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Ramsbury Walks

A Horse and a Smithy

White Horse, Pubs, Views! A Horse and a Smithy  – 3-5 miles/4-8 km – 1-2 hours – OS Explorer 170 – Vale of White Horse Uffington’s famous White Horse needs

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I Love Ohio

I❤ Ohio 4 miles / 1½-2 hours OS Explorer 157 (Marlborough/Savernake) During World War 2, Ramsbury and surrounding villages were home to the Screaming Eagles, the US 101st Airborne Division

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Murder Most Local

It’s a Murder Most Local 5 miles/2 hours – OS Explorer 158 Newbury & Hungerford In December 1876, two policemen on night patrol outside Hungerford surprised a gang of poachers

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Local Ramsbury Walks

Keeping it local Many rights of way take full advantage of our beautiful outstanding natural beauty landscape and surroundings and are a great way of getting out into the countryside. However,

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Spring Hill

Spring Hill a View to Remember Another great view over the Kennet Valley – indeed, perhaps the best view of all – is looking north from Spring Hill over to

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Kennet Valley Walk

The High Road to the Kennet Valley On a sunny autumn afternoon, the views north across the Kennet from the scarp slopes to the south are spectacular. For a good

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Sound Bottom Walk

School Drove / Sound Bottom (Ramsbury Bridleway #8A/Byway #35)   Until well into the 18th century, Sound Bottom provided the main coaching route west from London – presumably a better

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The Best Seven Bridges

Seven Bridges Walk (Ramsbury #30) and Littlecote House Seven Bridges – circular 45 min (2mi) Seven Bridges and onto Littlecote 1 hour (2.5mi) This pretty and well-used footpath connects King’s Ditch (R#18B)

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A Hike to Membury Fort

Membury Fort Hike   Starting near Balak Farm, head up the byway (R#37 Ballyack) beside the farmhouse. Past a barn turn right over a stile, and head downhill (footpath R#25A)

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Take In Marridge Hill

Lipyatt / Marridge Hill (Ramsbury Footpaths #21 and #32)   This path originally linked Ramsbury with the hamlet of Marridge Hill and perhaps also with Lambourn, over the downs.  

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