Estate and Parkland

Hinton Ampner Estate walks

Discover towering beech avenues © Louise Washington

Discover towering beech avenues

Pick up a map at Visitor reception or download a copy here and let the adventures begin. Discover ancient woodland that is home to rare native flora and fauna, like the barbastrelle bat. Explore beech avenues that stretch as far as the eye can see and endless views over the South Downs.

An ancient oak dating back to Tudor times © National Trust/Louise Washington

An ancient oak dating back to Tudor times

Ancient tree walk

If only trees could talk, imagine the secrets these could tell. Some of our magnificent ancient trees have been here for 600 years, through Civil War battles, war time evacuees, and ghostly hauntings.  Download a copy of the ancient tree walk or pick one up at Visitor reception.

Battle of Cheriton

The Battle of Cheriton commemorated

Discover when you visit how the Roundheads set up camp in our parkland during the Battle of Cheriton, 1644, a pivotal battle in the English Civil War. The entire battle could be seen from old Hinton Ampner House.

Woodland events

Our woodlands are not just for walking, there will be lots of fun events happening as well. Try your hand at den building, tree climbing or relax on our woodland sofas.

Dog walking

Dogs are welcome in our parkland all year round. Pick up a map showing all our dog friendly zones from Visitor reception. Please help us by keeping your dogs on leads and picking up after them.