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Fantastic walk

We walked here from Compton Bassett where we were staying and it was fantastic. Up close the horse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SuzannahA
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Gympie, Australia
A once majestic site, in need of repair

Part of the Complex overlooking Cherhill consisting of the Oldbury Castle, and Oldbury White horse... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
tobyl325
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Calne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice places sorts be over charging isn't good the women that served is someone who I wouldn't employ rude and seem that she ran the place. Will not return

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank itjob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked here from Compton Bassett where we were staying and it was fantastic. Up close the horse is a tad grey and the monument not so impressive as it is from a distance but wow, the view from there over Wiltshire is stunning. Absolutely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Part of the Complex overlooking Cherhill consisting of the Oldbury Castle, and Oldbury White horse, a small climb is needed to the top, but once up there a relatively easy walk along the ridge at the top. Popular year round, whether it’s sunny or snowy....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tobyl325
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Weather dependent, the footpaths can be used for a casual walk, walking the dogs or mountain biking. Various paths lead away from the ‘peak’ so you could be out for an hour or several if you so wished.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikejoe1993
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I was very excited when I learned there were several white horses not far from where we were travelling this day as I've been keen to see one. Luckily we were using a GPS as there was no road signage for the Cherhill horse, which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdelaidePam
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The National Trust maintains the Cherhill White Horse and obelisk monument. It's located in a particularly pastoral area that makes for undistracted vistas and a highly personal overall experience. Of the multiple such horses in the area (some quite old with others more contemporary), Cherhill...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank preglad
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Parked in one of the lay-bys on the A4 and took the dog for a quite steep walk to the top. A strong pair of boots would be advised. Views are truly stunning out in all directions - luckily I chose clear day. White horse...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X1652OCrichardw
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Since we didn't know about the folly of white horse art in the UK, it was a treat to learn about these treasures dotted around the countryside. On our Mad Max Tour, which drove from Avebury to Lacock, our guide stopped and visited a little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful walk which can be approached from several different directions depending upon how many miles you’d like to walk. Stunning views over the Marlborough downs can be had from the Iron age hill fort at the top. The Lansdown monument along with the Cherill...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChrismBlackler
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Wiltshire has many white horses and the aspect and size of this one definitely makes it worth a visit. Do your research and find all of Wiltshire’s white horses I think there is 7 and plan your tour to see all in a day which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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