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Winchester Circular & Christmas Market

Hosted by the Consul of the London Countryside Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 08 Dec 11:00 - 17:00

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Hike through Idyllic Hampshire Countryside

Walk through England's former capital

Along the hike we'll pass:

Jane Austen's House
Winchester Cathedral
The Great Hall
17th Century Hospice
Winchester School & Castle

Visit one of Europe's leading Christmas markets

Join us for a hike that takes us to Winchester Cathedral and also past the Great Hall - the resting place of King Arthur's Round Table.

We then go for a Protected content hike through woodland, across streams and up Catherine's Hill, through fields and another small hill before meandering our way back to the town centre

We will have a short ( Protected content ) stop at The Bridge Inn Pub in Shawford for a toilet break. We will not stop for a long lunch break there. Best to bring sandwiches with you. There are places along the way we can stop to eat our lunch (by one of the streams)

We then end the hike passing a famous 17th century Hospice, Winchester School and Jane Austen's House

You can end the day with a visit to the Christmas market behind the Cathedral and / or do some ice skating and other activities
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Meet at 10.45 am

Leave for the walk at 11.10 am

Length: Approx 10 miles

Walk pace: Brisk

Hike fee: £5

Hike leader: Amit

Parking: Available at Winchester station (But get there early as it will be very busy)