Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead

Shorter South Downs walk to good views


Route outline for walk ha153:

Morestead  -  Old Copse Down  -  Old Down Wood  -  Old Down Plantation  -  Longwood Warren  -  The Allan King's Way  -  Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)  -  Fawley Down  -  Morestead Down  -  Morestead




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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0
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Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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.

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 ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead

In no particular order . . .

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) summit trig point

Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) summit trig point

Photo: Peter Nocholson (13)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Fawley Down

Fawley Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (11)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - The view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

The view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (14)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Morestead Down

Morestead Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (9)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Woodland on Morestead Down

Woodland on Morestead Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (8)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (12)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Panoramic view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Panoramic view from Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl)

Photo: Peter Nocholson (15)

Walk ha153 Cheesefoot Head (Matterley Bowl) from Morestead - Fawley Lane (Track) on Fawley Down

Fawley Lane (Track) on Fawley Down

Photo: Peter Nocholson (10)


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