Windsor Castle, viewed from the Long Walk
The Downs near Goring-on-Thames
Virginia Water Lake on the southern edge of Windsor Great Park
Eastbury Down, Eastbury
A panoramic view into the Vale; the White Horse is on the right and Dragon Hill centre right
Historic map of Berkshire
Racehorse on farmland in Lambourn
Vale scene, with White Horse Hill on the horizon
The Oracle Corporation campus
The Ridgeway (Uffington Castle hillfort in distance on left)
The Uffington White Horse, as seen from an altitude of about 600 m (2000 ft), from the cockpit of a glider
Slough Trading Estate plays a major part in making Slough an important business centre in South East England
Farmland and White Horse Hill
The grandstand at Ascot Racecourse
The Select Car Leasing Stadium in Reading
King Edward III of England
Catherine, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
Ricky Gervais

It was historically a north-west projection of Berkshire.

- Vale of White Horse

The Berkshire Downs are wholly within the traditional county of Berkshire, although split between the current ceremonial counties of Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

- Berkshire Downs

The Berkshire Downs run east–west, with their scarp slope facing north into the Vale of White Horse and their dip slope bounded by the course of the River Kennet.

- Berkshire Downs

The historic county, therefore, includes territory that is now administered by the Vale of White Horse and parts of South Oxfordshire in Oxfordshire, but excludes Caversham, Slough and five less populous settlements in the east of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

- Berkshire

The area has been long settled as a productive fertile chalklands above well-drained clay valleys and well-farmed with many small woodlands and hills between the Berkshire Downs and the River Thames on its north and east sides.

- Vale of White Horse

The highest is Walbury Hill at 297 m. To the north of the Kennet are the Berkshire Downs.

- Berkshire

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Uffington White Horse, sketched by William Plenderleath in The White Horses of the West of England (1892)

Uffington White Horse

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Prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

Prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

Uffington White Horse, sketched by William Plenderleath in The White Horses of the West of England (1892)
The head of the horse, with sheep grazing around it.
White Horse Hill (left) and Dragon Hill (right)
The Manger, with the White Horse at centre skyline and Dragon Hill (left)
The Manger viewed from the White Horse
The Giant's Stair, taken from White Horse Hill
View from Dragon Hill road

The figure is situated on the upper slopes of White Horse Hill in the English civil parish of Uffington (in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire and historic county of Berkshire), some 10 mi east of Swindon, 8 km south of the town of Faringdon and a similar distance west of the town of Wantage; or 2.5 km south of Uffington.

The hill forms a part of the scarp of the Berkshire Downs and overlooks the Vale of White Horse to the north.