Latest News: Read more

Cathedral silhouette, hill and skySarum Way


50 km / 31 miles
A route around Salisbury with links to the Avon Valley Path, Clarendon Way and Monarch's Way with visits made to South Newton, Alderbury and Charlton and other villages.

The publication The Sarum Way is currently out of print, however South Wilts RA have kindly allowed us to offer the text of the route as a free download to our LDWA members until such time as the booklet is reprinted.

Route details see website below.

Note section through the grounds of Clarendon House, a permissive path, has now been withdrawn and the publication withdrawn. There is a slightly longer alternative on public paths and roads.


Waymark: Cathedral silhouette, hill and sky
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Cathedral silhouette, hill and sky
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start and Finish: SU126353 - Lower Woodford, Wiltshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Walking The Sarum Way [Blog]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Sarum Way Route Description  (South Wiltshire Ramblers  - Aug 2007 ) Download File


You can use the interactive controls to zoom in and out and to move around the map, or click on a path or a marker for more info.(interactive map help)

Show Connected Path Outlines
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Other Paths
Anytime Challenges

Show Accommodation
Hostel Accommodation

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 184
OS Landranger Active 184
OS Explorer 130, 131
OS Explorer Active 130, 131

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Coach Assisted Walking Holidays (Bobs Walking Holidays)

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Hostel Accommodation
2 km
9 km

Connected Paths:


Reminder: Material downloaded from this website is for personal use only. Commercial use, reproduction, modification of all content is strictly prohibited without prior approval by the LDWA. Please Contact Us if you have any requests.

MemoryMap Route File
Tracklogs Route File

Route Profile:

53.7 km (33.4 miles)
941 m (3,087 ft) ascent
172 m (564 ft)  maximum height

This website uses cookies

To comply with EU Directives we are informing you that our website uses cookies for services such as memberships and Google Analytics.

Your data is completely safe and we do not record any personally identifiable information.

Please click the button to acknowledge and approve our use of cookies during your visit.

Learn more about the Cookie Law