GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

South Harting Walks

5 miles (8.5 km)

This West Sussex village is located to the south east of Petersfieldin the Chichester districtof the county.
This circular walk from the village visits one of the local walking highlights at Harting Down. The chalk downland nature reserve is run by the National Trust. There's a wide variety of flora and fauna with some excellent views over the South Downs from the high points. Part of the walk uses The South Downs Way National Trail which can be picked up just to the south of the village.
The village also lies close to Uppark. Here you'll find a fine 17th century Georgian House surrounded by lovely gardens with views of the English Channel.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around South Harting. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.


GU31 5QB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

South Harting OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

South Harting Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near South Harting

  • Harting Down - This large area of chalk downland on the South Downs is managed by the National Trust.
  • Queen Elizabeth Country Park - Explore 2000 acres of open access woodland and downland in the South Downs on this circular walk or cycle in Hampshire
  • Iping Common and Stedham Common - Follow the heathland trails across these two pretty commons on this walk in Midhurst in Sussex
  • Uppark - This walk visits the National Trust's Uppark House in South Harting West Sussex.
  • Clanfield - This Hampshire based village is in a great spot for exploring the countryside of the South Downs.
  • Petersfield Lake and Heath - Enjoy a gentle stroll around Petersfield Lake and heath on this easy walk in 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
  • Serpent Trail - This walk runs from Haslemere to Petersfield through the beautiful Sussex greensand hills
  • Butser Hill - Climb to the highest point on theSouth Downs on this walk near Petersfield.
    There's a good sized car park off Limekiln Lane just to the west of the hill
  • Selborne Common - This circular walk visits Selborne Common and Selborne Hill, one of the highest points in the county ofHampshire
  • Noar Hill - This circular walk climbs to the Noar Hill Nature Reserve from the village of Selborne, in the Hampshire Downs
  • Buriton - Buriton is a very pretty quintessential English village located in East Hampshire, two miles south of Petersfield


The White Hart has a fine interior with original oak beams plus open fireplaces and polished wood or stone-flag floors. They also have a garden and a car parking area. You can find them at postcode GU31 5QB.


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Looking into the village from the church

St Mary and St Gabriel, Harting, from outside gate

The Parish Church of St Mary & St Gabriel Harting (wording on sign by gate), in the village of South Harting. The tall World War I memorial inside the gate is by Eric Gill.

The South Downs Way entering the Harting Down Nature Reserve - - 2415621

The South Downs Way entering the Harting Down Nature Reserve

Tower Hill near South Harting - - 1214783

The Vandalian Tower Ruins on Tower Hill. Ruins and viewpoint east of the house.It stands in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, yet its roots lie in America. The historical folly dates back to the 18th century. It was constructed to commemorate the British colony of Vandalia, a colony that eventually disappeared as the American colonies evolved. The Vandalian Tower is situated on the summit of Tower Hill and serves as a fascinating relic of the past. This folly, with its unique design and historical significance, adds a distinctive charm to the landscape.

The White Hart Inn, South Harting - - 2969268

The White Hart Inn, South Harting

Uppark house and grounds, 1987 - - 2068472

Uppark house and grounds


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