Avon Valley Path

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Coordinates: 51°04′01″N 1°47′53″W / 51.067°N 1.798°W / 51.067; -1.798

Avon Valley Path
Length 34 mi (55 km)
Location South western England
Trailheads Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire
Christchurch Priory, Dorset.
Use Hiking
Avon Valley Path and nearby major roads, towns and villages

The Avon Valley Path is a long-distance path in the English counties of Wiltshire, Hampshire and (for about 2½ miles) Dorset.

The path takes its name from the River Avon. From Salisbury it passes through the towns of Downton, Fordingbridge and Ringwood as well as the villages of Odstock, Nunton, Charlton-All-Saints, Hale, Woodgreen, Turmer, Ibsley, Kingston and Sopley. It ends at Christchurch.[1]

The path is waymarked and can be walked in either direction. The path crosses the Clarendon Way and Castleman Trailway. It passes through the western edge of the New Forest.

This route is shown as a series of coloured diamonds on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 maps.


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