TQ4629 : View from Camp Hill Clump, Ashdown Forest

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Poundgate, East Sussex, Great Britain

View from Camp Hill Clump, Ashdown Forest
View from Camp Hill Clump, Ashdown Forest
Ashdown Forest is a former medieval hunting forest, and is the highest ridge of the High Weald. At ten square miles it is the largest open access area in the South East. Ashdown Forest was purchased by East Sussex County Council from the De La Warr family in 1988. It is now managed by a Board of Conservators. Nearly two thirds of it is heathland.

This view is looking north from Camp Hill Clump. Although it was December the gorse was flowering profusely but then gorse flowers virtually the whole year, hence the saying "When gorse is out of bloom, kissing is out of season". Gorse is a typical plant of heathland and acid soils.
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TQ4629, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Uplands  Paths  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4687 2932 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.6679N 0:5.6241E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4689 2901
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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