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South West Wiltshire

The Sarum Way

Description:This walks follows the Sarum Way a circular route around Salisbury and Wilton.  It visits a number of villages and passes through Trafalgar Park, Grovely Wood and Clarendon Park.  Sections of the walk follow the Avon Valley Way, Monarch’s Way and Clarendon Way. Walk Grade:Challenging Distance:33.2 miles / 53.2km Total Ascent:2927 feet / 892 metres…

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South West Wiltshire

Figsbury Ring and Cockey Down

Description:This 13.6 mile (21.9km) walk follows sections of the Clarendon Way and Monarch’s Way and visits the Iron Age hill fort at Figsbury Ring.  It crosses Cockey Down nature reserve with wide ranging views.  The return route to Pitton passes the remains of the Royal hunting lodge of Clarendon Palace.  This walk crosses the busy…

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South West Wiltshire

A Twenty Mile Circuit to Clearbury Ring

Description:This 20 mile /32.5 km circular walk from Pitton visits Trafalgar Park, once the home of Lord Nelson’s ancestors, the beautiful River Avon at Standlynch Mill and then climbs to reach Clearbury Ring hill fort with panoramic views. It then heads through Odstock and into Salisbury before returning to Pitton on the Clarendon Way.  Sections…

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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…