Butser Hill and Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Hills galore along this route which taking you along three trails, The South Downs Way, Shipwrights Way cycle path and Staunton Way. Butser Hill offers spectacular views while the Country Park on the south side of the A3 takes you through a mix of Woodland. If 12km is too far then shrink it down to 6km venturing up the exposed and grassy Butser Hill or the Queen Elizabeth Forest.
- Dog friendly
- Family friendly
- Potential livestock
- Picnic area
- Bird spotting
- Parkrun route
- Historic site
- Great for running
- Starting AddressQueen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill, Horndean, UK
Did you know
Butser Hill (a chalk hill) is the second highest point in the South Downs National Park after Blackdown. There is an annual Fell Run called the "Butser Hill Challenge" which involves running up and down the hill three times.
Spectacular! 360 Views from Butser Hill.
Despite the distant buzz of traffic on the A3 Queen Elizabeth park is vast and relatively quite in the week.
Well kept multi terrain paths all the way.
There is a visitors centre at Queen Elizabeth Country Park and lots of Barrows and Ancient Dykes to view along the way.