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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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Ivinghoe Beacon, Buckinghamshire

Ivinghoe Beacon
Ivinghoe Beacon is a hill that lies in the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire, close to the county border with Bedfordshire . It is a prominent landmark standing at 757 ft above sea level. It is not, however, the highest point of the Chilterns, which actually occurs a few miles to the west of Invinghoe Beacon at Coombe Hill near Wendover . Ivinghoe Beacon is close to the villages of Ivinghoe and Aldbury in Buckinghamshire and the village of Little Gaddesden in Hertfordshire . It is part of the Ashridge Estate and is owned by the National Trust . Ashridge Commons and Woods and the Ivinghoe Hills have been designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs).

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The Chiltern Hills
The Great Ouse
Thames Valley
Vale of Aylesbury
Haddington Hill

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Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct. - William Shakespeare
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Owen Glendower wins at Bryn Glas - 1402, Battle of Bothwell Bridge - 1679, The Somerset Case Judgement - 1772, Beginnings of the V&A - 1857, Victorias Diamond Jubilee - 1897, SS Empire Windrush Docks at Tilbury - 1948
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