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Finchampstead and Fleet Hill is a 3.4 mile loop trail located near Finchampstead, Berkshire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 3.4 mi Elevation gain 288 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Forest Views Wildlife
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Getting There

A circular walk around the footpaths and byways near Finchampstead in Berkshire. The walk follows long straight paths lined with beautiful stretches of ancient trees and holly bushes. The walk follows mud footpaths many of which will be very muddy after wet weather. The walk is relatively flat except a short but steep climb to the church towards the end. There are three stiles but all of these are low and open and will be easy for most people to pass over and for most dogs to pass under or alongside. There are a number of kissing gates many of which are quite narrow. Approximate time 1.5 hours.

The walk starts from the Queen's Oak public house on Church Lane, Finchampstead in Berkshire. The Queen's Oak has its own small car park which you can use if you are visiting the pub for lunch before or after your walk, otherwise there is some roadside parking available near the church. Approximate post code RG40 4LS.

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Helene McCune
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Walking

Nice walk - easy for kids

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John Johnstone
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Walking

Started from the Tally Ho pub, only adds 2-300m. Good walk on good surfaces however the northern leg of the route is one long footpath enclosed mostly by high hedges which makes it less interesting.

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Alicya M-b
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WalkingGreat!

My go-to walk as I live up the road. Beautiful views and amazing houses to dream of owning one day. Can be a bit muddy in places if it’s been raining a lot but just make sure you pack your wellies. Queens oak pub is perfect for a socially distanced drink and delicious food too (outside if you want to pop there or you can book inside) they’ve changed hands so the price isn’t too bad any more. Perfect for a sunny afternoon!

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Kevin Holloway
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Hiking

Pleasant walk. Some parts were quite narrow but peaceful and quite flat. I totally agree with the other review about the high prices at the queens oak pub

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Robert Cowley
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Walking

Nice local walk . A lot of noisy dogs out of sight behind fences and hedges so take care if you have a nervous dog. Apart from the stile at Fleethill Farm in section 3 (the farm gate alongside was open today) they have all been replaced by metal kissing gates. Path is very narrow in places which might be an issue at busier times as it would be a challenge to pass other walkers between barbed wire fences and prickly hedges.

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Derek Jennings
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Nice 3.5 mile walk. I found the Queens Oak was shockingly expensive. The Tally Ho close to point 2 on the map is more reasonable and has a nicer garden.

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Tom Ansell
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mark weaver
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Sarah Feeney
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Keith Mckenzie
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Wilhelmus Pieterse
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Keith Mckenzie
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Keith Mckenzie
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Debbie Carpenter
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Melanie Jewell
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Neil Ferguson
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