Bury Down Figure of Eight walk.
Sunday, 5 December 2021
Start time: 9:30
Moderate 12 miles / 19.3 km
This comprises a 7 mile walk in the morning and a 5 mile walk in the afternoon. Anyone can join just the morning or just the afternoon walk or walk both.
The starting point for both walks is the Bury Down carpark on the Ridgeway.
The first walk starts at 09.30 and moves West along the Ridgeway to Scutchamer Knob with fine views across the Oxford Plain, then down to Lands’ End in West Berkshire and on across fields to West Ilsley with its duck pond, then back to Bury Down for approximately midday.
The second walk starts at 13.00 and moves East along the Ridgeway to Gore Hill, then down past East Ilsley circling through woods to West Ilsley and back up to Bury Down.
Bury Down car park
Grid reference: SU479840
Nearest postcode: -
Start time: 09:30
This is a circular walk
Our area includes the White Horse at Uffington, the river Thames and the Ridgeway National Trail. Abingdon, Wantage and Faringdon are all market towns. We run an annual leadership training course.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.