Wonderful Walks in France

Wonderful Walks

Wonderful walks in France

Be Inspired by the Magic of the French Countryside.
Walking maps are available in the cottage and we can show you how to find these wonderful walks mentioned below. 
1000 Acres of Sky

Peaceful thirty minute walk on country lanes and tracks lined with blackberry hedgerows. See panoramic views of fields and valleys, then marvel at the sheer size and presence of the beautiful Charalaise cows. Suitable for pushchairs. 
Charming Lavior

Comfortable forty minute walk on country lanes visiting the tastefully restored village lavior where the villagers used to wash their linen. Peer into the crystal clear waters of the natural spring or wonder at the amazing variety of pond life. The kids will love this ancient place if they like newts, frogs and dragonflies. Suitable for pushchairs. 
Weeping Willow Lake

Invigorating forty minute walk on tracks and country lanes with some steep slopes. Ford the stream, hear the frogs calling and discover the beautiful lake kissed by two elegant weeping willow trees. 
Buzzard’s Hills

Stunning fifty minute walk on tracks with steep slopes and fabulous views of hills and deep valleys. Ford the stream, hear the babbling brook and the call of the wild from the buzzards. 
Ancient Woodland

Serene one and a half hour walk on country lanes and tracks with a “magical” trek through the ancient carting tracks of Chantemerle woods. Feel the special qualities of the huge oak trees, hear the woodpeckers knock and the frogs sing from their hidden pools, smell the amazing scent of the bluebells in the spring. 
Carved Stone Pillars

A gentle two hour walk on country lanes and the ancient carting tracks of Chantemerle woods brings you to the tranquil village of Chantemerle. Discover the little Church and wonder at the craftmanship of it’s magnificent stone carved pillars and stunning front facade.
All these amazing walks start from the front door of your cottage!  Please wear suitable outdoor walking boots and clothing and bring a bottle of water.

Our Address:

2 Well Cottages,

Basingstoke Road,

Old Alresford,



SO24 9DR