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   The Mark

I decided that I would make The Mark my first post in this Round and About series. I chose this as I could remember photographs I had taken for an earlier post and there didn't seem to be much information about it online. It's not marked on my ♉Navigator roadmap for example at 1.5 miles to the inch which is usually a brilliant map. Also although it is nearer to the Thames at Henley [10km] and Wallingford [15km] its still in easy reach from the South Oxford Canal [40km] so this gave me the excuse to open pages for my first two waterways as well.

Of course when I tried to find my earlier post about it, I couldn't, for the simple reason that I had not done one. There still seemed to be good reasons for carrying on with it so pics from 2007 are appended below the internet links.


♉Good pics contributed by Komoot users
♉National Trust: Watlington Hill
♉National Trust: Watlington Hill walk . Good map
♉Wikipedia entry abou Watlington Town
♉Mark Hows personal website. Watllington White Mark
♉Visit the Chilterns: Watlington
♉Watlington Parish council website: Can't find where they have hidden their favicon.
♉Watlington Parish council website: Useful printable .pdf of walks
♉Watlington Parish council's face book pages. Lots of pics
♉White Mark Farm, Caravan and Camping Site in Watlington
♉The Out door guide's take on the National Trust Watlington Hill Walk


More information about the websites linked above

♉About Komoot Route planner
♉Mark Hows personal website. Lots of interesting outdoor topics
♉Information about the Chilterns from the Visit the Chilterns website
♉About the outdoor guide


My pics taken in 2007


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   Chalk grassland appreciated by Josie


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   The Mark


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   Josie always liked a stick to carry, preferably a BIG one.


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  I remember being especially pleased about this stick as I had designs on it for the woodburner at home. Whenever we went out for a walk though, somehow as we approached the car she would surreptitiously drop the log she was carrying and I never got one home to burn no matter how closely I watched her towards journey's end.


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