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Fovant Badges

Fovant Badges

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Cleeve Copse

Cleeve Copse

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Philipps House in Dinton Park

Philipps House in Dinton Park

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Dinton Mill

Dinton Mill

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Knapp Down

Knapp Down

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Garden at Tisbury Mill

Garden at Tisbury Mill

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Tisbury Mill

Tisbury Mill

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

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Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant Walk

The Nadder Valley, Dinton Park, undulating countryside of the West Wiltshire Downs, with views to distant coombes, and the regimental Fovant Badges (large hill side figures)

Length 23.8 km (14.8 mi), of which 5.0 km (3.1 mi) on tarmac or concrete
Toughness 7 out of 10
Features This is one of the furthest daywalks from London. It explores the Nadder Valley east of Tisbury, part of the West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is spectacular walking country with some breathtaking views. Without scaling any ridges or steep ascents, the route meanders through the beautiful undulating and peaceful countryside with a few grassy U-shaped valleys, pretty views out to some distant coombes, and scenic Dinton Park with its grand mansion (Philipps House). A couple of picturesque former corn mills on the Nadder River are walked past, while the afternoon route also offers views from a wood fringe across a valley to the Fovant Badges, regimental badges cut into the chalk, and the largest group of hill side figures in Europe, before leading through a couple of quiet villages followed by a gentle descent across fields back into Tisbury, a remarkably unspoilt village. An extended walk, rated 10/10 and leading through the Fovant Badges up to the ridge of Fovant Down with its Chiselbury Iron Age hill fort site is described.
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National Rail: 03457 48 49 50 • Travelline SE (bus times): 0871 200 2233 (12p/min) • TFL (London) : 0343 222 1234

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Feb-17

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