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The photo was taken in mid-October on the Cotswold Way between North Nibley and Dursley. The view is of Stinchcombe Hill which has marvellous colours in Autumn.

(f16 1/50th zoom @55mm)

“Dursley sits on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment where it drops off towards the Severn Vale and the River Severn. Dursley's main watercourse is the River Cam, and the town is surrounded by beautiful woodland and countryside. The Cotswold Way long distance trail passes through Dursley.

Stinchcombe Hill provides a scenic backdrop to much of the town. It has an 18 hole golf course, said to be a favourite of the actor Hugh Grant. The Hill has had a great deal of work carried out by volunteers since 1992, in an attempt to restore the open views over the Severn Vale.” (Wikipedia)

Thank you very much for all the comments on the “Flowers of Peto Garden” and I hope you will like this photo and the following series about Gloucestershire in Autumn.

Have a nice day,

Tags: Autumn colours Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Stinchcombe hill Dursley Gloucestershire cotswold way

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oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2008 11:56AM
Hi JNC, I know this area very well ,my friend lives in Cam ,wonderful rolling countryside ,good slice of light enhancing the overall image

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CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
3 Nov 2008 11:57AM
Superb countryside image, very well composed, Jean-Noel. Carol
DolphinLady 11 54 1 Wales
3 Nov 2008 12:01PM
Wonderful light & shadows to this beautiful scene.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
3 Nov 2008 12:27PM
beautiful view / light...
cjl47 9 4 3 England
3 Nov 2008 12:42PM
Lovely colour and light.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1713 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2008 12:49PM
A perfect 'Heart of England' view, quiet and calm. Love the long shadows, adding to the textures of the landscape.
dianah 10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2008 12:52PM
I agree with Moira..the epitome of green and verdant. A beautiful shot Jean Noel.
AlanBW 11 20 England
3 Nov 2008 12:53PM
Beautiful scene and a very fine image
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
3 Nov 2008 1:21PM
Wonderful image
hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
3 Nov 2008 1:28PM
Beautiful landscape..
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
3 Nov 2008 4:44PM
Beautiful part of the country Jean. Ron.
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
3 Nov 2008 5:41PM
Beautiful landscape with some great light
3 Nov 2008 7:52PM
Lovely lighting giving great shadows
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
2 Dec 2008 6:23PM
A beautiful rural landscape, the epzers' will be descending on Gloucestershire en masse when they see this

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