Compton Village Tea Room - good tea, coffee and refreshments
Compton Village in Hampshire - tea and coffee and village shop

South Downs Walks near Compton Village Shop & Tea Room

These walks pass through, or near Compton and you can always be sure of a welcome rest and refreshment from the Village Shop & Tea Room at Compton!

Walk 1: Rowlands Castle Circular, passing through Compton

Start and Finish: Rowlands Castle railway station
Length: 9.6 miles (15.5 km)
Time: 5 hours

This Hampshire walk in the western part of the South Downs starts off towards Stansted House along a 1-mile-long beech avenue – one of the best in England, according to Pevsner. It then heads north along the edge of Stansted Forest and across fields to the villages of West Marden and Compton, with particularly nice views from the downs on the short section between them.

Download the Rowlands Castle Circular Walk directions as a pdf file

From the The Saturday Walkers' Club web site


Walk 2: A South Downs Circuit from West Marden, passing through Compton

Start and Finish: West Marden
Length: 10.5 miles (16.8 km)

Starting in West Marden and passing through wonderful West Sussex countryside, going over Apple Down and passing Up Marden Church this walk also takes in some beautiful woods.

Download the South Downs Circuit walk - an illustrated guide in pdf format.


If you have other walks or cycle routes that pass through, or near Compton please send them to Jane at: info@southdowns-tearoom.co.uk.

Circular walk from Compton Village Tea Room on the South Downs
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