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Chilterns

About twenty miles from London, a bank of rolling hills marks the Chilterns. Here amid the beech woods and fields there are delights to be found. This is the windmill that stands over the village of Turville, famous as a film set for 'The vicar of Dibley". The windmill itself was used in "Chitty Chitty bang bang".

There are no flying cars here now though just Red kites and buzzards wheel around the skies screaming for joy. It is a walkers paradise as the countryside is so varied and there are many pubs to seek refreshment.

Nearby are the towns of Marlow and Henley on the River Thames - busy at present with the racing rowers. There are the National Trust properties of West Wycombe and Hughendon to visit and on a rainy day you can head for Windsor for some shopping.

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Taken on July 8, 2007