Roundway Devizes Andrew Perrott

A truly special place, protected for you

From remote, rolling downland to picture postcard villages the North Wessex Downs are truly special. Undoubtedly among Britain’s most beautiful landscapes, they are somewhere to be treasured, protected and enjoyed. Straddling four counties and often unheralded, this is an area united by a single factor – chalk.

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    Thank you to everybody who joined us for North Wessex Downs Walking Festival to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary. We are so grateful to all our partners and vols who helped make it happen - we couldn't do it without you!

    Big thanks to Mark and Lucy from @LetcombeBP for showing us all the amazing work that's taken place along the Letchombe Brook and the wildlife that's blooming within it.
    #chalkstreams #volunteers #walking


    image credits: Roundway, Andrew Perrott; Bluebells at Cobham Frith, Cedric Cottrell; River Lambourn; Roe Deer Berwick Bassett, David White;
    Wheat, Ann Shepley; Walking boots, Ann Shepley; Pewsey Downs, Mark Somerville