The Calleva Arms, Silchester (3.3m)

Pub-website RG7 2PH SU 627621
About 13 miles from Newbury. Go past AWE Aldermaston, then R at the roundabout into Soke Road. Follow this to Silchester, and the Calleva Arms.
A largish pub, part of the Fuller's group, with a good selection of draught beers - Fullers and Gales Ales. The food is quite impressive.

Leave the pub and fork L along the road, taking a track on the R after some 300 yds (there is a handsome litter bin in front of it). Go through a wooden gate, and follow the broad path (the Brenda Parker Way) downhill for just over half a mile to a crossing track, where go L for another half mile passing a treatment plant to meet a hard gravel track. Turn R along this for about 400 yds and turn R onto the main N-S track through Pamber Forest. After 250 yds by a seat, you come to a crossing path (the Brenda Parker Way again) which follow for about 500 yds, crossing another path, and turning L up a rather grassy avenue between trees into Lords Wood. After this crosses a bank and ditch fork R onto a narrow path in scrub, and follow the contour above a spring line in an easterly direction, passing over a duckboard section at one point. Eventually you pass through another wooden gate onto the road you started down, so turn L for the pub.

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