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Combe Gibbet and Buttermere

Trail : BRKSTR0002
Activity : Walk
Area : Newbury and the Berkshire Downs
Type(s) : Country Escape
Author : Andy Oakes
Distance : 7.1 miles / 11.4 km
Ascent : 768 feet / 234 metres
Location : SU380615 / RG17 9EH
An exhilarating walk in the hills south of Newbury, including a section of the Wayfarer's Walk, Walbury Hill, the macabre Combe Gibbet and the tiny villages of Combe and Buttermere. Despite some steep sections, the extensive views and varied terrain make this a walk well worth tackling.