Keeping Fit in Winchester
If fitness is your thing there is no need to stop being active when you're in Winchester, in fact a stay in Winchester could just be the fitness kick start you need with all that fresh air and beautiful countryside on the doorstep, not to mention the wonderful fitness centres too.
From running, walking and cycling to swimming, Pilates and rock climbing, Winchester has it all!
Winchester is a great place to run. There are routes through the city and also out into the surrounding countryside and South Downs.
The Winchester Bloggers have a fabulous route running the viaduct and the great historical sights you pass on your way Winchester Bloggers - Running the Winchester Ways
There are also routes and distances to suit all abilities here on the Map My Run site
Or why not join the Winchester parkrun. You know the drill, 9am Saturday morning - bring your barcode
For those that want a more relaxed way of seeing the sights of Winchester and Hampshire then there are some beautiful walking routes too.
We also have a blog post with our favourite pub walks that you can read here.
Top Rock is a fantastic way to get into climbing.
Perfect for the whole family, this clip and climb facility is one of the best in the area, with 17 routes to enjoy, each of which gives their own unique challenge.
Full of colour, exciting shapes, Top Rock climbing is a great way to get fit and active; either by yourself, or with others.