Winter walks in Wiltshire

What better way to soak up the history and mystery of Wiltshire's ancient monuments and countryside than on a winter's walk?

The henge and circle at Avebury

Winter warmer walk

Why not leave the crowds behind and join archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall for a winter ramble around the stone circles? You'll learn all about prehistoric Avebury from the expert, followed by Christmas liqueur and mince pies in the National Trust shop where you'll have the chance to shop with a 10% discount.

Calstone Downs

Calstone Down tranquil walk

Enjoy a walk dotted with many archaeological features and butterflies in the summer, with a view from the top that will take your breath away.

A view from Whitesheet Hill

Stourhead Whitesheet Hill walk

Look out for tree sparrows and other interesting birds and take in the panoramic views over the Stourhead estate and surrounding countryside on a walk of considerable archaeological interest.

Dinton Park

Dinton Park walk

Explore a tranquil, historic parkland on this gentle walk secluded within the Nadder Valley.

The Packhorse Bridge in Lacock Village in Wiltshire

Lacock riverside walk

Experience beautiful views of the abbey as you follow the banks of the River Avon. This picturesque route takes you through the medieval village and out to the surrounding countryside.

Standing Stones at Avebury

Avebury archaeology walk

Catch glimpses of mysterious Silbury Hill, pass Bronze Age burial mounds, and walk along ancient roads with fabulous views.


World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire