White Horse Relay

Stage 12
Westbury White Horse

Stage 7 - the A360 at Gore Cross via Westbury White Horse to Bratton

9.5 miles

The route is entirely along the Imber Range Perimetre Path.

This is also the White Horse Trail

Route - (Select Satellite view) and here is a Word File for easy printing (thanks to Carl Zalek)

Start at Gore Cross - SU 008 509

Park cars on the side of the roads but do not block any exits or entrances

This stage is best suited to your fastest road runners. The whole route is on wide roads, some tarmaced, some unmade, with no obstacles like stiles, and follows the Imber Range Path to Westbury.

There may be a little traffic, no road closure has been requested.

Study the map carefully and get to know the route beforehand. There will not be any water points, so please provide water for your own runners.

To your left is Ministry of Department property along the whole route. Do not stray into this land.

Follow the road.

Take the first turn


½ mile

1 mile

1½ miles

2 miles

2.2 miles

Bear right here

2½ miles

3 miles

Keep straight on

3½ miles

4 miles

Keep straight on

4½ miles - turn left here

After 4½ miles the major track on which you are running turns left (although there is a path which continues straight ahead). Follow the major track.

5 miles

5½ miles

Do not turn right here ...

... but turn left

on to a totally different

road surface

and a little further on

turn right.


For the last part of this leg study the map carefully.

At the end

bear right

and quickly left


up the slope

and straight on.

Soon you will see, in the distance,

some trees on the right of the road. As you get

nearer you will realize that there is a building

there as well.

Turn right after this building


to your left,

you will see

the parking place for the Westbury White Horse.

The Westbury White Horse is just across the stile: Ordnance Survey reference ST 884 516

The views from here are magnificent.

Run to the end of the car park

and go through the gate on the right


Continue across the grass



you will soon see the White Horse.

Go through

the gate

and follow the path

above the White Horse.




Bear right at the next gate

(don't go through it)

and continue up the hill

to the stile


Turn left on to the road










You are entering Bratton

The finish is just

before the Westbury Road.

To go to the Recreation Ground

take care and walk across the road.

Turn left into

Court Lane

and continue


the hill

between the houses.

Keep straight on,

This is now

Trowbridge Road.

On your right you can see the entrance

to the recreation ground


This is the start of the next stage.

Showers and changing rooms are available here.

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