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South West Wiltshire

The Smallest Village in Wiltshire

Description:This walk goes over attractive sections of Cranborne Chase and visits Fifield Bavant, the smallest village in Wiltshire.  There are good views of the Regimental Badges on Fovant Down and towards the end of the walk it passes extensive watercress beds.  Sections of this walk follow minor roads which are not devoid of traffic so […]

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South West Wiltshire

The Punchbowl and Fovant Down

Description:A 13.5 mile (21.7km) circular walk starting in Broad Chalke and ascending to reach the Old Shaftesbury Drove to visit the Punchbowl and then descend to Compton Chamberlayne.  The walk then ascends Fovant Down and follows tracks back to Broad Chalke.  There are fine views of the Fovant Regimental Badges on this walk. Walk Grade:Moderate […]

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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 […]