Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Afternoon Walk: 18th August 2.00-5.00 pm.
Win Green -Berwick St John
led by Isobel Geddes
Meet at 2.00 pm at the Win Green National Trust car park. Grid Ref. ST 923 205 Postcode: SP7
From Shaftesbury, take A30 towards Salisbury. In Ludwell, turn
right towards Ashmore. The access road to Win Green car park is on your left, before you reach the B3081
Distance / terrain: This walk is
5.5 miles long. It starts and finishes at Win Green on the ancient trackway, known as the Ox Drove, running along the top of the Chalk escarpment at the northern edge of Cranborne Chase. The
magnificent panorama on a clear day extends northwards across Wiltshire as far as the Marlborough Downs, eastwards into Dorset’s Blackmoor Vale and south to the coastal Purbeck Hills. Berwick St John
provides a contrast to the Chalk downland, as it nestles one hundred and fifty metres below on the Greendand, in the shadow of Winkelbury, an Iron Age hill-fort. A track runs down the side of this
once-fortified spur to lane leading to the village; the route returns to Win Green up another downland track with an easy gradient. Mud can be a problem in places after wet weather.
Stout footwear, clothing to suit the prevailing weather conditions and reasonable mobility will be
Cost: £10 (£8 WANHS members)
Booking is essential for this event. Payment taken on booking please. If you have any questions please telephone 01380 727369 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can book and pay in person at the Museum or by card over the telephone 01380 727369.
Museum opening times 10-5 Mon-Sat; 12-4 Sundays
Online booking is available via Yapsody. You do not need a Pay Pal account to use this payment method.
August 31st - Sept.
2nd 2018 Bradford Walking Festival
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