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Bring a coat because its windy, it doesn't matter what time of year - its windy! I've been coming... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Roundswell Down

I walked up to Roundswell Hill as I have read about the battle and the Parliamentarians fleeing and... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Teresa C
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One mile north of Devizes, Devizes, England
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Bring a coat because its windy, it doesn't matter what time of year - its windy! I've been coming here since a young child with great memories. Now my own child is building memories here too. This was the first walk we took our beloved...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 935scott
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I walked up to Roundswell Hill as I have read about the battle and the Parliamentarians fleeing and falling over the edge where 600 died. Imagine my confusion when reading the information board at the top to be told it was the Royalists that fell!!!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Well worth the struggle to find our way up here . Great views, great feeling of space and fresh air and peace and quite. Informative notice boards

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Liz R
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Roundway down is best approached from below walking up between the strange furrowed Hillside. It is less well known than nearby Westbury white horse but no less fascinating for its sense of History.a great place for a country walk with the dog or a summer...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

After calling at Reeves Bakery in Devizes, we enjoyed a brisk walk with our collie then a peaceful picnic in our motor home with wonderful views. Will return in the spring.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Marian1990
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The views are spectacular across Wiltshire from Oliver’s Castle. Tie a visit to here by exploring the battle site of Roundway Down where Royalist forces beat a larger Parlimentarian force decisively. It’s a good walking area over open grasslands and forest. Dog friendly and plenty...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank U7319RVpeter
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I was here on a training exercise over the weekend. Only live about 25 minutes from this location but have never visited until now. Quite tricky to find. Your navigation skills will be tested. Best bring an OS map to find your way from the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mdjohnst
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This just is a beautiful area to walk around and with a clear day you will surprised how far you can see out into the Wiltshire countryside. I often walk here and always find something to amaze me. The rolling hills are wonderful to see....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Timbythepool
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is such a beautiful hill to visit and chill out. Lovely views, very peaceful, and very accessible.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Rikjohnsonuk
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you are riding your bike along the canal at Devises an absolute must is to pedal to the village of Roundway and from there up the steep hill to the top of the downs. Riding along the byway the white stony road it gave...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Paul R
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