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On a clear day you can see most of Wiltshire!

As many have stated it’s not the easiest to locate signage is a little lacking, however once here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
duncang55
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Best example of a hill fort

Carpark signage is a bit vague but as we'd already checked it's location on Google. Big carpark... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
drenw2016
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Visit this ancient hill fort and the surrounding country park in England's scenic North Wessex Downs area, and retrace journeys along paths used for thousands of years and visit the Barrows, ancient burial sites of Wiltshire.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As many have stated it’s not the easiest to locate signage is a little lacking, however once here there is ample parking. A large area for picnics in the car park vicinity also is handy for the less mobile who will still take advantage of...More

Thank duncang55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carpark signage is a bit vague but as we'd already checked it's location on Google. Big carpark with toilets and picnic tables. The walk to the fort is smooth across a well grazed field with sheep. Dogs are allowed on leads. Its a short walk...More

Thank drenw2016
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Lovely views and nice picnic area, good walks, great place for dogs, the only down side is that the toilets were all out of order

Thank 1karan
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The signage for the car park was not clear and we initially went down a farm track. There was ample car parking. The site had picnic tables and litter bins. Unfortunately the toilets were out of order when we were there because of a water...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Wanted to go for a walk and found this place, it’s a hill fort not a castle but such a beautiful place. The views are stunning from any angle Takes a while to walk round the whole thing but it’s worth it. Lots of sheep...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Lovely place to walk and enjoy the scenery. Took my 2 dogs and did keep them on the lead - although any sheep were in neighbouring fields. Lots of sheep droppings to avoid and some quite steep hills to climb but worth it for the...More

Thank 12Trish12
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We took our dog for a walk here on a foggy day. The cloud was at the height of the hill so visibility was low. This meant that we couldn’t see which fields had sheep in so we couldn’t let the dog off the lead....More

Thank 890RichardF
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Stunning views and incredible walks. This is a great example of fantastic Wiltshire countryside. There are stunning views and also great routes along the Ridgeway that can take you to Hackpen and beyond towards Avebury. Great for walks on a summer evening.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Barbury Castle in Wiltshire, wonderful views & great walking trails, a gem in Wiltshire with some lovely local villages & pubs.

Thank PaulC5186
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Splendid views even in a wet autumnal day. It’s well worth a visit. You can ramble over the remains of the castle or go for an extended walk. Good parking.

Thank dmarti32
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Brian L
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Response from ScotinEngland | Reviewed this property |
Not within walking distance but there is occasional ice cream van parked up. Nearest pub is 1-2 miles away. The CALLEY ARMS in Hudson village.
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