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Hannington from Kingsclere
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Photo from the walk - Hannington from Kingsclere

Region - North Wessex Downs

County/Area - Hampshire

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy

A delightful walk over the North Wessex Downs, the highest part of Hampshire. The rolling hills' gentle undulations belie their altitude, but still afford some wonderful views. The TV mast at Hannington is hardly ever out of sight and provides a useful reference point. The delightful village of Hannington with its flint-walled church may be explored at leisure.


 

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