Horsebridge - King Somborne Amblephoto
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Horsebridge - King Somborne Amble

Stockbridge, King's Somborne

Type of walk

Hilly, Flat

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, On Lead Areas, Water On Route, Refreshments Available

About this walk

A fairly gentle 3.8 mile walk with one hill. This takes us along the Test Way, across the river valley to a good paddling spot and then back through the village of King Somborne. There are two pubs on route and a further one with a small deviation. All dog friendly.

Nelly (dog) enjoys the first three quarters off the lead and loves the river paddle, collecting many stones from the river bed. The last part goes through people's gardens and requires some on lead care.

More info

The author provided the following links to more information

Nelly's Hampshire Walks Visit

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Comments (6)

  • Location/Postcode takes you to houses that’s no where near where this is supposed to be. Once we found the pub on our sat nav and parked opposite we found the directions on ‘Nelly’s Walks’ page to be confusing and ended up somewhere completely random!
  • NickH profile

    3 years ago

    Regrettably, the last comment is right, the point on the map is located at Houghton instead of Horsebridge. Although this has access to the route, it is half way along, making the instructions very difficult to follow. The correct map position for the start is Link → From the car park, go to the left of the old station and pick up the Test Way path heading north towards Stockbridge.
  • walkiees profile

    3 years ago

    Thanks for the feedback & updates. I've updated the map location to the corrected start position.
  • Marytrish profile

    2 years ago

    Lovely walk Bonnie was happy running off lead. We found the pub and parked opposite but ended up walking to Stockbridge and back. As not paying attention and missed the turning for king Sombourne. Will definitely be going back. Lovely afternoon Thank you Mary Tricia

  • walkieswillow profile

    2 years ago

    One of my favourite places
  • JonnyPileckis profile

    2 years ago

    Great walk. Although watch out for the first turn off. Says private road so I kept walking and nearly ended up in stockbridge.
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How to get there


Test Way Car Park, Stockbridge, UK View on Google

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///unrated.thorax.inferior View on w3w

Location details

Park in Horsebridge, north of Romsey, opposite the pub.

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