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Coombe Gibbet & Walbury Hill near Inkpen
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Photo from the walk - Coombe Gibbet & Walbury Hill near Inkpen

Region - North Wessex Downs

County/Area - Berkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Berkshire walk with wonderful views from Gallows Down and Walbury Hill. The walk also explores the countryside and villages lying north of the chalk escarpment. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Walking in the North Wessex Downs

Walking in the North Wessex Downs30 walking routes exploring the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The routes are between 7km to 20km through this peaceful rolling chalk landscape covering parts of four counties: Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire, with descriptions to reach the highest points in each one.
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