village. You'll visit some of the highlights of the area including the Basingstoke Canal and Dogmersfield Park.
The walk starts in the village and heads south through the centre of the settlement. Eventually you come out into the countryside where you can pick up the Three Castles Path and follow the waymarked footpath south. It will take you past Taplin's Farm, Cranford's Farm and Blacklands Copse to the canal. Here you can follow the towpath towards Sandy Hill Bridge where you turn east to enter Dogmersfield Park. There's a nice waterside path to follow a waterside footpath along the Tundry Pond before rejoining the canal to make a pleasant circular loop in the park.
After passing Barley Mow Bridge you pick up the Three Castles Path again and follow it north back into Hartley Witney.

Hartley Wintney OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hartley Wintney Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

Head to the Waggon & Horses for some refreshment after your walk. The pub has a very good menu and a nice garden area out back for warmer days. The interior has bags of chatacter and a cosy fire for winter days. You can easily find it in the village on the High Streetat a postcode of RG27 8NY for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The route is a nice place for dog walkers and there are also miles of woodland trails in Warren Heath, to the north of the village. The Waggon & Horses pub mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking in the area head to the picturesque West Green House or visit the nearby village of Odiham on the Odiham Castle and Canal Walk. To the east of the town there's some nice woodland trails on Yateley Heath Wood and a waterside stroll around the pretty Fleet Pond in the town of Fleet.

Photos

Hartley Wintney - geograph.org.uk - 307

Looking southwest along the main A30 road in Hartley Wintney.

The Green - Hartley Wintney - geograph.org.uk - 621885

The Green in Hartley Wintney.

Barley Mow Bridge, Basingstoke Canal - geograph.org.uk - 788773

Barley Mow Bridge, Basingstoke Canal

Tundry Pond - geograph.org.uk - 546470

Tundry Pond. A large pond in Dogmersfield Park. Up ahead you can see the more northerly of two bridges on either side of an island.

GPS Files

GPX File

Hartley Witney.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Hartley Witney.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)