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White Horse of Kilburn

Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
+44 1845 597426
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Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

As usual with hill carvings, they never look as impressive when you are there as they are designed to be seen from a distance. However, the fact you can see it is good and it offers an alternative and south facing view from escarpment than...More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 21 November 2017

from a distance it looks quite impressive but once you arrive, well, a series of white washed rocks (or so it appears) poorly maintained. done it once but wouldn't go back

Thank Morpheus60
Reviewed 6 November 2017

we just drove here on the off chance it was a nice day after Sunday Lunch a nice little walk out iv been here four years and didn't even know this was here

Thank danhart1979
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A quirky fun thing to see. You can drive some and climb some or do an energetic 5.5 mike walk. Or just take pics from a distance. I love it.

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The White Horse is best viewed from a distance rather than from close up. If you park at the small forestry commission car park directly at the foot of The White Horse after a short but steep climb up steps you can then follow the...More

1  Thank FamilyWhites
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The walk around The top of Sutton Bank is well worth it - park at the visitor centre and follow the signs. Fantastic views of the vales of York and Mowbray but you cannot get a good view of the white horse. Walk all the...More

Thank mbowles1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We spent a day with family in Kilburn to the Mouseman shop and tea rooms then took a walk up Sutton Bank car parking was a bit of a nightmare on Sutton Bank itself, but their views and walks made up for it

Thank IntrepidAbroad
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

View of the horse is better from a distance, to get to the top for a side view of horse is quite a climb up steep steps, but the views are awesome. Added bonus was seeing the nearby gliders taking off.

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Coming up the A1M to Junction 49 and then leaving the motorway we always play this gme to see who sees the White Horse Of Kilburn first. Usually it is my wife and we know that we are close to our Timeshare. For me it...More

1  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I have wanted to go to see this for ages as I love this part of our country. When we got there we parked in the car park at the bottom of the incline, this place was full of litter. We climbed the uneven steps...More

1  Thank Tag2001
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