White Horse Hill

Important notice -

Please note Wayland's Smithy will be closed to visitors on 14th and 15th August whilst essential tree maintenance work takes place. We will reopen to visitors on 16th August. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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

School Holiday Activities - Kite flying & orienteering at White Horse Hill

Tue 14 Aug 2018
Join us on White Horse Hill for kite flying (bring along your own kite) and some orienteering around the hillside and features around such as Uffington Castle and Dragons Hill.

White Horse Chalking

Sun 26 Aug 2018
Can you give us 30 minutes of your time to help keep the White Horse in tip-top condition?