Badbury Hill


Badbury Castle, Faringdon

Badbury Hill Camp is in shape an irregular circle and overlooks the Vale of the White Horse to the south and a long stretch of low lying ground to the north-west, Thames Valley. An iron age fort, it is strategically placed on the highest ground in the area.

Badbury Clump as it is known locally is a favourite place for walkers and their dogs. In May, the bluebells are beautiful, and the woods attract a large number of visitors.

Early in the 19th Century the banks were levelled leaving little but vestiges of the fosse on the south side and a faint escarpment on the other sides.

It is referred to as Badbury Hill, Badbury Castle & Badbury Hill Camp.


Admission Free
Open all year
Large car park
Dogs allowed
National Trust Property


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