Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner

Walking trail

This short walk takes you across the Hinton Ampner estate towards the village of Kilmeston before looping back to the entry of our estate.

This walk crosses tenanted, working farmland so please keep dogs on leads at all times. Some of the pathways can be narrow so please consider other path users and adhere to social distancing guidelines. Please take any rubbish home with you so we can keep the countryside beautiful for everyone. There are grazing animals around the estate – please shut any gates that you open and keep four legged friends on leads at all times.


OS map with route marked for Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner, Hampshire


Gated entrance just off the main drive, behind the Church, grid ref: SU597275


The church in our grounds is the starting point for this walk. once there, head right through a small gate and turn right following the red arrows and Wayfarers walk.

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Walk with Hinton's parkland to your right, down the hill to two sets of gates, go through both into the paddock and head on straight on up the hill.

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Just beyond the brow of the hill go through the gate and head across the field to the style at the other end.


Cross the next meadow, keeping to the right of the meadow, then out onto the road, turning left to continue on this walking route or right to explore the village of Kilmiston.

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Follow the road round, bearing left at the fork.


Soon you will come to an avenue of Beech trees. Continue down the road.

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At end of the avenue you will come to a cross-roads with the estate paths, turn left along the track.


Soon you will reach the gate from point 2. Turn right back up the hill to the start with Hinton Ampner parkland and garden on your left-hand side.


Gated entrance just off the main drive, behind the Church, grid ref: SU597275

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Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner


The route takes you across fields, some of which hold life-stock and crops. Half of the route is on country roads so please be aware of any potential vehicles on this part of the route.

Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on leads at all times and under close control to avoid worrying wildlife and livestock.

Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner

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Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner

How to get here

Hinton Ampner, near Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0LA
By train

Winchester 9 miles; Petersfield 10 miles; Alresford (Mid-Hants Railway steam railway, linked via mainline services at Alton) 4 miles. See bus details for transfers to Hinton Ampner.

By road
On A272, 1 mile west of Bramdean village, 8 miles east of Winchester. Leave M3 at exit 9 and follow signs to Petersfield.
SatNav: Use post code SO24 0NH for satnav, this is the postcode for the Hinton arms pub which is 20 metres west from main entrance gates. House post code will direct you to the wrong entrance.
By foot

Arrival on foot to main gates off the A272. Make your way up the main drive way to visitor reception using the gates next to both cattle grids. Arrival from direct access from Wayfarers Way, linked to South Downs way, please report to reception at far end of the main drive on arrival.

By bus

Winchester to Petersfield,via Alresford (passing close to Winchester and Alresford train stations and passing Petersfield train station). Number 67 Velvet bus (No Sunday service) 10 minute walk east bound bus stop, 20 minute walk west bound bus stop.

Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner

Facilities and access

  • Car parking is located at the end of the drive off the A272 and tickets can be booked through main ticket system
  • Toilet facilities are located next to the mansion in the courtyard
  • Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on leads and under close control at all times to avoid worrying wildlife.