Pewsey Downs from Wootton Rivers

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Photo from the walk - Pewsey Downs from Wootton Rivers

County/Area - Wiltshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Wiltshire walk climbs onto the Pewsey Downs from where there are excellent views across the Vale of Pewsey. The route uses a number of national trails before returning along the towpath of the Kennet and Avon Canal.  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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