Monday August 20th 2012 Win Green
Without a doubt the most remarkable part of today's walk was the view from 911 feet up.
On a beautifully warm and clear afternoon we could clearly see the chalk cliffs of the Isle of Wight 30 miles away off to the south-east.
Off to the left of this was a sizeable chunk of Hampshire with the New Forest easily recognisable.
Moving round in an anti-clockwise direction there was nothing easily recognisable but we were presumably looking across Salisbury Plain.
Off to the north-west Shaftesbury looked very close at only 3 miles away but through binoculars Glastonbury Tor could be recognised 28 miles away in Somerset!
Beyond Glastonbury and slightly to the north a distant range of hills could just be made out - presumably the Mendips just north of Wells.
If you click on the photo below you will see a larger version detailing the view possible from this site.
Green Woodpecker (heard)
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