Itchen Valley


Itchen Valley

Itchen Valley is a civil parish in the English county of Hampshire.

Forming part of the City of Winchester district, it comprises the villages of Avington, Easton, Itchen Abbas and Martyr Worthy, with a population of 1,267 at the time of the 2001 Census. [ cite web | url= http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=795210&c=Itchen+Valley&d=16&e=15&g=453083&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1223312738378&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779|title=Parish Headcounts, Area: Itchen Valley CP |work=Neighbourhood Statistics |publisher=Office for National Statistics |date=2001|accessdate=2008-10-06]

It is to the northeast of Winchester and takes its name from the River Itchen. The parish is crossed by the M3 motorway, and contains Winchester services.

Largely rural in rural in character, the parish is crossed by designated walking paths and riding routes including the Itchen Way, King's Way, Pilgrims' Way, St. Swithun's Way, South Downs Way, Three Castles Path and Oxdrove Way.

References

External links

* [http://www.itchenvalleyparishcouncil.org.uk/ Parish website]


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