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Clear clear water. You can see the trout.

So clear and fast running water. Just gorgeous and the air around the water is clear and healthy... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Hilary D
Adelaide, Australia
River Walk

Start from Winchester centre and follow the good signage along the river its got some lovely... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Woking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

So clear and fast running water. Just gorgeous and the air around the water is clear and healthy. Lots of places to wander around this beautiful area.

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Start from Winchester centre and follow the good signage along the river its got some lovely features like historical houses, bridges and gardens with well maintain flowers and grass.

1  Thank weeezoo
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Refreshing walk by the river Itchen in Winchester, this is the way we always walk into the city. Beautiful river and spot the trout. Best walk on a warm summers day.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A casual walk in The summer sunshine. Plenty to see along the way including mills and bridges. Interesting historic buildings too.

Thank JP070766
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We started at the city mill and walked along the river past some housing and the college out of town. We went past Wolvesey Palace on the way. It was pretty cold when we went, but the walk was beautiful and made you want to...More

Thank yellowjacket22
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This lovely walk by the river is a delight to the eye and ear. The walk passes through beautifully planted areas, along the ancient wall (including the only visible part of the Roman wall), across from lovely dwellings with gardens that run down to the...More

Thank Ruhu61
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The City's Bridge was once the rivers crossing place and entrance to the city. Follow the Weirs Walk, soon passing the back of Winchester College and its extensive range of playing fields. A further stroll along the river Itchen and you later cross the road...More

Thank peter m
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A great walk on a rare sunny day. The route was quite busy when we started off at Winchester. We will return to complete a longer section of the route on another occasion.

Thank almyridafan
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

For the best route, follow signs to the water meadows and walk along the river to St Cross Hospital, then walk over Five Bridges Road to join up with the Itchen Navigation trail. Much prettier and more peaceful than following the Itchen Navigation route out...More

1  Thank nitere
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Enjoyed a walk along the river Itchen in Winchester , not far down from the tourist office. Even on a cold Dec day was charming and quiet, bit muddy in places . Water looked very clear . Walk over the bridge to water mill.

Thank henlowboy
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