Thursday, 5 February 2015

107.Clyffe Hanger (7.78 miles)


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Parking @ SN49PW - Broad Hinton

Headed towards Broad Hinton nr Wootton Basset,Wiltshire.For A Ridge Walk not high but with some great views over towards Swindon And Beyond
Day started Cloudy and cold with some snow on ground as picture shows.

With the day beginning to brighten we headed along small country lanes.

 After a long field with some heavy mud we spied our Prey 
The Broad Hinton White Horse

Also spied this Helicopter a 
Westland Lynx AH1 # 167 Register XZ616 from Army Air Corps

 Great views !

Once we found horse climbed short but very, very steep hill to look at view and horse .It is believed to have been cut in 1864 and is one of eight hill figures in Wiltshire of a white horse. 
450 feet above sea level,The horse is 80 by 60 feet (24 by 18 m) in size.

 view from on horse

  Andy coming down from can't see it long grass hides until your on it !

Then on along ridge to Bincknoller Castle good place to stop and watch M4,Swindon and lots of high level jets

Typical Tracks

These Roe Deer the 5th we spotted

 Heading on across muddy field with glue like mud !

Thanks for looking Now say Hello!

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