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Wonderful views at the ruins of a iron-age fort

The climb to Uffington Castle is pleasant and the views along the way and at the top are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lupaglupa
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Albany, New York
Great views from the Iron Age Hill Fort

Accessing this is easiest from the White Horse carpark, but there is also a walk from the village... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Russell S
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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White Horse Hill is crowned by a Celtic fort called Uffington Castle, lying some 500 feet above sea level, and dating from the seventh century BC.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dragon Hill Road, Uffington SN7 7RE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The climb to Uffington Castle is pleasant and the views along the way and at the top are stupendous. The castle is not at all what one imagines when the word castle is said - there are no stone walls and no turrets. Instead one...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Accessing this is easiest from the White Horse carpark, but there is also a walk from the village for those that are seeking more exercise. Once completing the short walk from the car park there are amazing views of Oxfordshire and West Berkshire to admire....More

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must admit, we found this by chance as we were driving home and saw some interesting signs. We looked at the white horse first and then continued up to look at the castle. It’s not a castle as you would imagine, but it’s where...More

Thank tufttufttuft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked nearby and walked up to the castle as part of our days walk good views from the top and an interesting place to go to. From the car park it is a short walk across the fields with a short climb

Thank hartlovap
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Located in a strategic and commanding position atop Uffington Hill, you can see the solid earthwork ramparts surrounding the top. The view from here is stunning.

Thank alec s
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Visited Uffington Castle on the Ridgeway with the kids and had the Castle / Fort remains to ourselves! Located just above the more famous White Horse, most people don't realise the fort is even there. Nicely preserved and maintained by the National Trust. Great view...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Views are spectacular and you can take the dog. The white horse has been taped off for protection from erosion but it's still a wonderful site. To really appreciate this ancient wonder it would be better seen from the air pity they don't do this.

Thank cherylbrine
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A fantastic place to view the landscape for miles around which was great because it was such a clear and bright day. It must have been a very impressive site in its day and still is. It is a great place of interest to visit...More

Thank exessp
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re visiting the White Horse carry on over the hill and see some fine views of several counties. The circular ditch is interesting, but is all that is here - for me the view outwards from where the settlement would have been was the...More

Thank Gavin R
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is a wonderful place on a clear day - "you can see for miles and miles and mile"! There is a 360 degree view, the only downsides are Swindon and Didcot power station - both on the horizon. Take yourself back to neolithic times!

Thank FovantHighFlyer
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