Welcome to The Watercress Way


Please keep exercising during lockdown by walking on The Watercress Way. A link to our list of circular walks is below.

Our guided walks are suspended until the new year. Sign up as a Friend of the Line or on our Facebook page to receive updates.

Walking, Cycling, Riding

There are whole trail guides for both directions plus shorter walks for those who do not want to do the whole 26 miles! Please have a look

Amazon Smile and Give As You Live

You can donate to The Watercress Way when doing your internet shopping. Please nominate us as your charity of choice through the Amazon Smile and Give As You Live links.

Are you an Ecologist?

We are looking for expert help in mapping and managing the range of habitats along the route.

If you are interested in offering voluntary help or even better, becoming a trustee.

Please read the details and contact us.

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

Walkers At Worthy Down Halt
Dawn Chorus Walk April 2019 Bridgets Lane

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 2020 is available as a PDF

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Give as you Live is the free and easy way to raise free funds for The Watercress Way, simply by shopping online.

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The proposed Watercress Way    © Crown copyright and/or database right 2016  OS 100058130

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