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Ancient Historic Landscape rising to approx 300 feet above sea level
Adjacent to:- Olivers Copse an approx 9 acre site of woodland with Bluebells in Spring and next to Withy Copse A wildlife Heritage Site
Tucked behind the Calcot Recreation Ground on the Bath Rd Calcot is
OS Grid Ref SU 655725
Nearby: Pincents Manor Hotel
A short Walk to Wilder's Folly - with fine views
History: Roman relics found near here, Alfred the Great , King of Wessex 871- 899 fought the Danes not far from here at Deadman's Lane now known as Dark Lane, Tilehurst
Many tracks crisscross the hill to help the walker reach Tilehurst, Calcot or Theale one footpath is on a map of the1780's.
From the top of the hill you can see Holy Trinity Church Theale design said to based on Salisbury Cathedral
Wildlife: Home to small herd of deer, badgers, foxes, and birds including Yellow hammer and Red Kites.
Views Far reaching views down through Kennet Valley to Hampshire and out to West Berks
Watch stunning sunsets go behind "Wilder's Folly" at Nunhide, Sulham from a Saxon sunken lane ( typically British scenery, with horses going past in the summer from nearby stables) this lane forms part of an Ancient Highway from The Ridgeway to Reading.
Landscape: With Veteran Trees many mature Oak trees, (over 1,000 saplings) sloping meadows and hedge-rows - catch the colour of the trees of Withy Copse and Oliver Copse turn a beautiful golden colour in the autumn - Watch the changing seasons, countryside on your doostep and wildlife as it happens
This " beauty spot "popular with local residents for walking the dog, and enjoying the open space
Why not go and explore.............................
Nearest toilets and coffee stop: Sainsbury's Savacentre Bath Rd Calcot
Buses: Reading Transport number 26 Calcot , Newbury Number 1 Bus to Savacentre