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Chieftains Walk
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Demanding

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

1.3 miles

Trail is currently open

Bury Ditches Map


Trail description

This walk involves a short sharp ascent to the crowning hill fort and superb view.

Trail to hillfort, Bury Ditches, Marches

Druids's Walk

Climb up to the hillfort and then follow the red waymarkers past the giant redwood tree (1.8 miles).

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What's Here?

  • Parking
  • Dogs on lead
  • There are livestock helping us to maintain the hillfort at certain times of the year. Please put your dog on a lead if there are signs asking you to do so.
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Bury Ditches is one of the best examples of an Ironage Hillfort in England.
  • Trail (moderate)
  • The steep walk up to the hillfort may be challenging for some.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SO334839
Postcode: SY7 8BD

Get directions


Nicola Cowell
Recreation Ranger
0300 0676977

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