Crickley Hill

Near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

28th June 2016                                                    Photos by Hetty

With the U3A photography group

There is a panoramic view over Gloucester and Cheltenham (click to enlarge)

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Lots of wild flowers

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Old quarries

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There was a neolithic hill fort here over 4,000 years ago, and it was inhabited on and off until 500 AD

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The sides are very steep, particularly facing Barrow Wake. It must have been a chilly place to live in winter

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