Dawn to Dusk Day: Sunday April 28th 2019

The Watercress Way

Free events for all to enjoy and learn more about the Watercress Way, the marathon length circular trail N.E. of Winchester, following old railway lines & historic ancient droves. Donations welcomed.

Limited places please book at info@thewatercressway.org.uk or on our Facebook events page

Dawn to Dusk Day Events (PDF)

  1. 4.30 am for 4.45am startBirdsong Dawn Chorus walk Couch Green Recreation Ground, Martyr Worthy, S021 1EA. 4 miles, along the Mid-Hants/Watercress Line disused railway track & River Itchen.
  2. 10.00 am-3.00pm: 26 mls circular cycle ride on and off- road following the trail, starting Sutton Scotney, The Gratton Recreation ground, SO21 3LG. Coffee & cake break at The Cricketers, Alresford
  1. 00am-1.00pm Family Geocaching/Treasure Trail Worthy Down Halt. Parking Hookpit Farm Lane S021 2RR.  Bring a picnic (bonfire, weather permitting)
  1. 3.00- 6.00 pm Ecology and Heritage circular walk Sutton Scotney, The Gratton Recreation ground, SO213LG. 4/5 mls: newly cleared section of the Didcot-Southampton railway at Wonston Rd Bridge, River Dever, chalk downland droves with Jim Thompson, ecologist and Chris Cornell, railway historian. Stops at the Wonston Arms (CAMRA Pub of the Year) & Coach and Horses.

Come and see our new interpretation boards and benches!

More information on our website www.thewatercressway.org.uk

  For last minute information check Facebook, twitter, Instagram

dawn to dusk map

dawn to dusk map

Our Latest News

Watercress Festival May 2019 Stand

The Watercress Festival Alresford May 2019

Our trustees met a large number of interested people at another busy Watercress Festival  in Alresford on Sunday 19 May 2019.

Dawn to Dusk - Sutton Scotney Walk April 2019 Chris Under The Bridge

Dawn to Dusk Day a real success – for the 4th year running!

The Watercress Way charity held its fourth Dawn to Dusk Day on Sunday 28th April 2019.


Railway Bridge Cleared at Wonston Road, Sutton Scotney

The railway bridge at Sutton Scotney which used to lead to Sutton Scotney Station has long been closed and was filled with rubble and rubbish.


Interpretation Board Unveiling Cancelled

On our Dawn to Dusk Day on Sunday April 28th the Trustees of the Watercress Way are delighted that Robert Hall, a local who often walks parts of the trail