The Ridgeway
DescriptionStep back in time on this wonderful 85 mile route which follows an ancient chalk ridge route used by prehistoric man The trail starts at Overton Hill in Wiltshire on the edge of the Marlborough Downs and heads east through the Chiltern Hills to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire.
Highlights on this fascinating route include a series of iron age forts, the beautiful Chiltern Hills and a lovely stretch along the River Thames at Goring-on-Thames.

Please see the map below for a basic overview of this route or
Distance86 miles (139 km)
Memory Map RouteThe Ridgeway.mmo
GPX FileThe Ridgeway.gpx
Route Photos

Start of the route at Overton HillView of the path at HackpenOn the route near Ogbourne St GeorgeNear Wayland's Smithy
Wayland's Smithy Neolithic long barrow and chamber tombApproaching the Uffington White HorseThe River Thames at StreatleyIvinghoe Beacon

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Map (Route in Red)
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