Pegsdon Hills

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View from Hitchin Hill to Charlton

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Two walkers on the alternative descent-route

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Hitchin Waterfall (the millstream overflow)

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St. Mary's, Hitchin in dusk

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Early lunch option?

by the Hiz river

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Summer bales

Anyone for a roll in the hay?

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Hitchin Circular walk

Grassy lanes and woods across the most north easterly Chilterns ridge to Pegsdon Hills and Knocking Hoe. A motte-and-double bailey and an abandoned medieval village, alder and willow woodland, Oughton (chalk river), Hitchin’s old town with Tudor and Georgian buildings

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Pegsdon Hills

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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View from Hitchin Hill to Charlton

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Two walkers on the alternative descent-route

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hitchin Waterfall (the millstream overflow)

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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St. Mary's, Hitchin in dusk

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Early lunch option?

by the Hiz river

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Summer bales

Anyone for a roll in the hay?

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Vista

Pegsdon Hills & Hoo Bit Nature Reserve

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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More cereal, a hill and in the far distance...

...Pulloxhill water tower..

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Oughtonhead Common

Hitchin's local nature reserve

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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They heard we were coming

The Half Moon, Hitchin

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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The others

Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Bessemer plaque

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Small totoiseshell

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Onward 1

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Onward 2

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Frothy white stuff

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Wild parsnip

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Down to the Luton Road

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Stately avenue

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Pyramidal orchid

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Orchid

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Wheatfield

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Greens and golds

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Greens

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Poppies 3

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27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Carved arch

Oughtonhead Natyre Reserve, Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Homeward

Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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View from Hitchin Hill

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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One guy knows the way

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Following the Chiltern way

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Uphill near Great Offley, by Aldwicks Plantation

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Red Lion, Great Offley

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Views from Great Offley to Lilley and Warden and Galley Hills

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The not-so-dangerous crossing of the A505

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Water Tower in Great Offley

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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View down Lilley Hoo

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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On the Icknield Way

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pegsdon Hills with the Bedfordshire Plain

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Pegsdon Hills

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Steep Down

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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a curving Down

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Views back up the Pegsdon Hills

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Views back up the Pegsdon Hills

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Pegsdon Hills

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pegsdon Hills

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The Terrace of The Live and Let Live

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The Terrace of The Live and Let Live

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Deacon Hill from The Live and Let Live

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Post-Lunch Ascent

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pegsdon Hills from Knocking Hoe

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Deacon Hill from Knocking Hoe

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Steep Down post-lunch

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Water Tower in Meppershall

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Poppy

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Knocking Hoe NNR

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Knocking Hoe NNR

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The Icknield Way

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Westmill Farm

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Westmill Farm

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Oughtonhead Common Local Nature Reserve

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Oughtonhead Common Local Nature Reserve

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Oughtonhead Common Local Nature Reserve

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Chalky bathing place

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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crystal clear water

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Towards the Oughton Wellhead

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Towards the Oughton Wellhead

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Towards the Oughton Wellhead

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Oughtonhead Farm Garden Gate Tea Room

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Oughtonhead Farm Garden Gate Tea Room

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Oughtonhead Farm Garden Gate Tea Room

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views back from Hitchin's fringes

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views back from Hitchin's fringes

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Shops in Hitchin

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Market Place, Hitchin, with cabmen's shelter

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Old Inns in Bucklersbury, Hitchin

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Gateway of The Red Hart

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Tilehurst Street

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Angel Vault Inn in Sun Street

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along Churchyard

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Halsey's and The Rose & Crown

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St. Mary's, Hitchin

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Narrow alleyway near the church in Hitchin

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CAMRA Pub of the Year Herts, repeatedly: The Half Moon

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Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Circular

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Criss cross

Hitchin Circular Note the others speeding off into the distance

03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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The Hiz

Hitchin Circular

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Leafy bridleway

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Bugs on wild parsnip

Hitchin Circular

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Wild parsnip

Hitchin Circular

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Bugs on hogweed

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Bugs on scabious

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Approaching the descent (shortcut 1)

Hitchin Circular

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The descent (shortcut 1)

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Poppies in rapefield

Hitchin Circular

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Oughtonhead Nature Reserve

Hitchin Circular

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Catchfly

One of the campions. Hitchin Circular

03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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Tree wearing a jumper

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03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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