A Walk to view the Archaeology of Knap Hill, near Pewsey, Wiltshire

A specialist led walk with Katy Whitaker and Dan Miles to experience the amazing archaeological landscape around Knap Hill

Date:Sun, 10 May 2015
Pricing:£3 Members, £5 Non-Members
Time:11am to approximately 3pm
Contact:General enquiries to Steve Fisher - walks@cba-wessex.org.uk

A six kilometre walk starting at Knap Hill on the northern edge of the Vale of Pewsey to view the Neolithic causewayed enclosure with its distinctive segmented ditches, – originally excavated by the Cunningtons in 1908-1909.  Then taking a circular route to encompass Adam’s Grave long barrow of Cotswold-Severn type, the white horse and the medieval enclosure and on to Wansdyke and finally returning to Knap Hill car park.  Breathtaking views across the Vale of Pewsey onto Salisbury Plain.

Assuming good weather we recommend you bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the views.

Meeting point:  the car park below Knap Hill at SU116 638 (nearest post code is SN8 4JX but be careful as this does not take you to the car park).

See ‘Bookings’ instructions below for details on how to book this event.


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Each event can be booked online. Once we receive your initial booking we will check the available spaces and send you a confirmation email (this may take a day or two). Book walk online here

If you are unable to book your walk online then you should contact our Walks Secretary at , giving your name, contact telephone number and email address together with your choice of events you wish to book. It is important you let us know how many member and/or non-member places you require for each event.


Please do not pay until you have received a confirmation email from our Secretary. If you have access to internet banking then after you have made a booking and received your confirmation it is easiest to pay CBA Wessex by direct payment to Sort code 20-75-01 Account number 43040208. You MUST quote your surname and event date(s) in the payment reference field in order that we can match your payment to your booking(s).

If you are unable to pay through internet banking then you should make a cheque payable to CBA Wessex and send it to our Treasurer at 8 Newstead Court, 41 Newstead Road, Bournemouth BH6 3HL. Please accompany your cheque with a note to let our Treasurer know who you are and the date of the event(s) you are paying for, also whether you booked online or through our Events Secretary.

It is OK to make one payment for multiple bookings. We simply need to know what your payment is for in order that we can match it against your booking(s). Unfortunately your booking is not confirmed until payment has been received by CBA Wessex.