Wiltshire Geology Group
Wiltshire Geology Group

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Wiltshire's landscape is inextricably bound up with the rocks beneath the surface. It is our aim to raise public awareness of Earth Sciences and draw peoples attention to the way the landscape, and the towns and villages within it, are influenced by the underlying geology.

Upcoming Events


     WALK: Uffington Castle, the white horse and Wayland’s Smithy  

A circular late-afternoon walk led by Isobel Geddes

Date: Saturday 19 August  

    Time: 5.00 pm.




et at Meet at 5.00 pm in the National Trust             car park 

        Grid Ref. SU 293 866  

        (What3Words = gilding.bends.fallen)


Turn south off the B4507 at the Woolstone crossroads (signposted to white horse/NT car park)


members of Wiltshire Geology Group are welcome but numbers are limited to 14 so you will need to book and pay through Wiltshire Heritage Museum.


Cost: £12 (£10 WANHS members)

Booking: essential ‘book online’ below.


If you are unable to use the online booking system, then tickets can be booked and paid for at Wiltshire Museum Telephone: 01380 727369  Email Enquiries: hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk













A 3.5 mile walk looking at the geology and archaeology in the landscape, following the Ridgeway from Uffington Castle hill-fort, with the original prehistoric white horse below, to Wayland’s Smithy long barrow.

With approx. 1.75 hours walking plus about an hour looking around the sites, time of expected return to car park is about 8pm.


A level of fitness is required sufficient for a walk of 3-4 miles, with some uphill tracks. If weather forecast is too bad, we will postpone the walk! Please wear walking shoes and bring waterproof clothing to ward off any rain.


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