There are so many wonderful walking options in Newbury and its surrounding countryside, with an extensive network of public footpaths and open spaces to explore and enjoy. Walk in almost any direction from the town centre and be immersed in rolling countryside, open farmland, canal-side splendour, or mystical wooded areas within minutes.
Some of our favourite must-do routes and places to explore local to Newbury include:
- Speen Moors
- The Ridgeway
- Beacon Hill
- The site of the first battle of Newbury
- Combe Gibbet
- The Kennet & Avon Canal towpath
- Donnington Castle
- Snelsmore Common
- Bowdown Woods
- RAF Greenham Common & Crookham Common
This footpath map is a really useful tool to help find public footpaths and bridleways. Explore Newbury to your heart’s content and write to us to share your recommendations for the best routes as part of our monthly Community Content Competition!