Cheriton Battlefield Walk

  • Cheriton Battlefield walk leaflet
  • Cheriton Battlefield walk leaflet

The Hinton Arms

Petersfield Road, Cheriton, Alresford

SO24 0NH


The battle of Cheriton was a major turning point in the English Civil War and resulted in an important Parliamentarian victory that helped shape the future of England. Follow this trail that sets out from the Parliamentarian camp at Hinton Ampner and embark on the walk taken by the troops on 29 March 1644 to the Cheriton Battlefield, tracing the movements of the soldiers who shaped our nation.

Download the trail here: PDF iconCheriton Battlefield Walk

The walk starts from the car park of the Hinton Arms, grid reference SU 5906 2785, 10 kms east of Winchester on the A272. You can leave your car at the pub but please park considerately.
Buses: Stagecoach service 67 Winchester to Petersfield. Nearest stop New Cheriton Crossroads. The full walk is 8¾ kms long, taking 3 – 3½ hours but you can create shorter circular routes using the map overleaf. There are some gentle inclines with surfaces ranging from dirt tracks to tarmac road. Remember to wear appropriate footwear and always follow the Countryside Code.

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