Grid reference at start: SU326789
Time: 3 to 3.5 hours
Parking: Car parks in the centre of Lambourn
BERKSHIRE WALKING AND SAFETY
walk starts in Lambourn, so you need to park one car at the finish
in Hungerford, there are several long-stay car parks in the centre.
is where the walk begins, you can see the church tower across
the other car in Lambourn, in one of the free car parks off the
High Street, and walk to St Michael and All Angels Church.
here, walk back down the High Street, past The George Pub on the
the road for approximately 300 yards.
after you walk past a left turning to Edwards Hill,
you'll see a house on the left.
the house is a footpath, turn left up the footpath.
footpath is on a slight incline and is a bit stoney underfoot.
footpath ends, continue on a tarmac road, past Lambourn C of E School
on the left.
views of Lambourn village behind and to the left.
of The George on the left, down the High Street
on the byway, past Meridian stables onto White Shute Track.
to follow the byway when it is crossed by a footpath and becomes
Stoney Lane Track.
to follow the byway until it is crossed by another track at a thatched
the track ahead keeping the cottage on your left.
byway can get boggy here after bad weather.
Burgess Farm on the left, to meet the B4001 Roman Road.
left onto the Roman Road. This is a busy
road so keep to the verge.
the staggered junction, turn right.
of opportunities for taking good photos here
road has signs on it saying Inholmes, and you will also see a footpath
the M4 motorway over the bridge.
you reach the entrance gate for Inholmes House only, go to the left
of the gateway and follow the footpath.
the path with trees on the left and a field on the right.
the end of the field, bear slightly left through the woods.
was quite overgrown when BBC Berkshire walked this stretch in August
2002, but passable.
the end of the wooded stretch, follow the footpath left into the
field with the field on the right.
straight on, with woodland to your right.
Gallows Down and Walbury Hill to the right, follow path straight
you meet the road, turn right.
you meet the junction at Haywards
Bottom, turn left.
may see the odd tractor but that's about it as far as traffic
200 yards turn right, signposted to New Hayward and Leverton.
of Hungerford to the left.
the crossroads follow road to Eddington and Hungerford.
a house on the right with wooden shutters, and wood cladding, painted
after the house, turn right down a narrow path.
approximately 50 yards, go straight down a footpath between two houses
(coming off the road) and crossing a wooden footbridge.
this old Mill on the right
the path with a stream on the left and the River Kennet on the
reach the road bridge, turn right up onto the bridge, and walk over
the road sign to Marlborough, Salisbury and Swindon.
alongside the Texaco petrol station on the left.
past the Lamb Inn on the left.
left at the mini roundabout by The Bear at Hungerford, following
the road sign to Town Centre.
see this picturesque bridge as you come into Hungerford
the John O'Gaunt Inn on the left.
over the bridge across the Kennet & Avon Canal into the town.
after crossing the bridge, turn left and go back on yourself, underneath
a wrought iron footbridge to a private house, to join the towpath
on the canal.
onto the towpath.
you reach a footbridge across the canal, turn right, off the towpath
and towards the station.
completed Part One of the Berkshire Way
Way Part Two