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Great place to walk, bike or like is, scoot

Found out about the viaduct and cycle path from a leaflet in Winchester. Have been on similar... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
NHDG
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Alton, United Kingdom
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Viaduct way walk

We picked up a leaflet from the tourist information, for a walk to the Hockley Viaduct along the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
mandy r
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Poole, United Kingdom
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8 Sep 2018
“Great place to walk, bike or like is, scoot”
6 Dec 2016
“Long never ending walk, very average bridge”
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Found out about the viaduct and cycle path from a leaflet in Winchester. Have been on similar, brilliantly reclaimed, railway lines in France so were eager to try this one. Smooth path, lots to see, great to take a picnic with you and fun to...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

After seeing a sign saying viaduct way we decided to go on the walk. It looked as if it wasn't far from town however we were wrong. Our 10 minute stroll ended up being an hour and a half walk to near enough the m3...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Walks in England are some of our unconsidered gems and the Hockley Viaduct Way is no exception. The viaduct itself, once holding a single track rail running as part of the line between Didcot and Southampton, has been fully restored and is now part of...More

1  Thank HampshireJulia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We picked up a leaflet from the tourist information, for a walk to the Hockley Viaduct along the route of the old railway line. The walk is about 2 1/2 miles from the centre of Winchester, and is a well laid, smooth walk, and mostly...More

3  Thank mandy r
Reviewed 24 January 2016

For many years this Viaduct carried the railway over the water meadows, and with the building of the M3 around Winchester was in danger of being lost. Its now been restored and its good to see it is used regularly by walkers and cyclists. The...More

1  Thank Howlo
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The Hockley Viaduct was originally called the Shawford Viaduct and, now safely restored, it forms a part of the National Cycle Route 23, between Reading and the Isle of Wight. We just love walking back and forth across the top of it, enjoying the great...More

1  Thank WalkerTravelGroup
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Since its restoration, this viaduct has been saved for future generations to enjoy. The cycle / footpath runs from Winchester along the old railway track-bed and benefits from scenic views over the water meadows of the River Itchen. There are many options to enjoy circular...More

1  Thank CotswoldsMidge
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