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The Great Stones Way
Walking Holiday in
Southern England

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The Great Stones Way
Walking Holiday in England
from Swindon to Salisbury
via Avebury Stone Circle and Stone Row, Wiltshire’s White Horses, Stonehenge, Old Sarum and Salisbury.

Our walking route on the Great Stones Way is 58 miles long and is one of the newest UK walking trails. It starts in Swindon and goes via Avebury, Stonehenge, and Old Sarum to finish in Salisbury. You will also see 2 of the 8 White Horses in Wiltshire.
The Avebury Stone Circle and Stone Row, and Stonehenge, are World Heritage Sites. These are just two of the many prehistoric stone circles and henges you will pass along this route.
The hiking route is a great first walking holiday experience as it is easy walking and offers a wealth of interesting places to visit en-route.

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The Great Stones Way connects with:

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Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

The Great Stones Way
from Swindon to Salisbury
8 day Itinerary
6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Swindon
Day 2: Coate Water Country Park to Avebury             12 miles
Optional Day: in Avebury
Day 3: Avebury to Honeystreet                                       8 miles
Day 4: Honeystreet to Upavon                                       10 miles
Day 5: Upavon to Durrington                                          14 miles
Day 6: Durrington to Great Durnford, via Stonehenge  7 miles
Day 7: Great Durnford to Salisbury, via Old Sarum       7 miles
Optional Day: in Salisbury
Day 8: Depart after breakfast


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All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £59 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
58 miles/93 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/14 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
2 White Horses
Avebury Stone Circle and Row
Kennet and Avon Canal
Old Sarum
Salisbury Cathedral
This route connects with:
The Ridgeway
White Horse Trail
Kennet & Avon Canal Towpath
Clarendon Way
Avon Valley Path

What’s included
in your Great Stones Way
walking holiday
in Wiltshire, Southern England

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Great Stones Way
walking holiday
in Wiltshire, Southern England

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

What’s not included
in your Great Stones Way
walking holiday
in Wiltshire, Southern England

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance
  • entrance fees to local attractions

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane to Bournemouth, Southampton, Bristol or London where we can arrange transfer to Swindon
  • By Car to Swindon where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to Swindon or Salisbury

Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.

UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252

9am to 9pm
US +1 (646) 233-1541
New York 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST
AUS +61 (02) 8006 0182
Sydney 10 hours ahead of UK time: 7pm to 7am EADT
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Toronto 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST