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Local Walks

If your pastime includes strolling through the Great British countryside an immersing yourself in the tranquillity that it has to offer then there is no better place to visit than Scotts Haven Camping and Caravanning. We are situated in a perfect location that enables all campers to explore and experience Hampshire's greatest greenery, forests and tracks.  

Walk 1: The Old railway line to wickham square 

A short walk from Scotts Haven Camping and Caravanning site you may access the peaceful pathway that was once a railway line between Fareham and Alton. 


Now known as the Meon Valley Trail, if you follow the path South for approximately 2 miles you'll find yourself in the picturesque and historical village of Wickham.    

Here you will find a variety of shops, restaurants, pubs and coffee shop to enjoy.

Walk 3: arbuthnot wood

This walk is approximately 1.75 miles and encompasses Newton and the surrounding countryside. Bordering fields and using some roads, this walk can be extended by combining some of the Gully Walk. 

Walk 5: The gully

A 1.5 mile walk that explores the Western side of Newton Common and includes both heathland and woodland. 

Walk 2: Bere forest (west walk) 

West Walk, at 350 hectares is the largest remaining fragment of the former Forest of Bere. This is the perfect wood for a complete day out for all the family. Children equally will enjoy the adventure playgrounds, walking and cycling in the wood. 

There are several picnic areas with benches, walking trails and public toilets on site. 

Walk 4: heathland and herbert

Approximately 1.5 miles, this walk crosses the main heathland area of Newtown Common and then leads through the Herbert Plantation.


A mixed woodland of Oak, Birch and Pine, the Herbert Plantation hosts more than the 35 species of plants associated with ancient woodlands; including common-wood Sorrel, Wild Daffodil, Primrose and Wood Spurge. 

More detail on forests and vegetation available at Scotts Haven Camp Site.  

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