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Dawn to Dusk Day 2018 The Itchen Abbas Station Walk

There was a real team spirit as 10 people led by ex-archivist of the Watercress Line, Chris Cornell, discovered new artefacts

Dawn Chorus Walk, 4.45am Sunday 29 April 2018

As I reflect on this year’s dawn chorus, I am reminded that I have experienced the magic of this event every year now for the last ten … still it takes practice and keen ears to identify the many birds from their respective melodies, especially with several in full song at the same time. I…

The 3rd Annual Dawn to Dusk Day on the Watercress Way

The trustees of the Watercress Way celebrated their 3rd annual event to advertise the use, ecology and heritage of the route based on two disused railway lines and ancient sheep droves.
watercress worker

The Watercress Festival Sunday 20 May

Due to a clash of dates the walk we advertised in Alresford has been cancelled.
Listening to Bird song

Dawn to Dusk Day Sunday 29 April 2018

The Watercress Way is a new route giving us a taste of the two disused railway lines between Sutton Scotney- Kings Worthy -Alresford.
Jackie introduces the Walk from Easton to Itchen Abbas

Sunday Walk 25 March 2018 Easton to Itchen Abbas

There was a real feeling of spring as supporters of The Watercress Way set off from the Chestnut Horse in Easton for a 4 mile guided tour
Showing the Way!

Fancy walking the line?

Fancy walking the line? Join the trustees on short walks based on the Watercress Way, the new 26-mile trail NE of Winchester, based on old railway lines and droves
Tony puts up Waymarker near Sutton Scotney

Waymarking nears completion

We are delighted to announce that we have almost completed putting up the signs for the entire route.
Volunteers follow the signpost to Bridgets Lane

The Watercress Way Volunteers in Action

Although some of us have volunteered or led teams of conservation volunteers in the past, we haven't had a special The Watercress Way Volunteer team- until now!