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The Avon Valley, Flooded

Published over 1 year ago by John Willetts ARPS

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During a brief sunny interlude following days of heavy rain I managed to wade through the watter sodden land to get this panorama of the River Avon between Bath and Bradford-on-Avon.

An English Meadow

Published almost 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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The combination of sun, rain and grass make the English meadow gently distinctive. Traditionally, the many species of grass, particularly quaking-grass<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/english-meadow">...(more)</a>

The English Countryside

Published almost 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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This panorama is taken from the dried up bed of the disused Somerset Coal Canal which was constructed in1794 to transport coal from the Somerset c<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/english-countryside">...(more)</a>

Oliver's Castle

Published almost 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Windswept Oliver's Castle is situated on the edge of the North Wessex Downs. It is classified as an area of outstanding natural beauty.The steep-sided <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/olivers-castle">...(more)</a>

Scutt's Bridge

Published almost 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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For thousands of years before the road network was developed in the 18th Century (Turnpikes); farms, villages and towns were connected by narrow tracks <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/scutts-bridge">...(more)</a>

Codford, Wiltshire. Sunflowers

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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These rare, cultivated sunflowers growing at Punchbowl Farm, close to Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire brighten up a dull, rainy summer's day.You can b<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunflowers-england">...(more)</a>

Win Green Hillside

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Win Green, near Shaftsbury, is the highest point of Cranborne Chase, a royal hunting ground until the 1820's. The National Trust purchased the land i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/win-green-meadow">...(more)</a>

Meadow flowers

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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A meadow filled with wild flowers situated on the northern lip of Sailsbury Plane near Westbury, with the Cotswolds in the distance across the valley.

Monkton Combe. Blackthorn, Midford Valley.

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Blackthorn blossom overlooking the Midford Valley near Brassknocker Hill. It is a common hedgerow tree, an ancestor of today's cultivated plums. Its a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/blackthorn-bath">...(more)</a>

Russian Cemetry at Belsen

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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The Russian Military Cemetry at the former Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.

Margot and Anne Frank's Grave

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Margot and Anne Frank's grave at the former Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.

Belsen Memorial

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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The evocative Memorial and Oberlisk on the site of the former Concentration Camp.

Regia Anglorum

Published about 2 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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New Forest near Cadnam, Hampshire.

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Only about a fifth of the New Forest is covered with trees. Most of it is heathland. One of the best sights are the large numbers of smal<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/new-forest-hampshire-england">...(more)</a>

Mottisfont. Watership Down.

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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This is the River Test which features in Richard Adams' novel Watership Down. The nearby village of Mottisfont has a National Trust property which is a very popular tourist trap.

Near Brook, New Forest, Hampshire. Bracken

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Bracken is probably the best-know fern in Britain. As its colours change from bright green to brown and orange in autumn. It is quite beautiful - but it is invasive and poisonous to cattle and sheep.

Salisbury Plain. Hawthorn Berries.

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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You can eat the red berries on the hawthorn but they are mainly used to make jellies or jams or, preferably, wine. However, as they are also used in the manufacture of herbal heart medicins, don't eat too many!

Bath, Combe Down. The Community.

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Combe Down is a 'panorama literate' village (I wonder why?). This was taken for a Community Christmas Card. We have the councillors, sho<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bath-combe-down-the-community">...(more)</a>

Bath, Combe Down. Monument Field.

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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We don't get much snow in Bath - and when it comes, it doesn't stay very long.So when there is a couple of inches of the white stuff, t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bath-combe-down-monument-field">...(more)</a>

The Erme Estuary, Devon

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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One of the hidden gems of the English coast where land and sea intertwine: a history of smuggling; a wide river which can be forded a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-erme-estuary-devon-england-2">...(more)</a>