Win Green & Tollard Royal

A Donhead St. Mary walk posted on 04/02/19 by heavy_pete. Update : 08/03/19

A walk from Wiltshire's highest point and through the villages of Tollard Royal and Berwick St James

Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 5h00[?]
Distance Distance : 15.19km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 266m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 263m
Highest point Highest point : 275m
Lowest point Lowest point : 114m
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Donhead St. Mary
Starting point Starting point : N 50.983504° / W 2.111846°
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Description

Access : Park at car park at head of rough track. Head through gate at top of car park, sign-posted Wessex Way.

(1) Path enters private woodland and is well sign-posted through private estate.
(2) Where path splits, follow sign-post for Tollard Royal.
(3) On reaching Tollard Royal, immediately take sharp left and double-back on well-defined track, sign-posted Win Green.
(4) On reaching main road, there is the option to continue following track back to carpark for a shorter walk. For longer walk leave track onto road.
(5) Cross road and pick-up bridleway on RHS. Follow this downhill into Berwick St James.
(6) On reaching the village, turn left and follow road through village, passing church & pub on left.
(7) Turn to the right
(8) On leaving the village, take first bridleway on right after house, following uphill track.
(9) Turn right, where track meets Ox Drove.
(10) Follow Ox Drove, then road to rejoin the track to the car park.
(11) Look for gate on left leading to Win Green summit & trig point.

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0
1 : km 0.88 - alt. km 0.88
2 : km 2.85 - alt. km 2.85
3 : km 4.03 - alt. km 4.03
4 : km 6.96 - alt. km 6.96
5 : km 7.12 - alt. km 7.12
6 : km 8.49 - alt. km 8.49
7 : km 8.71 - alt. km 8.71
8 : km 9.86 - alt. km 9.86
9 : km 11.65 - alt. km 11.65
10 : km 13.39 - alt. km 13.39
11 : km 14.55 - alt. km 14.55
D/A : km 15.19 - alt. km 15.19

Useful Information

Bridleways can be muddy after rain/snow.

Hikideas and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

Great views from Win Green

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