downland

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downland

(ˈdaʊnlənd)
n
(Physical Geography) another name for downs1
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However, the broad expanses of open chalk downland and mixed woodland offer plenty of opportunities to lose yourself in nature.
The Chilterns are famous as the home of the red kite and this National Trust chalk downland site is a great place to spot the birds of prey soaring through the skies.
nationaltrust.org.uk/ashridge-estate) 5,000 acres of woodlands, commons and chalk downland crisscrossing the Herts/Bucks border along the Chiltern Hills.
It's about what is underneath Britain and in this instance the kind of effects being on chalk downland has on racing.
There's also a Temple of Apollo, two Iron Age forts, woodland and chalk downland walks, gothic ruins, views of King Alfred's Tower and some of the finest follies in Britain.
"His argument is because it's a different type of landscape from the nearby chalk downland.
The best-known species, Pulsatilla vulgaris , still grows wild in a few places in Britain on chalk downland. It is protected but nursery-raised stock can be bought.
It is set in the beautiful Chiltern Hills and boasts 33 miles of footpaths and bridleways leading over the open chalk downland of Coombe Hill or to the shaded woods of Boddington Hill.