Solent Midweek and Berkshire – Highclere Castle

Event Details

  • Start Date Thursday, 25th of April 2024
  • End Date Thursday, 25th of April 2024
  • Start/End Time 10:00 - 15:30
  • Near Newbury
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  • Groups ,
  • Approx Distance 9 Miles
  • TerrainOne steep climb early on to Beacon Hill (optional) but mainly a mixture of paths, roads, railway cuttings and fields

Walking first up Beacon Hill to its Iron Age Hill Fort we gain views of the impressive Highclere Castle (TV Downton Abbey) and vist the grave of Earl Carnarvan (co-discoverer of Tutankhamun Tomb) before walking to Burghclere for a picnic stop and an opportunity to visit Sandham Memorial Chapel to view the Stanley Spencer paintings (£9 or NT Free)

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