Frequent question: How do I get to Uffington White Horse?

Where can I see a white horse?

Visitors wanting to get nearer to the White Horse can park in a car park off the B3098 just east of Westbury for an excellent viewing point. Cherhill (1780) located east of Cherhill village beneath Oldbury Castle earthwork. The Horse can be seen well from the A4 and footpaths lead to around the site.

What’s the significance of the white horse?

In more than one tradition, the white horse carries patron saints or the world saviour in the end times (as in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), is associated with the sun or sun chariot (Ossetia) or bursts into existence in a fantastic way, emerging from the sea or a lightning bolt.

What do white horses mean?

In some cultures, white horses stand for the balance of wisdom and power. In others, like Christianity, the white horse is a symbol of death. … Also linked with riding horses, they are symbols of travel, movement, and desire. The horse also represents power in Native American tribes.

How many white chalk horses are there in England?

There are 16 known white horse hill figures in the UK, or 17 including the painted one at Cleadon Hills.



Current figures.

Name County Cutting date
Uffington White Horse Oxfordshire 1000 BC
Westbury White Horse Wiltshire 1778
Cherhill White Horse Wiltshire 1780
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What Ferraris have the Uffington White Horse?

1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso passes by the Uffington White Horse.

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