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St Catherine's Hill

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historic and beautifully positioned

reconnected to Winchester's water meadows since the M3 replaced the old dual carriageway that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
Best views ever

I love walking my dogs here. The views along with the sunsets and sunrises are beautiful. It is a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk”(12 reviews)
“water meadows”(11 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hillside Garnier Road, Winchester SO23 9PA, England
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All reviews lovely walk water meadows worth the climb old railway walk along the river dog walking popular with dog walkers breathtaking views enjoyable walk iron age hill fort starting point free car park winchester city peaceful place maze path itchen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

reconnected to Winchester's water meadows since the M3 replaced the old dual carriageway that divided it - it is a splendid climb either on the eastern slope from the car park or from the southern steps

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marcus186300
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I love walking my dogs here. The views along with the sunsets and sunrises are beautiful. It is a peaceful place to enjoy a picnic with the kids or just watch the world go by

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sharriems
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Accessible cycle ways and paths make this a great place for all to visit. Walk along the river or up the hill for more of a challenge. Beautiful views of the river and the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rachelbadger
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It's a lovely walk up the hill through a landscape that attracts butterflies and also goes through woodland. The view from the top is over Winchester from one side and Twyford Down the other. Fantastic panorama. Great for a picnic. You can go up and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stella S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

It is a bit of a trek to get up the hill but once you're at the top you get a full view over Winchester city

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Caitlin E
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Quite a steep ascent, but beautiful views from the top, nice and peaceful and a maze at the top for the kids to have a go at!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Katie D
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A challenging climb up St. Catherine's hill, up the 200 odd wooden steps is an exercise its worth for the veiws over Winchester.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I visited St Catherines Hill early evening in May 2018. My objective was to walk along the Itchen river stretch below before taking the ascent to the very top. It was all very peaceful and I managed to park on the road nearby, although there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PhilW2049
Reviewed 26 March 2018

As part of a long walk beside the Itchen and the old railway, we decided to climb the Hill for the view. 333 steps up but quite shallow so not hard on the knees. Impressive views from the top plus a old maze

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank InezB
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Well, its the local iron age hill fort (one of them), with water meadows at the bottom in a chalk stream and a river walk between winchester and southampton, with st cross nearby. what more do you want?

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PeteT334
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22 November 2018|
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Response from Marcus186300 | Reviewed this property |
no, as long as they dont bother other creatures, let them run free!