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View towards the house across the estate at Hinton Ampner, Hampshire
View towards the house across the estate at Hinton Ampner | © National Trust Images/Hugh Mothersole
Hampshire

Stewkeley walk at Hinton Ampner

Enjoy the open spaces on this short walk taking visitors across the Hinton Ampner estate countryside towards the village of Kilmeston before looping back to the entry of the estate in Hampshire. Discover parkland, meadows, wildlife, an avenue of beech trees and Kilmeston's manor house and Norman church.

Keep gates shut

There are grazing animals around the estate, so please shut any gates that you open.

Total steps: 8

Total steps: 8

Start point

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

Step 1

The church in the grounds is the starting point for this walk. From there turn right through a small gate and turn right again following the red arrows and Wayfarers Walk.

Step 2

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 up the hill.

Step 3

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

Step 4

Cross the next meadow, keeping to the right of the meadow, and then out onto the road turning left to continue on this walking route. Alternatively, turn right to explore the village of Kilmeston.

Step 5

Follow the road round and turn left at the fork.

Step 6

You will come to an avenue of beech trees. Continue down the road.

Avenue lined with beech trees at Hinton Ampner, Hampshire
Avenue lined with beech trees at Hinton Ampner | © National Trust Images/Nick Dougan

Step 7

At end of the avenue you will come to a crossroad with the estate paths. Turn left along the track.

Step 8

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

End point

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

Trail map

Stewkley walk at Hinton Ampner trail map
Stewkley walk at Hinton Ampner trail map | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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