The Houghton Trail Event

Directions to Houghton Village Hall

Travelling North From Romsey

  • At the Romsey Rapids roundabout, take the exit towards Stockbridge (A3057).
  • At the next roundabout, take 1st Exit (sign Stockbridge).
  • Turn right into Alma Road (Texaco Garage on right).
  • Go over mini roundabout follow road to X-road traffic lights Junction (Railway on your right).
  • Go straight over into Malmesbury Road.
  • At the T Junction turn right into Duttons Road.
  • At the T Junction turn right into Greatbridge Road (A3057 to Stockbridge).
  • Follow this road for a few miles.
  • When you have gone through Brook, (quite a windy road) the road eventually stops winding and you will come over a brow of a hill and a wide landscape will open out to your left.
  • The road will then travel down hill towards the turning to Houghton and Horsebridge.
  • Turn left at this turning and follow this road till you get to a forked junction.
  • Turn left at the junction, the John O' Gaunt Inn will then be on your right.
  • You will be going over approx 9 humpy-backed bridges. After the last bridge, a little further along turn right towards Stockbridge.
  • Follow this road until you reach the Village Hall at the entrance to Stevens Drove on your left.
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Travelling From Winchester Direction

  • Take the B3049 to Stockbridge.
  • At the roundabout go straight ahead to next roundabout.
  • Take 2nd exit onto High Street.
  • Go all the way up the high street until X-road Junction (Carbery in front of you).
  • Turn left (marked Houghton and Boot Inn).
  • Follow road for approx a couple of miles.
  • After the VERY sharp left/right bend you will shortly come to the Boot Inn on your left.
  • Continue until you reach the village hall at the entrance to Stevens Drove on your right.
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