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Lovely views

Lovely views and nice picnic area, good walks, great place for dogs, the only down side is that the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
1karan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
A great place to walk and chill out

Wanted to go for a walk and found this place, it’s a hill fort not a castle but such a beautiful... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
Kimberly W
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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 June 24, 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

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Reviewed June 24, 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

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Reviewed June 14, 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 May 19, 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

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Reviewed February 11, 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 Richard F
Reviewed December 31, 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 October 6, 2017

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

Thank PaulC5186
Reviewed September 26, 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
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We took our labrador here for a run around knowing that there are a couple of options if the fields have sheep in them. There were quite a lot of people about so it was easy to ask those coming back from the castle whether...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

The weather was breathtaking and the views stunning as we walked east from the castle car park. The Ridgeway walk was lovely with wide open countryside to take in looking north. There a large car park, picnic area, loos and occasionally an ice cream van...More

Thank Andrew C
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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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