Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head

Lovely South Downs walk


Route outline for walk ha148:

Cheesefoot Head Car Park  -  Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)  -  Fawley Down  -  Hydes Cottages  -  Morestead  -  Old Down Copse  -  Bushy Copse  -  Longwood House  -  Longwood Dead Farm  -  Lane End  -  The South Downs Way  -  Holden Farm  -  Gander Down  -  Temple Valley  -  Cheesefoot Head Car Park




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
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 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 ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head

In no particular order . . .

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (12)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) summit trig point

Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) summit trig point

Photo: Peter Nocholson (13)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - The view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

The view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (14)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - On The South Downs Way - Gander Down nr Winchester

On The South Downs Way - Gander Down nr Winchester

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (13)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - Fawley Lane (Track) on Fawley Down

Fawley Lane (Track) on Fawley Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (10)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - Panoramic view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Panoramic view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (15)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - Fawley Down

Fawley Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (11)

Walk ha148 Lane End and Gander Down from Cheesefoot Head - 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)


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