BOOKING REQUIRED--Vale group awayday at Avebury
Saturday, 9 July 2022
Start time: 9:30
Moderate 12 miles / 19.3 km
Booking required to receive notifications for walk including any extreme weather actions.
From the NT car park, past the visitor centre and through the stone circles up onto the downs. Following part of the Ridgeway into protected areas to see the Sarson stones, the larger stones at Stonehenge, as they would have been. Fine views from the hill before returning for lunch in Avebury near visitor centre. Followed by a shorter walk past the ancient monuments, Silbury Hill and West Kennet Long Barrow to the south returning along the stone avenue. Bring food and drink for day.
Avebury, National Trust car park just outside Avebury (approximately £7 for the day or free if an NT member)
Grid reference: SU099696
Nearest postcode: SN8 1QT
Start time: 09:30
Our usual walking area includes the White Horse at Uffington, the river Thames and the Ridgeway National Trail. Abingdon, Wantage and Faringdon are all local market towns.
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.