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Eight White Horses – 100 Miles

Eight White Horses – 100 Miles

Eight White Horses – 100 Miles 5 day walk 22-26 August Participants are invited to join Ali and Richard on this five-day 100 mile walk. You can join for the entire walk, booking into accommodation all the way round, or sign up for a day….

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Jeanette Winterson on Walking

Jeanette Winterson on Walking

A thank you to felllow Wiltshire White Horse Walker Pam Cogswell who contributed this piece by Jeanette Winterson:   Shelley had been dining out with friends in London — it is perhaps worth adding that the dinner hour was earlier in the 18th century, and…

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BBC Radio Wiltshire

BBC Radio Wiltshire

A quick interview about the Wiltshire Walks on the Sue Davies afternoon show [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/49809973″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] .

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Online Presence #walkwiltshire

Online Presence #walkwiltshire

Walking Wiltshire White Horses is adding a modern dimension to ancient interaction by sharing individual walking experiences online, leaving an organic legacy or “story” behind. At home or on the walk, participants can use twitter, flicker, soundcloud and facebook to record thoughts, photographs, drawings and…

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There will be Transport

There will be Transport

We have had many (understandably) inquiries about transport for the Wiltshire White Horse Walks. The kinks have been ironed out: There will be a transport pick-up at the end of each day that will take walkers back to meeting/starting points. Because transport is limited, if…

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Walking Wiltshire’s White Horses & The Ridgeway Project

Walking Wiltshire’s White Horses & The Ridgeway Project

Background information Earlier this year Creative Wiltshire was commissioned to produce a web based sound and digital imaging project about the Ridgeway in Wiltshire. The starting point for this project is a set images created by photographer Fay Godwin held at the Young Gallery in…

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Westbury to Devizes

Westbury to Devizes

With the backdrop of a stunning sunrise on a beautiful sunny frosty morning in December, I am pacing down the canal to catch the 87 local bus to Bratton, the first of my White Horse visits. Decamped at the sign for Bratton Camp, I easily…

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Devizes to Cherhill to Broad Town

Devizes to Cherhill to Broad Town

Time, ancient knowledge and the elements It’s a gorgeous morning. As I leave Devizes I can see the beautiful landscape ahead, it’s life affirming and I have a sense of stepping out into the future, a long road ahead, full of optimism. Passing up and…

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Day 3. Broad Town – Hackpen – Marlborough

Day 3. Broad Town – Hackpen – Marlborough

There are three of us, Adam, Maria and me. I am carefully studying the OS map, noticing every minute detail – no local knowledge today. We approach the Broad town horse from below, only catching glimpses of it through the undergrowth. Working our way up…

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Day 4. Oare – Pewsey – Alton Barnes – Devizes

Day 4. Oare – Pewsey – Alton Barnes – Devizes

  A cold cold frosty morning, in bright bright sunlight It is crisp and clear, my mind is sparkling full of anticipation, focus and determination. Each day of walking gives me more energy, so much energy I am alone again today and beginning to follow…

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