Price: £12.00Book Activity
From one hour WALX in your local country park to a half day in the hills, our Explorer WALX capture the variety of scenery, themes and types of WALX that suit your lifestyle. If you love WALX to the pub or WALX with the dog or simply WALX in wild locations we have them all! Whether long, short, tough or gentle we welcome all ages and all levels.
Today`s Walk: Today we are at Alton Barnes for a longer walk - 8.5 miles - taking in the Kennet & Avon canal towards All Cannings and then up to Tan Hill and back along the Wansdyke to Milk Hill and Alton Barnes white horse.
This walk is a longer walk and is open to non-polers. If you would like to try poles please contact me in advance to arrange to borrow some of our strapless activiator poles.
Length and Grade: A 8.5 mile walk with elevation gain of 300m from canal to Milk Hill which is highest point in Wiltshire. You must be fairly fit to join this walk as we are going a fairly fast pace and the walk incldues several climbs some of them quite steep.
Location: Start at the car park at the base of Alton Barnes white horse.
Notes: There are no facilites on this walk so please bring a snack for a mid walk break where we can sit and take in the views (weather permitting). We will then drive to the Honeystreet Mill cafe for a brunch after the walk. You must tell me if you want to join this as I will need to book us a table outside.
Please note walkers must observe social distancing following government guidelines for COVD-19, and keep at least one metre plus apart.
You must re-visit your PARQ and answer all questions including decalrations on COVID 19.
Please bring your own equipement or if you need to borrow poles you will be provided with Activator strapless poles which are much easier to clean.
All activities will respect social distancing guidelines of 1 metre plus apart.
You can wear a mask if you would prefer to but this is not mandatory.
For info regarding accommodation & places to visit near this walk visit: The Outdoor Guide