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The Lambourn Downs
Introduction to Walk 1419

Photo from the walk - The Lambourn Downs

Region - North Wessex Downs

County/Area - Oxfordshire & Berkshire & Wiltshire

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 7 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Marlborough Downs provide some excellent walking with wide open vistas over the rolling countryside. This walk also features many items of interest mainly from the iron age.


 

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7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
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7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
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Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

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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