GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Tadley Walks - Near and Around

5 miles (8.2 km)

This Hampshire based town is located near to some large areas of woodland and the attractive scenery of the North Downs. The large towns of Newbury and Reading are also close by.
This walk from the town follows the Brenda Parker Way east to visit Pamber Forest and the ancient Roman Fort at Silchester.
The walk starts in the village and heads east to explore Pamber Forest. The expansive area of woodland is a great place for walks and birdwatching.
You continue east to Silchester where you'll find the remains of the fascinating Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum. Here you can enjoy a walk around the Roman Walls which are still visible for much of the circumference.

Tadley OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Tadley Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Tadley

Pubs/Cafes

The Pelican is a good place for some post walk refreshments. They serve traditional Pub Grub and Thai Food which you can enjoy in the large garden area. The historic inn dates back to 1860 and can be found at Silchester Road, Pamber Heath, RG26 3EA.
There's also the Fox & Hounds at Mulfords Hill, RG26 3JG.

Dog Walking

The woodland and heathland areas next to the town are ideal for dog walkers. The Fox & Hounds mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Ashford Hill Nature Reserve is a nice place to continue your walking in the area. The reserve has a number of woodland trails with lots of wildlife to see on the way.
For more walking ideas in the area see the North Downs Walks page.

Photos

Tadley Hill, The Green - geograph.org.uk - 2453919

Tadley Hill, The Green

Footpath in Pamber Forest - geograph.org.uk - 2256094

Footpath in Pamber Forest

Pamber Forest - geograph.org.uk - 63157

Pamber Forest

The Old Stores, Silchester - geograph.org.uk - 942878

The Old Stores, Silchester. House opposite the end of Pamber Road and at the corner of Whistlers Lane and Little London Road - part of Silchester's conservation area.

Roman wall, Calleva Atrebatum - geograph.org.uk - 943556

Roman wall, Calleva Atrebatum. It is possible to walk all the way around the remains of the third century wall which once enclosed Roman Silchester (Calleva Atrebatum). This is looking along the north-western side.

Calleva Atrebatum - geograph.org.uk - 1341417

Calleva Atrebatum

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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