White Horse Hill

Ancient rolling downland, home to an enigmatic chalk hill figure

More about this place

Sunset around White Horse Hill
Walking trail

Walk our trail 

Enjoy a walk across the ancient chalk downs of Oxfordshire and absorb the history found along this enigmatic stretch of the ancient Ridgeway, passing by the White Horse, Dragon Hill and Ashdown.

A skylark in heather

Flying of drones at White Horse Hill  

The use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our byelaws, without the necessary required qualifications and a licence granted by us.

Looking down on Dragon Hill from White Horse Hill

Did Saint George slay the dragon on Dragon Hill? 

One of our most famous stories in England is around Saint George slaying his dragon with a sword. There are lots of locations that are rumoured in myths and legends as the site where the almighty slaying took place, and our Dragon Hill, sat in the shadow of White Horse Hill and above the Manger is one of them.

White Horse Hill

What's on

Upcoming events

Secrets and Legends at White Horse Hill

Sun 23 Jun 2019
12:00-14:00
Nobody really knows why the White Horse was placed into the side of this Hill so it’s always been a place of secrets and legends as well as some fascinating facts.

White Horse Chalking

Sat 06 Jul 2019
10:00-16:00
Can you give us 30 minutes of your time to help keep the White Horse in tip-top condition?

Nature Walk

Sun 21 Jul 2019
13:00-15:00
Join us on our ranger led nature walk around White Horse Hill.