★ GPX file available
|3417★||Silbury Hill and West Kennett Long Barrow from Avebury||easy||3.00|
|3116★||Uffington White Horse & Wayland's Smithy||easy||3.25|
|2063||Watership Down and Ladle Hill from the Sydmonton Estate||easy||4.50|
|1554||Wayland's Smithy & Uffington Castle from Woolstone||easy/mod||5.50|
|1508||Hannington from Kingsclere||easy||6.00|
|2660||Lowbury Hill & Roden Downs from Compton||easy/mod||6.00|
|1807||The Southern Escarpment of the Marlborough Downs||easy/mod||6.50|
|2915★||Uffington Castle, the White Horse and Wayland's Smithy||easy/mod||6.50|
|2812★||Avebury, West Kennett and Silbury Hill||easy/mod||7.00|
|2410||Wayland's Smithy, Ashdown House and Ashbury||easy/mod||7.50|
|3517★||Avebury & Overton Down from Overton Hill||easy/mod||7.50|
|1733★||Wessex Downs & Kennet & Avon Canal from Pewsey||easy/mod||8.00|
|3318★||Hackpen Hill & Overton Down from Avebury||easy/mod||9.50|
|1419||The Lambourn Downs||moderate||14.00|
|2114★||Hampshire and Berkshire Heights||moderate||15.00|
|3413★||The North Wessex Downs and the Source of the Test||moderate||15.00|
North Wessex Downs
This AONB includes significant areas of chalk downland with their unique habitat. Man's past has left many reminders in this area too including the iconic white horses, the stone circle at Avebury and Silbury Castle.
North Wessex Downs Walking Guide
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