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. There's nice footpaths here and varierty of flora and fauna to see. The village is also notable for its links with the world-famous naturalist, Revd. Gilbert White, who was a pioneer of birdwatching. White is recognised as being the first ecologist or environmentalist.
From Selborne you continue to Noar Hill and the attractive market town of Petersfield before finishing at Queen Elizabeth Country Park.
Scenery includes the beautiful woodland and grassland of the Hampshire countryside, while passing a series of steep-sided hills called the Hampshire Hangers, from which the path takes its name.
See the Hampshire CC website for more information on walks in the area.
Hangers Way Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Hangers Way Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Hangers Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Hangers Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
In Petersfield you can stop for refreshments at The Old Drum on Chapel St at postcode GU32 3DP. The contemporary country pub is located in the centre of Petersfield and has a lovely beer garden. Built in the 18th Century, it is the oldest in the area and has been beautifully restored to keep its character and charm.
At the other end of the trail there's The George in Alton to consider. The pub has a lovely beer garden to sit out in if the weather is fine. You can find it on Butts Road at a postcode of GU34 1LH for your sat navs.
In Buriton you can stop at The Five Bells, a traditional country pub with a lovely rustic outside seating area at the front of the pub and a selection of cosy nooks and crannies to choose from inside. You can find it north of the pond, on the High Street with a postcode of GU31 5RX for your sat navs. The village is also worth exploring with its noteworthy old church and pretty cottages.