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June 2018: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
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Haresfield Beacon, Gloucestershire

Haresfield Beacon is a located in the Cotswolds, in Gloustershire,
England. It is a Site of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI) and an
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Haresfield Beacon is owned
and managed by the National Trust. The rolling hills include areas of
beech woodland and limestone grassland. The adjoining Standish Wood is
a perfect example of typical Cotswold escarpment mixed beech woodland.
Bluebells and primroses flourish on the woodland floor during spring.
The area boasts spectacular views and is a popular destination for
walkers. Haresfield Beacon is the site of an ancient Romano-British
hill fort.

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River Avon
Wye Valley
Cotswold Hills
Severn Bore
River Windrush
Vale of Berkeley
Severn Valley

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