North Wessex Downs WalksWalking Routes & Hiking Trails
Find North Wessex Downs walks from the list below which features the best walking routes in the area. Most are circular walks and are listed from the shortest and easiest to the longest more challenging routes.
The North Wesses Downs walks listed below cater for walkers of all abilities from easy circular walks to more strenuous high level walks crossing the downs. All walks are free to download and print. The walks visit all the main features of this area including the Uffington White Horse, the Marlborough Downs, Silbury Hill and the Stone Circle at Avebury.
|Silbury Hill and West Kennett Long Barrow from Avebury
|Uffington White Horse & Wayland's Smithy
|Watership Down and Ladle Hill from the Sydmonton Estate
|Wayland's Smithy & Uffington Castle from Woolstone
|Hannington & Kingsclere circular
|Lowbury Hill & Roden Downs from Compton
|Coombe Gibbet & Walbury Hill near Inkpen
|The Southern Escarpment of the Marlborough Downs
|Uffington Castle, the White Horse and Wayland's Smithy
|Avebury, West Kennett and Silbury Hill
|West Berkshire downs from East Garston
|Wayland's Smithy, Ashdown House and Ashbury
|Avebury & Overton Down from Overton Hill
|Wessex Downs & Kennet & Avon Canal from Pewsey
|Chaddleworth from Great Shefford
|Lambourn Valley & Great Shefford
|Hackpen Hill & Overton Down from Avebury
|The Lambourn Downs from near Astbury
|Hampshire and Berkshire Heights
|North Wessex Downs & Source of the Test
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North Wessex Downs Guide
This National Landscape includes significant areas of chalk downland with their unique habitat. Man's past has left many reminders in this area too including the iconic white horses, the stone circle at Avebury and Silbury Castle.
North-Wessex-Downs Walking Guide
Other walks in Britain - For a list of all the areas where walks are available go to the Main Walk Index.
Walk grading - Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience by going to Walk Grading Details.