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Watlington Hill

Hill Road, Watlington, England
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Stunning views across South Oxfordshire

Living in Christmas Common this is only a few minutes walk away. As others have noted the views and... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Graham G
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Watlington, United Kingdom
Love it

Having lived in the town for almost 6 years and growing up here the hill is one of my favorite... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
samcarter-knight
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Watlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Living in Christmas Common this is only a few minutes walk away. As others have noted the views and the red kites are part of the attraction. I can recommend it also for the fantastic sunsets, on a clear day but chilly day bring a...More

Thank Graham G
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the town for almost 6 years and growing up here the hill is one of my favorite places and always will be stunning views highly recommended

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I adore this place, a great way to get close to those stunning Red Kites, also some incredible views of the Oxfordshire countryside. I sat for hours just marveling.

1  Thank David H
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Walk up hill from White Mark campsite on the evening was great. Can get quickly to the White Mark and I saw deer, orchid and great view across plain.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

If you enjoy nice scenery and birdwatching, then this is a must. Lovely views over Oxfordshire high above the village of Watlington. So peaceful, but look up and you see the reason everyone comes here - the Red Kites has they glide majestically above you....More

Thank Angela P
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A firm favourite year round, a lovely walk through woods and then opens up into heathland with stunning views across Oxfordshire with Didcot towers in distance. An abundance of Red Kites and rabbits you'll see.! Free parking No Refreshments

Thank Darren B
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

From the hill, you can see all the way to didcot,it's great for walking dogs.the forest is beautiful and there are many paths to walk on. Not to mention the pub to eat at for after you walk.

Thank burn i
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Easy access and parking and a great place to walk and/or picnic in the summer. There are amazing views and red kites everywhere. Wheeling about your head and calling to each other. There were about 40 kites flying as we walked - an amazing site....More

1  Thank Patsyfield
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

The free National Trust car park provides easy access to the top of the hill without having to climb up. The car park is about 1.5 miles up Hill Road out of Watlington town centre, or a short distance up from Christmas Common if coming...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Had lunch yesterday,food great generous portions and at a very reasonable price.Menu varied.Worth a visit

Thank David T
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