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South West Wiltshire

Around Farley Farm from Pitton

Description:This 5.3 mile (8.5km) circular walk starts at the Silver Plough and ascends Pitton Hill before heading through Houndwood. It then goes to Farley and turns to walk around footpaths on Farley Farm before returning to Pitton. Walk Grade:Easy Distance:5.3 miles / 8.5 km Time:1.45 – 2  hours Parking:This walk starts from the Silver Plough […]

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South West Wiltshire

A Short Walk on the Downs

Description:This 2 mile (3.2km) circular walk starts at the Silver Plough and follows an old drove to reach downland with views across the valley. After a short circuit on the downs it returns by the same route. Walk Grade:Easy Distance:2 miles / 3.2km Time:45 mins – 1 hour Parking:This walk starts from the Silver Plough […]

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South West Wiltshire

Exploring Cranborne Chase from Tollard Royal

Description:Following ancient droves and footpaths this 18.3 mile (29.5km) circular walk through attractive chalk downland visits a number of interesting locations including Win Green, the highest point on Cranborne Chase.  Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:18.3 miles / 29.5km Time:7 to 7.5 hours Parking:This walk starts from a small car park next to the village green in Tollard […]

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South West Wiltshire

A Circuit of Church Copse

Description:This 2.8 mile (4.5km) circular walk starts at the Silver Plough and ascends Pitton Hill before heading across fields to do a circuit of Church Copse and then returns to the staring point. Walk Grade:Easy Distance:2.8 miles / 4.5km Time:1 hour Parking:This walk starts from the Silver Plough public house in Pitton (SP5 1DU) (Grid […]

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South West Wiltshire

Pepperbox Hill from Pitton

Description:This 16.8 miles (27km) circular walk from the Silver Plough, Pitton passing through Farley and East Grimstead before climbing to Pepperbox Hill to visit Eyre’s Folly. It then goes along Dean Hill before descending to East Dean and West Dean, passing the stunning Borbach Chantry and heading to Bentley Wood before returning to Pitton. Walk […]

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South West Wiltshire

Pitton to Broughton Down

Description:This 14.5 mile (23.3km) circular walk from the Silver Plough in Pitton goes through attractive woodland to reach West Tytherley. It then heads to Broughton Down with cracking views and follows tracks and paths to Winterslow. From there it heads across Pitton Down on the Clarendon Way to return to the start point. Walk Grade:Moderate […]

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South West Wiltshire

Bradford-on-Avon to Monkton Combe

Description:An 11 mile (18km) circular walk from Bradford-on-Avon along the Kennet & Avon Canal to the Dundas Viaduct, then along the Somerset Coal Canal before heading to Monkton Combe and returning to the Kennet & Avon Canal at Avoncliff to rejoin the towpath to return to the start point. Walk Grade:Easy/Moderate Distance:11 miles / 18km […]

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South West Wiltshire

Salisbury Racecourse from the City Centre

Description:An 8.7 mile (14km) circular walk from the centre of Salisbury. It passes through the Cathedral Close to reach Harnham and then ascends gradually to reach the Old Shaftesbury Drove. This ancient route leads to Salisbury Racecourse which provides fine views back over the city.  From the race plain the walk heads back to Salisbury […]

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South West Wiltshire

The Fovant Badges from Broad Chalke

Description:A 15 mile (24.5km) circular walk starting in Broad Chalke and ascends to reach the Old Shaftesbury Drove before crossing Chiselbury hillfort and then passing the Fovant Badges.  After crossing Fir Hill the route heads through the villages of Fovant and Sutton Mandeville before heading over downland to Ebbesbourne Wake and Bowerchalk.  There are fine […]