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Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Walbury Hill, Berkshire

At 297 meters above sea level, Walbury Hill is the highest point in the county of Berkshire. Walbury Hill is also thought to be the highest chalk hill in England. Standing 10 meters higher than Leith Hill in Surrey , Walbury Hill is actually the highest hill in all of south east England. There is an iron age hill fort located at the top of the hill called Walbury Camp. The ancient fort’s remains cover almost 82 acres. Overlooking the picturesque valley of the River Kennet , the hill is a very popular place with walkers, climbers and even paragliders.

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The River Thames
River Kennet
North Wessex Downs
Thames Valley
Lardon chase
The Ridgeway
Goring Gap
Berkshire Downs
Greenham Common
River Pang

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. - Benjamin Disraeli
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On this day:
Henry VIII ex-communicated - 1538, 1st Bowler Hats go on sale - 1849, The Wright Brothers take Flight - 1903, Mary Bell found Guilty - 1968, IRA bomb Harrods - 1983, Work begins on the Channel Tunnel - 1988, Ian Huntly found Guilty of Soham Murders - 2003
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