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Wayland's Smithy & Uffington Castle from Woolstone
Introduction to Walk 1554

Photo from the walk - Wayland's Smithy & Uffington Castle from Woolstone

Region - North Wessex Downs

County/Area - Oxfordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 3 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Oxfordshire walk includes a number of highlights including Wayland's Smithy, a section of the Ridgeway, ancient Uffington Casle and the White Horse. The paths are generally easy to follow and the views excellent.


 

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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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