GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Otterbourne River Walk

7 miles (11.4 km)

This Hampshire based village is located near Winchester and Eastleigh in the Itchen Valley.
This walk takes you along the River Itchen to neighbouring Shawford which lies just to the north. It uses part of the Itchen Way, a waymarked long distance trail runnning through the area.
The walk starts in the village and heads east past Otterbourne Hill and Otterbourne Park Wood. You then meet up with the river near Brambridge House where there is a fine old manor house and a pretty weir on the river. The route then continues north along the river path to the neighbouring village of Shawford. You can extend the walk by continuing north into Winchester where you can visit the historic cathedral and enjoy a climb to the splendid viewpoint at St Catherine's Hill.


S021 2HW - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Otterbourne OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Otterbourne Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Otterbourne


The Otter pub dates back 300 years and sits in a lovely location overlooking the village green. They serve a fine Sunday roast and have a fine garden area to sit out in on warmer days. You can find them at Boyatt Lane with postcode S021 2HW. The pub is also dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.


The Otter, Otterbourne - - 2876402

The Otter, Otterbourne

St Matthew, Otterbourne in Mid May (1) - - 2449261

St Matthew

Bridge south of Otterbourne Pumping Station - - 1462998

Bridge south of Otterbourne Pumping Station

Cranbury Park, Otterbourne - - 1591080

Cranbury Park, Otterbourne. Built in the late 18th century.

River Itchen - - 2719017

River Itchen near Shawford

Little Hessians Copse, Otterbourne - - 795203

Little Hessians Copse, Otterbourne

Weir on River Itchen at Brambridge House - - 63992

Weir on River Itchen at Brambridge House

Brambridge House - - 63994

Brambridge House. Looking W. This house has been converted into flats. At the time of photo the roof is being repaired. Brambridge Garden Centre is located across the road in what used to be the walled kitchen garden of this house. There is an avenue of trees behind the photographer, but the drive between them no longer exists.


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