William Cobbett Literary Walk


A self-guided walk around Hawkley

William Cobbett was born in Farnham, west Surrey. He had a varied and colourful career in the Army, in publishing, politics and farming. He once farmed near Botley, Hampshire, and was a Member of Parliament in his later years. This walk includes places he visited to inspire his works. 

The full route is about 6 miles (4 hours). The first circuit is 4 miles (2.5 hours); the second is 2 miles (1 hour).

Warren Corner is 3.5 miles north-east of Petersfield on the road up Stoner Hill linking with the A32 at Hedge Corner. 

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