Hill is an extremely prominent landmark which is easily visible
most directions, for many miles. From Ross-on-Wye
it is located 6.21 miles to the east, south east. To get there
by road however is an 8.5 drive miles followed by a gentle climb
of a little over half a mile. From the top of the hill, the views
of several counties are spectacular in all directions. Ross, Garway
Hill, the Black Mountains, and the north facing butress, Hay
Bluff, can be seen to the west, the City
of Gloucester and the River Severn to the east, the Malvern
Hills to the north and the Forest
of Dean to the south.
sunrise, on May Day, which takes place at around 5.38 am, Morris
Troupes from Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, along with other
people from Gloucestershire and Herefordshire with an interest
in English folk traditions gather at the summit to greet the Mayday
of the photographs below were taken just prior to a late November
sunset in 2003, hence the pale blue of the sky and the mist. The
'cloud' shot was taken at the end of May 2009, the aerial shots
in April 2008 and the sunrise shots, on 1st May 2007.
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