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Downton offers some great outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. It is located 6 miles south of Salisbury and just outside of the New Forest National Park. Downton is a prominent historic Wiltshire community that dates back to the 12th century. A thriving town with its own schools, supermarkets, pubs and businesses as well as a village hall and recreation grounds that include a football pitch, bowling green, and a leisure centre with a gym and tennis courts, it is home to a number of different nationalities. It is estimated that there are around 20 organisations and groups in the hamlet, in addition to a well-known village band. More than 20,000 people attend the Cuckoo Fair every year. The fair, which has over 250 craft and other stalls, along with live music, dancing, and other entertainment, attracts over 20,000 visitors each year. The hamlet is also known for its fishing, as well as for its award-winning local brewery and as a starting point for exploring the River Avon and the New Forest region.

GPS Track Details
Track length: 61.27 km
Total ascent: 509 m
Total descent: 496 m
Difficulty Level: 3/5 - Medium
Uploaded by: admin
Date: 10/04/2022
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Overall rating: 5 (588 vote(s))

From Cannich, take the A831 to Milton, then the A833 to Beauly, where you will find a secret glen just a short distance from Inverness, the Highlands' capital; the word glen comes from the Gaelic and means a steep-sided valley; the River Beauly is formed by its tributaries, Affric, Cannich, Glass, and Farrar; once over the bridge into Beauly, you will find a small town with

Take the A862 to Urray from Bauly.

It is also a parish in the district of Wester Ross and Cromarty, consisting of the parishes of Carnoch and Kinlochlychart, with the ancient parish of Kilchrist and a tiny cluster of houses at Aultgowrie. It is also a parish in the district of Wester Ross and Cromarty, consisting of the parishes of Carnoch and Kinlochlychart, with the ancient parish of Kilchrist and tiny cluster of houses at Aultgowrie

The Orrin Dam is located in a rugged and seldom frequented ravine between Strathfarrar and Strathconnon, with far vistas to the west of distant Munros. The River Orrin is located 20 miles north of Inverness, near to meadows and pastures, with hills in the background.

The route from Urray B832 to Mary Bank is B832.

Then take the A832 to Moy Bridge, which spans the Connon River.

Following that, follow the A834 to Contin.

The surrounding area has a long history of battles. Surrounded by miles of moorland and impressive peaks, a Highland wilderness and forestry areas where you can go off the beaten path amid some of the most impressive waterfalls on the Black Water river near Contin, the salmon ladder at the side of the falls, especially visible in August and September, Ben Wyvis is visible for miles around. In ideal weather, the climb from the Ben Wyvis Car Park on the A835 is an easy 9-mile round trip with 3200 feet of gain.

Take the A837 to Tarvie and continue on to Garve, where you will find breathtaking scenery, thriving animals, a wildness and seclusion unlike any other.

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