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Horton A Loop To Chalbury Hill SU034072

Uploaded by rachiesutton on Mar 23, 2012
Region: United Kingdom

Route type: Other
Total climb: 314.96 ft
Distance: 6.48km, 4.03 miles.   (24)

About trip

From the lay-by walk into Horton and turn left, signed 'Chaldbury Common'. Go past the church and take the path to the right. Cross a stile and go straight on. Cross two stiles and bear right, around the field. At a junction of tracks by a gateway, bear left across the field towards woods. Cross a stile and bear right to a metal gate. Go through and walk up by the woods. Bear right through a gate and head diagonally up the field. Go through a gate below Oxleaze House and up the lane into Chalbury. At the road turn left, passing Chalbury Hill House. Take the footpath on the right to the church. Leave via the kissing gate and stile opposite the church door, then bear right down the hill. Cross a stile and bear left down the path. Soon cross a footbridge, then cross another stile and follow the path diagonally across the field. Cross a stile and walk between fences. The path descends to a track. Turn right and soon left over one more stile, then descend some steps to reach the road. Turn right and go into Hinton Martell. Turn left by the fountain down a lane. When the path rises turn left up a track through woods. Cross a stile and keep straight on, up the field-edge. Cross a double stile and keep straight on. Bear right at the top corner and follow the field-edge to a stile. Walk up to the road, turn left and immediately right down a track. Follow this left and downhill. At the end keep straight ahead on the path and fork right to enter Holt Wood National Nature Reserve. After a short distance fork left and keep left along the edge of the wood. At a cross-track turn left - the grassy track meets a gravel road. Follow this between houses to a road. Cross and go up the private road ahead. Continue through a gate, then go on, up to Linen Hill Farm. Pass the buildings on your left and cross a stile into a field. Walk straight up to cross a stile into a green lane by Horton Tower. Walk down the hill back to Horton and the car.

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