One of a series of walks created and documented by experts and enthusiasts at the Bedwyn Footpaths Group.
This circular walk starts at the Crofton Beam Engines' pay and display car park. After crossing the railway line and Kennet & Avon Canal, it's off across the fields to Wilton and back beside Wilton Water.
Moderate walking conditions. A short stretch of road walking, seven stiles and two steep banks.
Distance approximately 2.75 miles/4.5 kms
Places to eat and drink along the way:
The Engineman's Rest at Crofton Beam Engines (during open season - please check)
The Swan Inn in Wilton - Dog Friendly
More about the Vale of Pewsey
The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) includes within its 1730 sq.kms. some of the finest landscape in England, including chalk downland, river valleys, ancient woodland and historic sites, with the Vale of Pewsey at its heart.
Great West Way is a 125 mile touring route in the south of England, stretching from London to Bristol. The Vale of Pewsey is located right in the middle of the Great West Way, and is easily accessible by rail, road and canal.