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South West Wiltshire

A Circuit from Pitton to West Tytherley

Description:This 11.3 mile (18.2km) circular walk from Pitton goes through the attractive Bentley Woods and passes Norman Court to reach West Tytherley.  The route returns through another section of Bentley Woods.  Short sections of this walk are on minor roads which are not devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk Grade:Easy/Moderate Distance:11.3…

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South West Wiltshire

Trafalgar Park and Barford Down

Description:This 9.1 mile (14.7km) circular walk from Alderbury follows sections of the disused Salisbury and Dorset Junction Railway and visits Trafalgar Park, the home of Lord Nelson’s family before crossing Barford Down. There are cracking downland views around this walk.  A short section of this walk is on a minor road, which is not devoid…

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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

Walking On The Ox Drove

Description:This 15.3 mile (24.6km) circular walk from Broad Chalke follows paths and the Ox Drove to explore Cranborne Chase. The route passes burial mounds and through areas of woodland. Along the way there are stunning views. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:15.3 miles / 24.5 km Time:5.5 – 6.5 hours Parking:This walk starts from the car park of…

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South West Wiltshire

Following Droves from Coombe Bissett

Description:This 15.2 mile (24.5 km) circular walk from Coombe Bissett follows droves and footpaths on Cranborne Chase and visits the villages of Rockbourne, Whitsbury and Homington.  Sections of this walk follows minor roads, these are not devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:15.2 miles / 24.5 km Time:5.5 / 6.5…