frost hollow


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frost hollow

n
(Physical Geography) a depression in a hilly area in which cold air collects, becoming very cold at night
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Skating on a frozen lake in the grounds of Frost Hollow Hall, Tilly is saved from drowning by what she comes to realise is the ghost of the young heir to the estate, Kit, who died there ten years previously.
They are evacuated to Frost Hollow Hall, a stately home in Somerset and uncover some interesting secrets from the past.
The path goes down some steps then through a grassy area that lies in a frost hollow. Recently, the path has been covered in sheet ice, with melt water on top to make it extra slippery.