Combe Gibbet - Tourism and Leisure

Tourism and Leisure

Nowadays it is a popular local tourist attraction with good views of the surrounding area. It is also popular with hang gliders and paragliders.

The Combe Gibbet is also the start of a scenic 16 mile off-road race to Overton organised by the Overton Harriers and Athletic Club. The race, which is typically in late March / early April of each year, is one of the few true off-road point to point running races in the UK, coaches taking competitors to the start.

The "Combe Gibbet" Race takes in the highest hill in the South East of England; Walbury Hill, the highest in Hampshire; Pilot Hill as well as Ladle Hill and the edge of Watership Down before entering Overton the source of the River Test.

  • The Gibbet

  • Looking up at Combe Gibbet from the west

  • View from Combe Gibbet, looking north over the Kennet Valley

  • View from Combe Gibbet, looking east towards Walbury Hill

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