The oldest and most interesting of all the White Horses lying as it does on the northern escarpment of the Berkshire Downs above the village of Uffington. The Ridgeway Path runs along the top of the Downs.
The ancient earthwork above the Uffington White Horse is known as Uffington Castle Hill Fort. For over 900 years references to this horse have appeared in various documents. In the 14 century the Uffington White Horse was listed as being the 2nd wonder of Britain, while Stonehenge was the 1st.