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Thurne Mill, Norfolk

Thurne Mill
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Restored windpump on bank of River Thurne.  Best viewed from opposite bank of Thurne Dyke.  Can be a busy location during holiday periods and weekends when moored river craft may obstruct view.

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Wastwater Cumbria The Lakes District

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All year location many view points high and low 

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Stourhead house and gardens

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gardens
neo classical
bridge
lake
woodland
temples
hills
landscaped
palladian house

Stourhead house is a palladian style country house set in a huge landscaped garden with artificial lake large areas of hills and woodland with several interesting follies spread around the grounds. Follow the path around the lake and various vistas reveal themselves.

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Tintern Abbey

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Tintern abbey is situated in a steeply wooded valley/gorge alongside the river Wye. The Abbey - under the care of CADW ( welsh version of English Heritage) is derelict with only a small part of the building having a roof.

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Avebury stone circle

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Avebury village is set within a large prehistoric stone circle, older than Stonehenge. Situated well on the tourist trail, it gets busy in summer and is best visited early morning or late afternoon in summer.

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Pentre Ifan burial chamber

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Pentre Ifan burial chamber is set against the backdrop of heather clad hills in the northern part of Pembrokeshire national park. reasonable grass/ dirt footpath to the location, use walking boots or wellies after rain.

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West Kennet long barrow

Barrow entrance looking north
Interior of Long barrow
Silbury Hill from west kennet long barrow
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West Kennet long barrow is not usually as busy as the nearby and very impressive Avebury stone circle, a signposted grassy dirt footpath leads across a field and up a small hill to the barrow.

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Levant tin mine, Penzance

Miners changing room (or "Dry"). Levant mine
Engine house and shaft head, Levant mine
Pendeen lighthouse from Levant mine
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Levant tin mine is owned by the National Trust and is perched on a dramatic cliff edge. It has a working steam powered beam engine in its original building as well as the 1900's shaft head.

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Corfe castle

View of Corfe castle from West hill
The keep at corfe castle
the castle from Corfe station
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Derelict

Corfe castle is best visited out of season as it is very much on the tourist trail, the path up to and through the castle is steep in places but requires no special footwear. Corfe castle is owned by the National Trust and charges a small fee - members go free.

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Crackpot Falls Haverdale beck

Crackpot Falls
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Crackpot Falls in Yorkshire as shown in the image. The braver amongst you may climb over the fence and make your way carefully down the banking to the base of the falls. Care should be taken as its slippy when wet. It is also possible to cross to the otherside. 

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