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Milk Hill the highest point in Wiltshire
Introduction to Walk 2339

Photo from the walk - Milk Hill the highest point in Wiltshire

County/Area - Wiltshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Time - 1 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

A pleasant Wiltshire walk across chalk downland to the highest point in the county. The walk also includes some other interesting features typical of this area. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 157Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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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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