Welcome to The Watercress Way

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The Watercress Way Leaflet

May 16, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have printed a leaflet advertising The Watercress Way.

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A Tremendous Success

May 13, 2017

The Dawn to Dusk Day on Sunday 30 April 2017 was very well supported.

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Botanical Walk, Itchen Valley

May 13, 2017

The clouds had been gathering during the morning and by lunchtime it was raining.

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A Railway History

May 13, 2017

On Sunday 30th April, local historian Peter Clarke gave a talk at Itchen Stoke Church on the railways which used to run along the route of the planned Watercress Way long distance footpath.

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The Dawn Chorus Walk, 4.45am

May 13, 2017

There was a stillness in the air – no light, no sound, no wind, just an expectation as one of nature’s wondrous events was about to begin

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Donate to The Watercress Way.

We will be starting to put up signs on the first sections of the route in 2017 so would be grateful for any donations.  Click here to donate


The Watercress Way became a registered charity on 16 June 2016.

Its aim is:

To promote and encourage for the public benefit the development in the community of, and the provision of, safe routes, paths and facilities for walking, cycling and horse riding, based on the original routes of the disused railway lines between Sutton Scotney and Alresford via Kings Worthy in Hampshire and known as The Watercress Way, and to undertake and carry on projects and activities of a charitable nature which will assist in promoting recreation and the protection of the environment.

The Strategic Plan 2015 - 2018 is available as a PDF


The proposed Watercress Way
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