Uffington and North Wiltshire Tour

This tour is a semi circular tour which starts at Uffington, although Uffington can be omitted and then the tour can be started from almost any point, it includes eight figures all of them horses and can also be extended to include the second Wiltshire tour

Tour time (allow 4-5 hours)

Uffington White Horse NGR SU 305 865
Broad Town White Horse NGR SU 0986 7827
Hackpen White Horse NGR SU 0127 7484
Cherhill White Horse NGR SU 0497 6957
Devizes New Horse NGR SU 016641
Westbury White Horse NGR ST 8984 5160
Optional Extension
Pewsey White Horse NGR SU 1706 5804
Marlborough White Horse NGR SU 0183 6822
Alton Barnes White Horse NGR SU 107 637


Map reproduced by grateful permission of Microsoft


From the Uffington White Horse, which is well signposted, follow the B4507 towards Ashbury, where at a cross roads carry straight on minor roads towards Bishopstone (True Heart pub recommended for both food and drink), pass through Bishopstone and you will reach the A419. Cross this and take the A4259 north for a couple of miles then the B4006 west. Take the A4361 signed to Wroughton / Avebury. After 5 miles take a right turn to Broad Town / Broad Hinton. The minor road will lead you into Broad Town where local details are required to find the horse. Retrace you route back to the A4361 south and take the next left turn the Hackpen Horse can be seen. Again return to the A4361 and take it south to Avebury, take the A4 west a few miles the Cherhill Horse can be seen on the left. Turn round and follow the A4 east all the way to Avebury and take the A361 south to Devizes, just before Devizes, in a village called Roundway is the site of the New Devizes Horse, which can be seen from the A361. Continue through Devizes and onto the A360. After 5 miles take a right turn onto the B3098 to Westbury. Turn around and follow the B3098 east all the way to the A342 and follow south to Upavon, here take the A345 north towards Pewsey. The horse can be found by taking a minor road (right turn) signed to Everleigh just before Pewsey, more details here. Continue north on the A345 into Marlborough, but take a left turn onto the A4 and follow west for a few hundred yards and take a left turn signed to Preshute. Local details can be found here. A left turn in the village goes to the horse, and a left turn takes you on minor roads to Alton Barnes, just before which the Alton Barnes Horse can be seen on the right of the road.