I’m not sure what path is usually taken to visit the White Horse of Uffington, but I felt I must crest the hilltop and stand upon the Castle, before I made my way to the chalk “horse” below it. The chalk figure is not small, by any means. From one end to the other it measures 360 feet, yet the “white horse” is nestled just so within the hillside making it difficult to view unless one is high above it. Since we were diverted by construction, and the mist of morning obscuring the hillside, my best option to get a photo of the chalk figure was from the mound of earth called “Dragon Hill.”
You can just make out the chalk outlines below the crest of the hill, above the road.
The White Horse has been on this hillside for more than 3,000 years, and some say it’s not…
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