Countryside areas in Wiltshire
Wiltshire has a vast amount of countryside to explore including woodlands and trails. Get outside and enjoy the space with your family this autumn.
Discover all the best places to enjoy the outdoors from hills and open countryside. This large county ensures there's plenty of space for exercise and enjoyment.
Wander beyond Avebury into the surrounding landscape and find footpaths through fields towards Windmill Hill. If you want a more challenging hike, follow the ancient ceremonial route which joins the henge at Avebury with nearby Overton Hill.
Explore the wider countryside around the Stourhead estate. Discover an Iron Age hillfort, Alfred’s Tower and ancient woodland. Then rest a while and listen to the wide variety of birds and creatures that call this estate home.
Cherhill Down can be identified by the chalk white horse and the Lansdowne Monument. Calstone Down is tucked behind, a perfect habitat for birds, insects and flowers.
Explore the parkland and reconnect with nature with walks through fields and woodlands. Benches give an opportunity to stop and pause to admire the wildlife.
Follow in the footsteps of the people who built the Stonehenge Landscape 4,500 years ago, by visiting prehistoric monuments and settlements surrounding the iconic stone circle.
Explore Win Green on the South Wessex Downs.
A distinctive landmark rich in wildlife and archaeology on the outskirts of the Longleat estate in Wiltshire.
A chalk ridge landmark with far-reaching views and a diverse habitat supporting several rare or uncommon species including orchids, juniper and yew woodland.