National Trust chalk grassland site providing panoramic views over Watlington and the Oxfordshire Vale, a good place to see Red Kites. A mosaic of short rabbit turf,scrub and dense yew woodland, make it an especially good site for butterflies, with a large population of silver-spotted skipper flying here from late July to early September.
This is also a super spot for picnics - just watch butterflies flutter and red kites soar overhead.
Car park. There is a pub in nearby Christmas Common and pubs/tearoom in Watlington.
The car park for the hill is 1 mile south-east of Watlington, east of the B480.
Firm path suitable for wheelchairs from the car park to the edge of the chalk downland (250m). Average gradient 1:18.
The National Trust
Information: National Trust 01494 528 051
Near Christmas Common. Signposted off Hill Road, between Watlington and Christmas Common.
On leads near livestock.
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