Follow the Shipwrights Way sculpture trail

Bentley near Farnham to Portsmouth, Hampshire

Walk or cycle through beautiful English countryside along the Shipwrights Way, where sculptures tell stories of Hampshire’s history and culture.

Read more … Close ×

A long-distance trail for walkers, cyclists and, wherever possible, horse riders and people with disabilities, the 50-mile Shipwrights Way runs from Alice Holt Forest near Farnham and across the South Downs to the sea.

Twenty beautiful sculptures, fine examples of public art, tell the story of the area. There is a soldier’s rucksack and helmet on the historic military railway at Liss, a sheep at Queen Elizabeth Country Park and books representing the area’s literary heritage.

Some of the sculptures are also of wildlife you may see, including a butterfly, a deer and brown trout by the River Rother.

The route is through exceptionally beautiful countryside, along country lanes and paths, through villages and small towns. Rail stations along the route provide easy access so you can start your cultural holiday at any point you fancy.

Content provided by East Hampshire Tourism

For more local tourist information:

Refine your search:

Previous slide
FFamily enjoying the Shipwrights Way © East Hampshire Tourism
CCyclists and walkers on the Shipwrights Way © East Hampshire Tourism
Next slide

Latest Twitter updates

Latest Facebook updates

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account