Edward Thomas circular walk

East Hampshire

Type:Walking Tour

Steep, Steep near Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 2DF
Edward Thomas circular walk


A 4 mile circular walk with stunning views of the South Downs. The area was the inspiration for poet Edward Thomas. On the route is the memorial stone on Shoulder of Mutton hill, dedicated to Thomas in 1937, the Red House, his home from 1909 to 1913 and Steep Church containing two engraved windows commemorating the centenary of his birth.

For a map of the route visit www.easthants.gov.uk/walking

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the A3 take the Petersfield and Winchester exit, and at the roundabout follow the sign for Petersfield. At the next mini roundabout turn left up Bell Hill. At the Cricketers Pub turn right, following the sign for Steep. There is limited parking in Church Road. The walk starts at Steep Church.

Public Transport Directions

Petersfield is the nearest rail station. Check for buses with Petersfield TIC, 01730 268829.

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