Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester

The start of The South Downs Way


Route outline for walk ha111:

Winchester  -  Tun Bridge  -  The Itchen Way  -  Itchen Navigation  -  St Catherine's Hill  -  Pilgrims' Trail  -  Twyford Down  -  Morestead Down  -  Hydes Cottages  -  Fawley Down  -  The Allan King's Way  -  Cheesefoot Head Car Park  -  Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)  -  The South Downs Way  -  The Pilgrim's Way  -  Telegraph Hill  -  Little Golders  -  Chilcomb  -  Highcliffe  -  The Soke  -  City Mill  -  Wharf Bridge  -  Tun Bridge  -  Winchester




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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Mountains
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
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0
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Outlying Fells
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0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) at 176m (577ft). Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) is known as an English Bridget. The natural amphitheatre on Cheesefoot Hill (also know as Matterley Bowl) was used by General Eisenhower to address US troops prior to The WW2 D-Day Landings & various boxing matches (including a Joe Louis bout). More recently it has been a regular site for the appearance of crop circles!

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Allan King's Way, a 68km (42 miles) linear footpath connecting Porchester in Hampshire, with Winchester in Hampshire, England. The Allan King's Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Allan King's Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Itchen Way, a 50km (31 miles) linear footpath connecting Sholing Station, Southampton in Hampshire, with Hinton Ampner in Hampshire, England. The Itchen Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Itchen Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Pilgrim's Way, a 214km (133 miles) linear footpath connecting Winchester in Hampshire, with Canterbury in Kent, England. The Pilgrim's Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pilgrim's Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The South Downs Way, a 162km (101 miles) linear footpath connecting Eastbourne (Holywell) in East Sussex, England with Winchester in Hampshire, England. The South Downs Way is waymarked by a National Trail acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The South Downs Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL32
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 185
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester

In no particular order . . .

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The Itchen Navigation near Winchester

The Itchen Navigation near Winchester

Photo: Peter Nocholson (25)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The wooded summit of St Catherine's Hill

The wooded summit of St Catherine's Hill

Photo: Peter Nocholson (2)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The view from  St Catherine's Hill

The view from St Catherine's Hill

Photo: Peter Nocholson (3)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The Itchen Navigation

The Itchen Navigation

Photo: Peter Nocholson (1)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Woodland on Morestead Down

Woodland on Morestead Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (8)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Fawley Lane (Track) on Fawley Down

Fawley Lane (Track) on Fawley Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (10)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) summit trig point

Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) summit trig point

Photo: Peter Nocholson (13)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The South Downs Way near Chilcomb

The South Downs Way near Chilcomb

Photo: Peter Nocholson (20)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Deacon Hill from Telegraph Hill

Deacon Hill from Telegraph Hill

Photo: Peter Nocholson (19)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Twyford Down

Twyford Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (5)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - On the South Downs Way near Chilcomb

On the South Downs Way near Chilcomb

Photo: Steve Richardson (5)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Twyford Down

Twyford Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (6)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Panoramic view of Fawley Down from Telegraph Hill

Panoramic view of Fawley Down from Telegraph Hill

Photo: Peter Nocholson (18)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - On the Pilgrims' Trail up Twyford Down

On the Pilgrims' Trail up Twyford Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (4)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

On The South Downs Way - One mile from the end nr Winchester

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (14)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The Itchen Navigation near Winchester

The Itchen Navigation near Winchester

Photo: Peter Nocholson (23)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Fawley Down

Fawley Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (11)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The Itchen Navigation in Winchester

The Itchen Navigation in Winchester

Photo: Peter Nocholson (21)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - The Itchen Navigation near Winchester

The Itchen Navigation near Winchester

Photo: Peter Nocholson (24)

Walk ha111 Cheesefoot Down from Winchester - Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (12)


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