Walks Programme


There are 3 walking groups

The programme of walks for each group is shown below

You are advised to check the latest details with the walk leader the previous day


If you spot a problem, such as a blocked path, dodgy stile or broken finger post, report it on line to www.hants.gov.uk/rh/row/problem-report.html



All Day Walkers 1
Sue Greenaway
contact details

The Group’s walks are about 5 miles in length, and take place once a month in the morning. In addition, shorter evening walks take place in the months April to September. All walkers (who must be U3A members) are welcome. Please let the leaders know by the previous day if you intend to join the walk, and to confirm the details.

Details of future walks April - June

All Day Walkers 2 - The Retreads
Don Fox
contact details

We welcome new members on all our walks. All-day walks are typically 8 – 10 miles and half-day walks about half that distance. No need to book – just turn up at the advertised starting place – but we do start on time.

Details of future walks April - May

You can read about Retreads Isle of Wight holiday


All Day Walkers 3
Chris Sharratt
contact details

Please let the leader know by the previous day if you intend to join the walk.

Details of future walks April - June


Health Walks
Health Walks are available as an alternative walking option. They are free and start from various locations and have lengths and speeds for all abilities. Their leaders include four members of All Day Walkers 3: Derek Blundell, Jan Howell and Dale Greenwood in Winchester and Nick Waring in Overton. For full details visit https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/winchester-health-walks Or telephone Victoria Jones on 07980-732124 or Chloe Davanna on 01962-848493.



Thursday April 11th – 10.00am
Leaders: Clive & Jackie Boot contact details

Wednesay April 25th – 5.00pm
Leader: Gwen Rigby contact details

Wednesay April 29th – date for planning meeting

Thursday May 9th – 10.00am
Leaders: Geoff and Jo Morgan contact details

Tuesday May 14th – 5.00pm
Leader: Sue Greenway contact details

Thursday June 6th – 10.00am
Leader: Elva Tallack and Jean Smith contact details

Wednesday June 26th – 5.00pm
Leader: Gwen Rigby contact details

Sue Greenaway




Monday 25th March

New Alresford – Abbotstone Circular walk. 5.8 miles

Start point for 25th March walk is the bus stop opposite the Swan Hotel Alresford (SU 587 327). For those travelling from Winchester it is proposed to catch the number 64 bus leaving Winchester Bus Station at 9.50am, arriving Alresford 10.10am. For those travelling by car, park in Alresford and be at the bus stop opposite the Swan Hotel at 10.10am and await the arrival of the bus from Winchester. A circular walk through Old Alresford and Abbotstone approx 5.8miles with lunch at the Horse and Groom at the top of Broad Street Alresford. No stiles and minimal gradients. Return bus times to Winchester are 17 and 47 mins past the hour from the Coop.

Leader: Phil Remington contact details

Friday 5th April 2019 All-day

A 10 ½ mile circular walk from Selborne to Hawkley and return. Significant gradients, magnificent views, 14 stiles. Lunch at the Hawkley Inn. Meet at the car park behind the Selborne Arms (SU335742, GU343JR) at 9.30am.

Leader: Leaders Don Fox and Sally Giles contact details

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 Half-day.

A 5-mile circuit of Farley Mount Country Park. Meet at Farley Mount car park (SU293407) at 9.30am. Mild gradients, one stile. Lunch at The Dolphin, Hursley.

Leader Pat Dowdell contact details

Monday 13th May 2019 All-day

A 7 1/2 - mile circular route from Odiham to Dogmersfield along the Basingstoke Canal and return to Odiham. Meet at Odiham Canal car park (SU748512, RG291DA) at 10.00am. Bring a packed lunch.

Leader: Leaders Anne Bristow and Kate Davies contact details

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Evening.

A 1 ½ to 2 mile Bluebell walk at Mottisfont. Easy conditions. Meet at the car park at Spearywell Wood (SU315277) at 5.00pm. Meal afterwards at The Mill Arms, Dunbridge (please make your choice from the on-line menu before the walk).

Leader Brenda and Tony Venn contact details

Don Fox




Please let the leader know by the previous day if you intend to join the walk.

Tuesday 9th April - All Day Walk

Leader: Bill Convery and Anne Church contact details

Thursday 23rd May Half Day Walk

Leader: Nick Waring and Ann Raison contact details

June: Half Day Walk (date to be arranged)

Leader: Pat Dowdell (01962-882177) and Jilly Williams (01962-732782) contact details

Picture: Walkers Group 3 at Fulling Mill, Abbotts Worthy New Year 2019