1. Turn left out of the car park and proceed left towards the Queen's Head PH. At the road junction tum left then right past the PH then left into road with post box on corner.
The road becomes a track and then a footpath along the backs of houses, adjacent to the River Ebble. Footpath crosses a road and continues eventually towards the front of a house. Close to the house the footpath goes initially to the right. Keep turning left when able, to go round the house, ending up going down a gentle slope to pass Watercress Beds and then up a short steep slope to lane then right to Little London.
As road bears left find footpath to the right of a building. Follow footpath across fields for ½ mile until meeting a track. Turn right, cross footbridge and emerge on minor road at Fifield Bavant.
2. Turn left along road and after 300 yards take track off to the right, going gently uphill towards Fifield Down. After 1.5 miles meet Ox Drove track. Tum left, and after approx I mile, at distinct crossroads, turn left to follow track south. Passing North
Hill Farm, track becomes tarmac, and continues down to West End. Turn left and follow road until stile on the right, cross and continue diagonally left down the field. Then right along road and at junction turn right, passing the PH on your left, and take road south climbing gently. After 300 yards by buildings, turn left and follow track towards Hill Farm. Alongside a Complex, tum left along a footpath, tracking east which climbs gently with good views. This area makes a good refreshment stop.
3. Path continues south east and crosses fields before joining a track which joins a road into Bowerchalke. Follow road south towards Sheppard's Cross and find footpath that tracks north east along the back of properties joining the main road after ½ mile. As the road bears left take tarmac track to the right towards Trout Farms. Near entrance, pass through gate on the right to cross small field to join track to Mead End.
4. Continue along track, passing Field Bam and taking right fork 400 yards later. Follow track until meeting a wide track on the edge of the village. Turn left to drop down to South Street. Turn right and follow to village hall, cross road to the path around the Church to the car park.
Refreshment may be taken at the Queen's Head PH or the Cafe at the back of the Shop in an old chapel by the layby a few yards to the right.
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