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New Harvest from Welbury Hill - Peter Orr
Sunrise on Ashdown House from Weathercock Hill near Lambourn - Peter Orr 2011
Avebury World Heritage Site from the air - North Wessex Downs AONB
Roundway Down - Gary Prictor

Welcome to the North Wessex Downs Landscape Trust

AONB LocationThis area of exceptional natural beauty stretches across parts of Wiltshire, Hampshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire - rolling chalk grassland, ancient woodlands, arable farmland, chalk escarpments, downland hillsides and chalk river valleys, rich in habitats, wildlife and evidence of six thousand years of cultural heritage. That heritage is alive and active today: in and around the Downs are world-famous tourist attractions, the headquarters of multinational hi-tech enterprises, busy market towns and some of England's most attractive and friendly village communities.

Our Landscape Trust works to promote awareness of these treasures, encourage their enjoyment by both local people and international travelers and secure their beauty, conservation, enhancement and productive use for future generations.

Take a look around this wonderful place . . .

with scenes from Marlborough's historic market, Savernake Forest, the Kennet & Avon Canal and Highclere Castle to the Uffington White Horse and the World Heritage site at Avebury..