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Walks – Long (7 miles+)

Around Swallowcliffe ‘the Cliff of the Swallow’

Distance: 9 miles (15km)
Time: Allow 6 hrs
Terrain: 2 steep inclines and a number of steep declines, fields, paths, country lanes - a more strenuous walk - 8 Stiles

Description: On this circular walk journey through three pretty historic villages; Swallowcliffe known since Saxon times as ‘the Cliff of the Swallow’, Sutton Mandeville, and Fovant, all nestled at the foot of the downs. The area has an air of timelessness. Explore 2 ancient churches, ancient iron-age hill forts, hills and downs, and enjoy glorious views of the Fovant Badges and surrounding countryside along an ancient ridgeway.

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