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White Horse Hill

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Address: Uffington, Oxford, England
Description: Dated to about 1400 BC, this mysterious figure is carved into a chalk...
Dated to about 1400 BC, this mysterious figure is carved into a chalk hillside just below an Iron Age hill fort and can only be seen in its entirety by air.
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Cute landmark

Nice for a Sunday morning walk! Cute landmark of the white horse, great views over uffington! Great pictures to take and great excercise, lots of walking not for the faint hearted

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nice for a Sunday morning walk! Cute landmark of the white horse, great views over uffington! Great pictures to take and great excercise, lots of walking not for the faint hearted

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The view from up on the hill beside the Uffington White Horse will literally take your breath away. To get here follow the B4507 along the base of White Horse Hill until you get to Woolstone. At a crossroads a brown sign directs you uphill to the official Uffington White Horse and Waylands Smithy car park. The view from the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sometimes do a circular walk around the hill . This whole area is magical early in the morning especially when there has been a sharp frost . From the top you can see for miles and there are acres of space to run , play and fly kites . Shame about having to pay for the parking though

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

White horse hill is a beautiful place. You can see for miles from the top of the barrow. Great place for kite flying and escaping.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Climb the hill and you can see expansive beautiful views of the rolling british countryside, lovely on a summers evening with a picnic. You can also walk up to the chalk carvings themselves. Disappointed to see a review not far below where this attraction has been criticized for a lack of modern facilities as in my opinion it would be... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Although the weather wasn't kind we enjoyed the walk up the steep hill from the car park. Decent views. Stylistic horse. Near to Uffington castle hill to see afterwards.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A long walk to site a bit uphill so not suitable for everyone But once there amazing views and also the castle which is another short uphill walk.A most enjoyable long afternoon Plenty of fresh air as a bit windy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Historically a must with fantastic views on a clear day ,you can go as far as you like along the famous ridgeway,great for dog walkersand have a walk around the village of uffington at the foot of the hill and don't forget to go to dragon hill as well

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Amazing sight and views and pretty accessible even for a slightly disabled person like myself! Take a picnic!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Although it may take some navigating skills to find this place it is more than worth the effort. Pack a picnic lunch and spend the day walking these amazing 6,000 y/o monuments. The hill consists of the White Horse, Dragon Hill, The Ridgeway, Uffington Castle and Wayland's Smithy. The paths are well maintained and there is a very nice picnic... More 

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