30 October: White Horse, Uffington

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Walk itinerary:       
Meet in front of the Main Reception                                                                                              Depart at 8.00 am                                                                                                                      Return: circa 18:00 hours
Total walk length: circa 12 km (7.5 miles)                                                                                  Terrain: generally a mixture of hard paths and field paths. The route can be muddy after wet weather.                                                                                                                              WALKING BOOTS and rain jacket a must for this walk. For advice on clothing see here. 

Cost: £8 for members of Cranfield University’s walking society, non-members £12 (includes transport, cost of educational visit & lunch).
Book your place at the Cranfield Students’ Association’s office, 1st floor by Tuesday 25 October                                                                                                                                         Show you membership card to claim a discounted rate when booking a place.

This event is sponsored by the Community Centre

Have a look at this website on the day of the walk to see if there’s an update.

The Uffington White Horse, as seen from an alt...
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A special guided walk by Andrew Foley, National Trust Ranger. Come and see the oldest chalk figure in England, dating back 3000 years.

Late lunch at The Fox and Hounds pub.                                                                            Download this walk

2 thoughts on “30 October: White Horse, Uffington

    guest said:
    October 28, 2011 at 20:43

    Please remember that on Sunday 30th October at 2.00 AM the clocks in the UK are changed back to 1.00 AM – from British Summer Time to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) until March 2012. Since they go back 1 hour, the people who forget may arrive 1 hour early for this meeting at 8 AM. I always try and remember to change my watch when I go to bed, my laptop changes automatically.

    ksodo said:
    November 1, 2011 at 08:04

    Twenty two of us turned up for this early start (8am) walk that started with a drive to Oxfordshire. There we met with Andy, National Trust Ranger, and Nan, a local volunteer who were our guides for the day. We did get a bit of unexpected rain during the day but that could not hamper our enjoyment of this guided 8mile walk across beautiful countryside. Excellent walk and we did learn a lot about local history and also woodland management. Check out our photos from this walk – the amazing autumn colours are dancing all over these pictures!-)

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