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White Horse Trail - Alton Barnes to Pewsey short cut


13 km / 8 miles
This 'short cut' walk has the benefit of splitting the whole White Horse Trail into two long circular walks, if desired. One can go from Westbury to Redhorn Hill to Pewsey, then to Alton Barnes rather than Marlborough and the more northerly White Horses, completing the circle by going on to Devizes before returning to Westbury. Equally one can use the short cut to go from Broad Hinton to Cherhill to Alton Barnes, then to Pewsey rather than continuing to Devizes and the more southerly white horses, completing the circuit by going on to Marlborough and Hackpen Hill before returning to Broad Hinton. Or vice versa! And of course it is a very pleasant walk just done on its own.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: SU116638 - Knap Hill, Wiltshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SU166580 - Pewsey Hill, Wiltshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2016
Web Sites: VisitWiltshire - White Horses

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Route Description - PDF White Horse Trail route directions (anti-clockwise)  (Tim Lewis  - 2023 ) Download File
Route Description - PDF White Horse Trail Route directions (clockwise)  (Tim Lewis  - 2023 ) Download File


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 173
OS Landranger Active 173
OS Explorer 130, 157
OS Explorer Active 130, 157

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13.2 km (8.2 miles)
148 m (486 ft) ascent
244 m (801 ft)  maximum height

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