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VISIT | Follow your feet into this prehistoric Hill Fort at Little Sodbury | South Gloucestershire

The Views From the Cotswolds Escarpment
The Views From the Cotswolds Escarpment

An impressive earthwork near Little Sodbury which begs to be explored and discussed

An ancient Bronze Age and Iron Age hill fort in rural Gloucestershire

Impressive in size and scale

Sat on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment with splendid views

The Banks of the Hill Fort
The Banks of the Hill Fort

"...the ancient earthworks with its stupendous views..."

Description |

The village of Old Sodbury is nestled into the Cotswold ridgeline which runs just above it. Little Sodbury Hill Fort is an ancient earthwork which dates from the Iron Age period that sits behind it nears its sister village of Little Sodbury.

It is truly impressive in size, covering over 10 acres with magnificent views over the Severn valley and beyond. It has high walled sides and a distinctive shape. Take a wander up on the top for a special look at this ancient piece of archaeology.

There are opportunities to include the hill fort within a wider walk on the Cotswold escarpment.

Directions and Map |

Head for the village of Old Sodbury just off the A46 near Chipping Sodbury in South Gloucestershire and follow the Cotswold Way back past the church and school or park near the church at Little Sodbury and walk up on to the ridge on the Cotswold Way.

Longitude: -2.24626

Latitude: 51.541991

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