Mere (4), Wiltshire
 
the climb up Whitesheet Down, Mere, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain
Mere, Wiltshire.

On the climb up Whitesheet Down showing part of the footpath below. In the larger picture, just to the right of centre on the horizon, it is just possble to see a tower. That is King Alfred's Tower on the edge of Stourhead Gardens to the west.

The white stripe just below is caused by steps cut into the underlying chalk.

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sheep and hang gliders on Whitesheet Down, Mere, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain
Mere, Wiltshire.

It seems that Whitesheet Down is popular with sheep and hang gliders. This view, looking east, is taken from on top of one of the banks of the Iron Age Hillfort.

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Looking towards Mere, Whitesheet Down, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain
Mere, Wiltshire.

Looking south towards Mere the banks of the Iron Age Hillfort are just visible (better in the larger picture) as a series of parallel ridges at the top of the slope on the horizon.

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The Iron Age Hillfort, Whitesheet Down, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain
Mere, Wiltshire.

The bank and ditch of the Iron Age Hillfort.

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Castle Hill from Whitesheet Down, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain
Mere, Wiltshire.

Looking south towards Mere, the Castle Hill-Long Hill ridge, in the middle ground, is easily seen poking up behind the long ridge in the foreground.

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