GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Wootton Rivers Walk

4 miles (6.8 km)

This walk explores the area around the Wiltshire village of Wootton Rivers in theVale of Pewsey. It's a very pretty, rural settlement with picturesque thatched cottages, a fine 16th century pub and canalside walks to enjoy.
This walk takes you along a section of the Kennet and Avon Canal which runs just to the south of the village. You can follow the towpath east to visit neighbouring Burbage, passing a series of pretty locks with some lovely views of the surrounding hills and countryside to enjoy on the way.
To continue your walking in the area pick up the Pewsey Circular Walk and visit the Pewsey Downs Nature Reserve and the Alton Barnes White Horse hill figure.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around Wootton Rivers. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.

Wootton Rivers OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Wootton Rivers Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Wootton Rivers

  • Pewsey - This Wiltshire based village is a great place to visit with excellent walking opportunities in the surrounding area
  • Kennet and Avon Canal Walk - A splendid waterside walk from the Thames at Reading, through Thatcham, Newbury, Hungerford, Great Bedwyn, Pewsey, Devizes, Bradford on Avon to Bath
  • Wilton Windmill - This circular walk visits Wilton Windmill in the North Wessex Downs area of Wiltshire.
  • Tan Hill Way - This walk takes you through the beautiful Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire
  • Pewsey Avon Trail - A delightful walk along the River Avon from Pewsey to Salisbury that links with the River Avon Trail.You will pass several pretty riverside villages including Upavon, Amesbury and Upper and Lower Woodford.
    There are fine views of Salisbury Plain and a series of picturesque riverside pubs if you're in need of refreshment
  • Great Bedwyn - The villages of Great Bedwyn and Pewsey are located on a lovely stretch of the Kennet and Avon Canal in the North Wessex Downs area of Wiltshire
  • Salisbury Plain - This walk explores a section of the ancient Salisbury Plain with its chalk grassland, fascinating historical sites and wide ranging views
  • Salisbury Circular Walk - Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of the famous cathedral before exploring the surrounding rivers, gardens and streets of this famous Wiltshire city
  • Avebury Stones - Visit the largest stone circle in Europe and then explore the lovely surrounding Wiltshire countryside on this circular walk in Wiltshire
  • Stonehenge - This circular walk visits the countryside and woodland around this famous historical site
  • White Horse Trail - This is a circular long distance, waymarked trail running through Wiltshire
  • Westbury White Horse - Climb to Westbury Hill and visit the Westbury White Horse on this circular walk near Bratton in Wiltshire
  • West Woods - This large area of woodland near Marlborough has miles of hard surfaced cycling and walking trails to try
  • Alton Barnes White Horse - This circular walk takes you to a chalk hill figure on Milk Hill near the Wiltshire village of Alton Barnes

Pubs/Cafes

The Royal Oak is a charming thatched pub dating from the 16thcentury. Formerly a coaching inn the building has also been used as a farrier’s yard and the village bakery. There's a fine old interior with low, oak-beamed ceilings and wide, open log fires during the winter months. They have a fine menu and a garden to relax in on warmer days. You can find them at postcode SN8 4NQ for your sat navs.

Photos

Wootton Rivers Bottom Lock - geograph.org.uk - 3621867

Wootton Rivers Bottom Lock

Wootton Rivers, Forest Road - geograph.org.uk - 5466860

Wootton Rivers, Forest Road

Cadley Lock No 54, Kennet and Avon Canal - geograph.org.uk - 856305

Cadley Lock No 54, Kennet and Avon Canal

The Royal Oak, Wootton Rivers - geograph.org.uk - 4587503

The Royal Oak, Wootton Rivers

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