Pegsdon Hills

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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View from Hitchin Hill to Charlton

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Two walkers on the alternative descent-route

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

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Hitchin Waterfall (the millstream overflow)

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

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Sweeping fields of cereal and poppies

along the Chiltern Way

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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This way

Chiltern way

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Not Bobby's

but Sir Henry Bessemer FRS

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

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Two walkers on the alternative descent-route

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hitchin Waterfall (the millstream overflow)

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sweeping fields of cereal and poppies

along the Chiltern Way

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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This way

Chiltern way

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Not Bobby's

but Sir Henry Bessemer FRS

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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In pursuit of the dynamic duo

just minutes from a pub lunch

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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'Live and Let Live'

Pub in the village of Pegsdon, Herts

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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Looking back

to Deacon Hill

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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'overgrown metal field gate'

Hoe National nature reserve

27-Jun-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Pet tull

cheaper than a dog

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

Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Small totoiseshell

Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Onward 1

Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Onward 2

Hitchin Circular

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Stately avenue

Hitchin Circular Shortcut 1

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Pyramidal orchid

Hitchin Circular Shortcut 1

27-Jun-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Poppies 3

Hitchin Circular Shortcut 1

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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Uphill near Great Offley, by Aldwicks Plantation

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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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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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Steep Down

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a curving Down

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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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Steep Down post-lunch

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Poppy

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Knocking Hoe NNR

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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Westmill Farm

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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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crystal clear water

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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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Shops in Hitchin

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Old Inns in Bucklersbury, Hitchin

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Gateway of The Red Hart

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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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27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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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

03-Jul-16 • Cymbidium Clarisse on Flickr

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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

03-Jul-16 • Cymbidium Clarisse on Flickr

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Hitchin Circular

03-Jul-16 • Cymbidium Clarisse on Flickr

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The Hiz

Hitchin Circular

03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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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

Hitchin Circular

03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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Approaching the descent (shortcut 1)

Hitchin Circular

03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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The descent (shortcut 1)

Hitchin Circular

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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

Hitchin Circular

03-Jul-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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