Park and start at The Waverley Carisbrooke
LEAVE the pub and turn up Carisbrooke High Street
Veer left into Nodgham Lane, after a short distance take Tennyson Trail Track on right
After an approx ½ mile climb and ½ on more even ground, go through gate and turn left…-by kind permission of the farmer you can run down a farm track with maize on your left and a hedge on the right!!!
On reaching Bowcombe Road turn right, keep to pavement then cross road to take N144 signposted Gatcombe or Shorwell
Continue through farm with ‘Garstons’ in the distance
Go left following Byway sign- Snowdrop Lane to Gatcombe
Bear right onto tarmac road—Snowdrop Lane
ALTERNATIVE SHORTENED ROUTE-continue straight along track to meet Shepherd’s Trail ie avoiding Gatcombe loop.
Continue until the lane meets New Barn Lane
Turn left and left again onto G6 signposted Gatcombe
Go past the hounds, at the top of a steep climb go straight across on G6 Shepherd’s Trail to Carisbrooke (keep left to go through gate)
With Carisbrooke Castle in front you turn left into Froglands, bear right at bottom, over ford continuing over Lukely Brook, up Clatterford Shute then right along Clatterford Road and back to The Waverley where a £4.95 Value Meal awaits those who need sustenance but the kitchen is scheduled to close at 8.30pm.
Orders before the run would be helpful.