North Wessex Downs AONB, Units 3-4, Denford Manor, Lower Denford, Hungerford, RG17 0UN
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Visit North Wessex Downs


Try localTry local, buy local

Visit the many farm shops, farmer’s markets, pubs, cafes and shops across the North Wessex Downs. By buying our tasty local produce you’ll be supporting the local rural economy.


Give the car a rest

Give the car a rest

The North Wessex Downs has 2,855km of footpaths, bridleways and byways – great ways to see the area without adding to the traffic.
Use public transport or reduce your mileage by exploring near where you are staying – there are lots of fantastic places to discover right on your doorstep.


Reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce reuse recyclePlease help us reduce waste by avoiding overly packaged goods and remembering your re-usable shopping bag. Use the local recycling facilities and keep the North Wessex Downs beautiful by taking your rubbish home.


Switch off, save energy and water

Switch offHelp us reduce energy use and CO2 emissions by turning off lights and appliances when you don’t need them. Enjoy the dark skies of the North Wessex Downs!

The North Wessex Downs are home to internationally rare chalk streams that provide very special habitats and valuable water resources – help us conserve the streams by not wasting precious water


Show you care

show you care

When you’re planning your next trip to the North Wessex Downs try to choose businesses which are environmentally friendly such as the Our Land members who are part of the North Wessex Downs Tourism Network.




You can download a copy of the visitor charter here.