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Walk on the South Downs from Beacon Hill

National Trails
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Walk a stretch of the stunning South Downs Way from Beacon Hill. The South Downs way is an ancient trail running 160km from Winchester to Eastbourne. It can be attempted in one go, or in stages, or you can simply enjoy the scenery on a short circular or 'there-and back' walk. From Beacon Hill head west towards Cheesefoot Head and Winchester or East towards the Meon Valley.

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General Information
Free entry

Free public use.

Suitable for dogs

Dogs welcome.

No refreshments on site.

No refreshments on site

No toilets available

No toilets on site

Camping

Camp nearby at Dubs South Campout

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Beacon Hill Circular

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

10 kms

3 hrs

A long circular taking in the Hilltop and Exton on the SDW and Wayfarers Walk

The full South Downs Way

Advanced only

Advanced only

160 kms

45 hrs

The full route from Winchester to Eastbourne - best taken in stages...

Beacon Hill and Exton Loop

All abilities

All abilities

4.5 kms

1.5 hrs

A moderate loop taking in the Hilltop and Exton

Beacons Hill and Old Winchester Hill

Intermediates and above

Intermediates and above

10.8 kms

3.1 hrs

A there and back route along the SDW between Beacon's Hill and Old Winchester

Beacon Hill Short Loop

All abilities

All abilities

2.3 kms

40 mins

An easy loop for kids, taking in the Hilltop.
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South Downs Way, Southampton SO32 3LG, UK

Free parking

Small free basic car park.

Not easily accessible by public transport.

Not easily accessible by public transport.



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