This month’s walk takes us west to the village of Leckhampstead tucked amongst the rolling Berkshire Downs which form part of the North Wessex Downs area of outstanding natural beauty.
This month’s dog & horse friendly wander is based at West Ilsley, tucked amongst the rolling landscape of the Berkshire Downs that make up part of the North Wessex Downs area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).
North Wessex Downs AONB visiting the picturesque villages of Chaddleworth and Brightwalton.
Head to Chieveley for a dog-friendly wander through the North Wessex Downs AONB to the north of Newbury.
Take a seat and enjoy a virtual journey along the Ridgeway National Trail from Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon, click on the following link… Ridgeway video link …and then press the play button.
New edition of Walking the Ridgeway National Trail guidebook with 1:25K map booklet has been published by Cicerone and is available now.
Two shorter walks to get you out in the fresh air over the Christmas break; a Buckinghamshire walk at Fingest and a West Berkshire walk at Great Shefford.
The North Hampshire Downs, to the west of Basingstoke, forms the southern edge of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Continue reading “Hampshire Walk – January 2016”
The third in a series of three articles about the North Wessex Downs AONB has been published in The Countryman magazine. This final article looks at the eight white horse hill figures that lie within the North Wessex Downs, including the stunning Uffington white horse that has been galloping across the downs for over 3000 years; published in October 2015 issue of The Countryman.
The second in a series of three articles about the North Wessex Downs AONB has been published in The Countryman magazine. The article briefly covers the archaeology of the area from majestic Avebury to mysterious Silbury Hill and Neolithic long barrows to Iron Age hill forts; published in August 2015 issue of The Countryman.