Dog walk

Twyford / Shawford Water Meadows


Type of walk


What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Animals On Route, Picnic Areas, Water On Route, Refreshments Available

About this walk

This beautiful stretch of the Itchen Navigation is home to lovely water meadows, you can park at the Bridge pub, or along the road and walk from here to St Catherines Hill or even Winchester Town centre. The river is home to many protected species and has recently had improvements made to the river side paths, including entrances to the shallower parts of water for dogs. You can walk along the main path or follow the winding streams as they flow through the fields. A nice route is to park at the Bridge public house, walking along the river to St Catherine's hill, and then back to enjoy a pint or cup of tea with the friendly staff.

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Comments (2)

  • Jo4567 profile

    6 months ago

    Lots of safe areas for the dog to have a dip
  • A little overgrown (August 2020), lovely path runs along the stream which is perfect for paddling doggies!
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How to get there


Bowes Missionary Hall, Station Terrace, Shawford, Winchester SO21 2BN, UK View on Google

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Location details

Itchen Navigation

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