Walks around Stratford sub Castle

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Public Open Spaces

Hudson's Field - enter from Stratford Road near Shakespeare Road, or from The Portway, or from Castle Road


The Embankment - enter from the cyclepath/footpath between Stratford Road and Five RIvers Leisure Centre

Up to Old Sarum (steep climb)

An easier route
 to Old Sarum

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Walk alongside the River Avon 

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Avon Valley 'Fairy' Trail leaflet - Salisbury City Council.

Into the City

30 mins

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From Hudson's Field to
Castle Hill Country Park

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FOR DOWNLOAD - some short local walks for residents or visitors. Each walk has a set of photos to guide you and notes about the views and points of interest.

The notes indicate whether a walk is suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs, or during poor weather. However, the comments are personal opinions only. If you have any feedback about any of the walks, please let us know, especially if you think the instructions need amending.

Parking for walks: With the exception of the area around Mill Lane where there are  double-yellow lines, there is no restrictive parking in Stratford sub Castle but please be careful not to obstruct residents’ driveways. Suggested parking areas would be at the southern end of the village (near Hudson’s Field) or the northern end (near St Lawrence Church) - see our Location map.

Stratford sub Castle to Avon Farm

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We can also recommend a visit to the nearby Devenish Nature Reserve with marked trails or simply wander around at will.Click the image for details.

Local Public Rights of Way are listed here.

Open Access Land (CROW)

Permissive Paths


At least 7 Long Distance Walking trails pass through or very close to Stratford sub Castle. Details are listed here.

Wherever you walk in the countryside, the Countryside Code applies.  Click the logo to view a leaflet/summary issued in April 2021.


Or to read the full details use this link to the full version.

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