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Lowbury Hill & Roden Downs from Compton
Introduction to Walk 2660

Region - North Wessex Downs

County/Area - Berkshire

Author - North Wessex Downs AONB

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk in West Berksire starts from the village of Compton. The route explores some of the rolling hills of the North Wessex Downs AONB and also includes a section of the ancient Ridgeway.


 

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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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