Countryside Gateways in the South West (WIP)



World Heritage:

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape, Cornwall and Devon

Dorset and East Devon Coast, Devon and Dorset

Stonehenge (NT), Avebury (NT) and Associated Sites, Wiltshire: Amesbury, Swindon, Marlborough, Devizes, Calne


National Parks:


Exmoor (including its Heritage Coast)



Blackdown Hills

Cornwall AONB (including its Heritage Coast)

Cotswolds, Gloucestershire: Chipping Campden, Cirencester, Dursley, Marshfield, Minchinhampton, Moreton-in-Marsh, Nailsworth, Northleach, Stow-on-the-Wold, Stonehouse, Stroud, Tetbury, Winchcombe, Wotton-under-Edge; Wiltshire: Highworth, Malmesbury

Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs: Wilton, Mere, Warminster (including Cley Hill, Wiltshire (NT): Warminster)

Dorset AONB (including its Heritage Coast)

East Devon AONB (including its Heritage Coast)

Isles of Scilly AONB

Malvern Hills, Gloucestershire: nr Newent

Mendip Hills

North Devon Coast (including its Heritage Coast)

North Wessex Downs, Wiltshire: Marlborough, Swindon, Ludgershall, Devizes, Calne (including Calstone and Cherhill Downs, Wiltshire (NT): Calne; Lockeridge Dene and Piggledene, Wiltshire (NT): Marlborough; The Coombes, Hinton Parva, Wiltshire (NT): Swindon)

Quantock Hills

South Devon AONB (including its Heritage Coast)

Tamar Valley

Wye Valley, Gloucestershire: nr Coleford


National Trust:

The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Wiltshire: (Fairford), Highworth

Crickley Hill, Gloucestershire: nr Cheltenham

Dover’s Hill, Gloucestershire: nr Moreton-in-Marsh

Figsbury Ring, Wiltshire: Amesbury, Salisbury

Haresfield Beacon and Standish Wood, Gloucestershire: nr Stonehouse, Stroud

Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons, Gloucestershire: Minchinhampton

Pepperbox Hill, Wiltshire: Salisbury

Sutton Lane Meadows, Wiltshire: Chippenham

(White Horse Hill, Oxfordshire:) Swindon

Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire: Stroud


National Trails:

Cotswold Way, Gloucestershire: nr Cheltenham 3km (2 miles), Wotton-under Edge, Dursley, Winchcombe, Chipping Campden; Somerset: Bath

South West Coast Path

The Ridgeway (route): Wiltshire: Marlborough, Swindon (Barbury Castle hill fort)

Thames Path: Wiltshire: Cricklade

Swindon, Barbury Castle

Swindon, Barbury Castle