The Estate and Parkland at Hinton Ampner

The ancient avenue of lime trees at Hinton Ampner

Discover ancient oaks and walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers. With over 700 years of history, our parkland is well worth exploring.

Estate walks

Pick up a map at Visitor reception or download a copy below 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.
 
For the more adventurous, there's a 4-mile trail around the Hinton Ampner estate for you to discover and an ancient tree trail in our parkland.
 
A frosty woodland path

Dutton Estate walk at Hinton Ampner

This 4-mile route takes in the best of all seasons, from carpets of bluebells in spring to the most spectacular autumn colours and dramatic winter woodland.

Follow the red way markers for the Stewkeley walk
Walking trail

Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner 

Enjoy a short stroll around our estate and see how well Hinton Ampner fits into the surrounding landscape.

The ancient avenue of lime trees at Hinton Ampner

Ancient tree trail

Our parkland is littered with ancient trees, some with rather quirky characteristics. Find out more by downloading and following this trail.

Civil War musketeers at Corfe Castle
Walking trail

Battle of Cheriton walk 

Walk in the footsteps of the Parliamentarians and Royalist troops in one of the decisive battle of the English Civil War.

Dogs welcome

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.
 

Battle ground

On your visit discover 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.
 

More to explore

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 for real adventurers, join a wildwood camp under the stars.