The good news is that if you want to see this monument you need to walk. It is set along the Ridgeway and is about over a mile from the nearest car park. Sometimes you need to walk to a place to get the atmosphere and to get yourself in the moment. The barrow is over 4000 years old and... 更多
Its a bit of a walk from the National Trust car park to the long barrow, about 2.5 miles round trip, although the path is pretty much devoid of any uphill walking. The long barrow is nicely set in an enclosure bordered by mixed woodland. It has the feel of a quiet country churchyard. The front of the barrow has... 更多
Not worth going miles out of your way to find, but if you are in the area, say to see the white horse, well worth a pop by. Well maintained and easy to access, even on horse back or mountain bike.
From Uffington white horse car park it's a mile and a half hike up to the barrow, but well worth it if you're into your prehistory. It's an excellent example of a Neolithic long barrow and the burial chamber is open, although rather cramped, for examination. There is a single information point for the barrow.
Went there whilst walking the Ridgeway. Not too sure how you would access it otherwise. Would require a bit of a walk. Car access up there is limited. I found it to be very peaceful and not really spooky like it said in one of my guide books.
This is ok it isn't anything special and took about 5 mins to walk around.... I went with my fiancé and 2 young child ages 3 and 5. After we looked around here there was a nice Walk thur the forest which we all enjoyed more then the stones.
we came with our cousins from their home in didcot, about a 20-30 minute drive away. a lovely warm sunny day. came upon this site along to the right from the carpark, along the ridgeway, an ancient road, now a hiking path, that runs along the beskshire downs. we walked about 60 minutes along the ridgeway before turning to go... 更多
Wayland's Smithy was a real highlight of my visit to the Uffington horse site. I was fairly tired after hours wandering around the horse hills, but made time for Wayland's Smithy. It was definitely worth the aching feet to stop by. A really remarkable site--off the radar for many visitors so it was quite quiet and made for a very... 更多
Not the most widely sung archaeological site in the country but it really should be. Absolutely worth the wander up from the car park and along the track. Not many sites like it in the UK - absolutely fantastic, and well managed considering it's not manned!