Hill figure

The Cerne Abbas Giant chalk figure, near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England, is made by a turf-cut.
The Uffington White Horse at Uffington, Oxfordshire
The 18th-century Westbury White Horse near Westbury, Wiltshire
The Long Man of Wilmington seen from a distance
The Litlington White Horse in the village of Litlington, East Sussex
Outline of a naked man cut into the grass on a hillside, the Cerne Abbas Giant near Cerne Abbas
The Cherhill White Horse near Cherhill
The Kilburn White Horse near Kilburn, North Yorkshire
Lenham Cross on the North Downs
Figure of a lion cut into the hillside: the Whipsnade Zoo lion near Whipsnade
Outline of a crown cut into the hillside. Wye Crown, at Wye, Kent
An offwhite triangle cut into the hillside. Watlington White Mark
Two military badges and part of a third cut into the hillside. Two of the Fovant badges
A kiwi cut into the hillside. The Bulford Kiwi near Bulford
A white cross cut into the hillside. Whiteleaf Cross
Figure of a prancing white horse cut into the hillside with a rider. Osmington White Horse near Weymouth, Dorset
A stylised figure of a galloping white horse. Folkestone White Horse on Cheriton Hill, Folkestone
Alton Barnes White Horse
The Mormond Hill White Horse, near Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
The Mormond Hill White Stag, near Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
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Hackpen White Horse
The Westbury White Horse from Bratton Downs
Pendle Hill marked with the date 1612 on the 400th anniversary of the Witch Trials

Large visual representation created by cutting into a steep hillside and revealing the underlying geology.

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The Cerne Abbas Giant chalk figure, near the village of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England, is made by a turf-cut.

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Dunstable Downs panorama

Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs are part of the Chiltern Hills, in southern Bedfordshire in England, located near (and named after) the town of Dunstable.

Dunstable Downs are part of the Chiltern Hills, in southern Bedfordshire in England, located near (and named after) the town of Dunstable.

Dunstable Downs panorama
View of the Five Knolls Barrow Cemetery, looking north.
mother and child

Whipsnade Zoo has cut an enormous lion shape into the chalk into the side of one of the hills.

The Wansdyke on Tan Hill

Tan Hill, Wiltshire

Hill north of Allington in the parish of All Cannings, Wiltshire, England.

Hill north of Allington in the parish of All Cannings, Wiltshire, England.

The Wansdyke on Tan Hill

Formerly, Tan Hill had a hill figure of a white horse, sometimes called the Tan Hill Donkey because of its notably large head.

The Great Stour at Wye

Wye, Kent

Historic village in Kent, England, centred 12 mi from Canterbury, and is also the main village in the civil parish of Wye with Hinxhill.

Historic village in Kent, England, centred 12 mi from Canterbury, and is also the main village in the civil parish of Wye with Hinxhill.

The Great Stour at Wye
Wye Crown
Two long-distance footpaths converge on Wye in Kent.

On the Downs east of the village is a crown as a hill figure carved in the chalk by students in 1902 to commemorate the coronation of Edward VII.

St. Mary's Church, Lenham

Lenham

Market village and civil parish in Kent situated on the southern edge of the North Downs, 9 mi east of Maidstone.

Market village and civil parish in Kent situated on the southern edge of the North Downs, 9 mi east of Maidstone.

St. Mary's Church, Lenham
Lenham Cross on the Downs
Church Square, Lenham

Between this ridge and the village lies a 200 ft chalk cross carved into the scarp slope.

The Osmington White Horse in 2013

Osmington White Horse

The Osmington White Horse in 2013
The Osmington White Horse in 1883

The Osmington White Horse is a hill figure cut into the limestone of Osmington Hill just north of Weymouth in Dorset in 1808.

The Swanborough Flats

Whitehawk

Suburb in the east of Brighton, England, south of Bevendean and north of Brighton Marina.

Suburb in the east of Brighton, England, south of Bevendean and north of Brighton Marina.

The Swanborough Flats
St Cuthman's Church
Whitehawk bus depot

Whitehawk is overlooked by the White Hawk, a chalk carving in the hill at Sheepcote Valley.

Flag of Wiltshire

There are three flag designs associated with the English county of Wiltshire.

There are three flag designs associated with the English county of Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Council armorial banner
White Horse Flag as designed by Chrys Fear

The White Horse Flag was designed in 2006 by Chrys Fear, who asserted that the white horse symbol as found in the context of hillside chalk carvings across the county – most famously the Westbury White Horse and the Cherhill White Horse – was an image of greater cultural connection to Wiltshire.

Cherhill White Horse in 2015

Cherhill White Horse

Cherhill White Horse in 2015
Cherhill white horse and "Landsdowne Monument".
The horse in 1892, by the Rev. W. C. Plenderleath
The view from the white horse
The white horse from nearby

Cherhill White Horse is a hill figure on Cherhill Down, 3.5 miles east of Calne in Wiltshire, England.

The Bulford Kiwi, August 2013

Bulford Kiwi

Large depiction of a kiwi, carved in the chalk on Beacon Hill above the military town of Bulford on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.

Large depiction of a kiwi, carved in the chalk on Beacon Hill above the military town of Bulford on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.

The Bulford Kiwi, August 2013
The Kiwi before it was cleaned in 2007
Kiwi from postcard, c.1919

It is one of the few hill figures in Wiltshire to be neither a white horse nor a military badge.

Mormond Hill and its antennae

Mormond Hill

Large hill in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, not far from Fraserburgh.

Large hill in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, not far from Fraserburgh.

Mormond Hill and its antennae
Aerial masts on Mormond Hill

The stag is one of two stags in the United Kingdom, although the other, in the Rheidol Valley, near Aberystwyth, is a mining feature which merely resembles a stag and not a true hill figure.