Family Friendly Walks in Alton and BordonPublished:
Family Friendly walks in Alton and Bordon
Are you heading out for a family walk in the Alton and Bordon area? We have rounded up some of the best routes and places to walk, toddle, wander or explore in Alton, Bordon and beyond.
Kingsley Farm Trail
This is a short family friendly trail, from Hampshire County Council, starting at Country Market in Bordon. It is a 2 mile circular walk with farm views and through some woodland - find more details here.
Hogmoor Inclosure in Bordon has trails within woodland which are ideal for exploring with children. There are fun sculptures and children friendly points of interest around the circular routes. Find out more about Hogmoor Inclosure here.
Bordon Inclosure is part of the Deadwater Valley Trust, who have created six different walking routes named after different local birds. You can walk individual sections or join them together for a full loop. There are lots of areas for children to explore and play along the way. Find out more about Bordon Inclosure here.
The Wey Walk
This is a delightful walk through historic Alton and along the River Wey. It comes from Alton Town Council and Walk Alton. Find more information of starting points and sights along the way here.
Jane Austin Circular Walk
This 4 mile circular walk from 'Visit Hampshire' takes you walking in Jane Austin's footsteps. Find more details here. This walk is suitable for bigger kids and their grown-ups.
The Flood Meadows, Alton
The Flood Meadows in Alton are the perfect spot for paddling, exploring and strolling. They are close to Alton Town Centre so there are lots of ammenites to hand. For more details of how to get there and a walking route click here.
Chawton Park Woods
The Chawton Park Woods are just beyond the village of Chawton and within the South Downs National Park. There is a compact gravel track leading from the car park through the managed wood. There are also other trails which lead off the main path for explorers. Find more details here.
Hampshire beyond Alton
Meon Valley Trail
The Meon Valley Trail takes you along a trail which was once a railway line running from Fareham to Alton. The trail runs for 11 miles. There are no stiles so it is great for cycling as well as walking. The path is mostly flat and wide so great for pushchairs. Find more details here.
Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Queen Elizabeth Country Park in the Petersfield area has lots of space for exploring and a family friendly walk. Find out more information about visiting the park here. There are a variety of walks suitable for families.
'The Dragon of Butser Hill' Story Walk
Hampshire County Council have a story walk available at Butser Hill Nature Reserve - find out the details of 'The Dragon of Butser HIll' story walk here. Let the kids be lead around this scenic walk whilst hearing all about the Dragon!