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White Horse Hill

Uffington SN7 7QJ, England
+44 1793 762209
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Stunning views and atmosphere

Brilliant view to the north of Oxfordshire from the Downs and the long distance footpath the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Andrew C
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Swindon
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Great for an afternoon walk but no facilities

This place is great for an afternoon walk and has amazing views across oxfordshire, however be... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Victoria R
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Kidlington, England, United Kingdom
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Dated to about 1400 BC, this mysterious figure is carved into a chalk hillside just below an Iron Age hill fort and can only be seen in its entirety by air.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Uffington SN7 7QJ, England
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant view to the north of Oxfordshire from the Downs and the long distance footpath the Ridgeway. A good car park owned by the National Trust is a pay one about 800 metres from the summit to the hill. The white horse needs to be...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This place is great for an afternoon walk and has amazing views across oxfordshire, however be prepared as there are no facilities.. there is normally an ice cream van in the car park, which is pay and display, but no toilets, so if you get...More

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The family went yesterday. It was absolutely stunning. Beautiful landscape. Only bad side is it's hard to see the whole house unless you have a drone.

Thank Joel S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I definitely recommend taking the walk out to see the White Horse at Uffington. We parked at the official National Trust car park and were given very helpful directions by the NT lady on site of where to walk. It's about 1/2 mile across gently...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I came here in May but as I arrived it started bucketing with rain so there was no point in venturing out onto the hill. I was back in the area in early July and saw this on a lovely clear sunny day. There was...More

Thank fmacandr
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My parents live about 20 minutes away from White Horse Hill, so we decided that before we went back home to America we would spend the day there. First off, you have to pay for parking it is £2 for 2 hours or £4 for...More

Thank Forever9810
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Best views around the plan and loads of walking. Postcode showed in National Trust was a close location and not the exact parking, so if you follow the post code in National Trust, make sure you follow the road signs.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I'd seen pictures, and driven past some of the other chalk sculptures in the region, but I'd always wanted to see the Uffington White Horse, up close, in person. The first thing is to notice that it's on the interior of a partially bowl-shaped hillside....More

Thank Kathleen E S F
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The hill is damaged constantly by the dry weather and human touch so twice a year they have these chalking reservation projects that allow public to join. The hill itself is a lovely place for a walk and u can see hints of the horse...More

Thank ivy_oops
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

As we were in the area we decided to make our way up to the White Horse Hill. As we drove up the steep incline to the car park, you can see by the picture below the view spanning for miles. From the car park,we...More

Thank chrisdodd4
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Mihaela C
23 April 2016|
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Response from tripleplay97 |
With difficulty. I saw a bus stop in a nearby village, which appears to be the Saturday-only X47 from Wantage. I'd personally recommend renting/bringing a bicycle and heading over from Swindon or Didcot, as the area is well... More
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VaishaliShetti
28 November 2015|
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Response from tripleplay97 |
Basically there's a hill to walk around and look at. You can use it as a starting point for various long walks in the area, covering a lot of archaeological sites. The car park might have an ice cream van in it. The X47... More
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