Looking toward the escarpment over which some of Waller's troops were chased (Image: Chris Scott)

Battle of Roundway Down 1643

Sunday 9th July 2023

Join the Wessex Region for a morning walk led by Chris Gravestock around the battlefield of Roundway Down where royalist cavalry decisively defeated a parliamentarian army and rescued a beleaguered force in Devizes, opening-up the West for the King.

Meet: 10.00am, at the car park above Devizes near to the Roundway White Horse at,-1.9804329,151m/data=!3m1!1e3!5m2!1e4!1e3 or OS Grid Ref: SU 01438 64288, or (What3Words: nuzzling.ethic.marine).  

Please do let Chris know if you are coming, as it’s a long way for him to go if no-one turns up!




For further information.

The Battlefields Resource Centre