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The Ridgeway
Walking Holiday in
Southern England
From Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon
in 10 days
with 9 nights and 8 days walking

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The Ridgeway
Walking Holiday in Southern England
 from Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon
via Overton Hill, The Uffington White Horse, Goring, The River Thames, The Grand Union Canal and Tring

Enjoy a self-guided walking holiday on the 87-mile long-distance National Trail of The Ridgeway. Our UK walking holiday on The Ridgeway starts in the World Heritage Site of Avebury in Wiltshire and winds its way in a north-eastern direction across the chalk ridges of Marlborough Downs and the North Wessex Downs to the Thames Valley at Streatley. Then across the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to finish at Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire.

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We offer 1 suggested itinerary for walking The Ridgeway:
10 day holiday, 92 miles
Please see details below

The Ridgeway 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 Ridgeway
from Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon
10 Day Itinerary
8 days walking and 9 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Avebury
Day 2: Avebury to Ogbourne St George, via Overton Hill  11 miles
Day 3: Obourne St George to Ashbury                                 11 miles
Day 4: Ashbury to Letcombe Regis                                       9 miles
Day 5: Letcombe Regis to Goring                                         14 miles
Day 6: Goring to Watlington                                                 15 miles
Day 7: Watlington to Princes Risborough                              11 miles
Day 8: Princes Risborough to Tring                                      15 miles
Day 9: Tring to Ivinghoe Beacon, to Tring                             7 miles
Day 10: Depart after breakfast


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All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £55 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
9 nights, 8 days walking
Total Distance:
92 miles/147 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/15 miles
Average Daily distance:
11.5 miles
Avebury Stone Circles
Uffington White Horse
The River Thames
The Grand Union Canal
Ivinghoe Beacon
This route connects with:
Great Stones Way
White Horse Trail
Thames Path
Shakespeares Way
Grand Union Canal Towpath

What’s included
in your UK walking holiday
in South England on
The Ridgeway

  • 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
  • guide book to The Ridgeway Guide Book

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
in South England on
The Ridgeway

  • 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 UK walking holiday
in South England on
The Ridgeway

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

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.

We offer National Trail walking holidays in England and Wales in the UK.  This is one of our categories of walking holidays.