We welcome many guests to Wallops Wood who enjoy staying in our accessible accommodation. One of the things our guests appreciate the most is the beautiful countryside that surrounds us and being able to get outside to enjoy the amazing nature we have on our doorstep.
Being in the heart of the South Downs National Park, with many wonderful walks on the doorstep, there are also numerous routes that are accessible for wheelchairs, pushchairs and mobility scooters. For those unable to go on some of the more difficult paths in the area, there are routes with ‘miles without stiles’ that our guests can enjoy while staying with us!
The Accessible Countryside website has a list of many walks throughout Hampshire.
Some walks nearer Wallops Wood include
Magdalen Hill Down – a Butterfly Conservation Trust site in Winchester with accessible paths.
The Meon Valley Trail – this is an old disused railway in the Meon Valley that stretches for 10 miles from Wickham to West Meon. Parts of the route are suitable for wheelchair users.
You can also download a leaflet here.
Manor Farm Country Park has many accessible paths around the farm with the ground floor of the farmhouse and cottage accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Old Winchester Hill – A National Nature Reserve close to Wallops Wood with amazing views. There is an easy access trail to get to the hill fort.
Other accessible walks within a half hour or so from Wallops Wood
Various walks around Chichester Harbour. Take a look at the Chichester Harbour Conservancy website which also has easier access walks when you scroll down the list. Do check out the tide times before you go!
The historic city of Winchester is well worth visiting and exploring. An accessible trail around Winchester is available to download from the Visit Winchester website.
Hampshire County Council has information for wheelchair users on getting out and about in the county.
The South Downs National Park website also has information on accessible activities and attractions for visitors to the area.
If you have any questions about the accessible accommodation at Wallops Wood, please contact us for more information.