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    It was taken in the MOD land (A LIVE FIRING RANGE) off the Mytchett Place Road, Between Mytchett and Pirbright, Surrey, UK. (ref 51.280203,-0.688958) if the Red flags/lights are Flying DO NOT ENTER! The photo was taken on the 31st December when the range is open to the public.

    The range danger areas cover 2000 hectares, made up of a mixture of lowland heathland, conifer and broad-leaved woodland, mire, scrub and acid grassland supporting a wide range of fauna and flora.

    The majority of the area is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and forms part of the European designated Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area.
    Access Opportunities

    The range danger areas are depicted on the Ordnance Survey Explorer maps by a closed red triangle defining them as danger areas. Ash range danger area is open to the public for access on foot. Access is subject to the terms and conditions of the Aldershot and District Military Byelaws, which are displayed at all major access points onto the danger area.

    For further information on access to the range danger area at Ash please contact the senior range officer on +44 (0)1252 325233.

    OS Map References

    OS Landranger Sheet 186
    (Aldershot, Guildford & surrounding area) 1:50,000

    OS Explorer Sheet 145
    (Guildford & Farnham) 1:25,000

    This had been one of the first chances to use my new lens a Canon 28-300mm, very pleased with the results.

    CBArreton, oh, albatross, swn_dn, and 20 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. CBArreton 51 months ago | reply

      Very regal! lovely shot.

    2. Dave Skellly 51 months ago | reply

      John a very cool shot the new lens was worth it

    3. Mandy_N 29 months ago | reply

      This is a great picture! If you would like to share with another online community, we would love to have it on the Encyclopedia of Life, an online curation. You can join and post to the Encyclopedia of Life Images group on here. Just make sure you change your license on the photo to “Creative Commons.” We’ll upload it to the online site from there. Also, great to put where the picture is located if you know it!

    4. John Howcroft 29 months ago | reply

      Set as Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike and location information.

    5. MsCantBWrong 26 months ago | reply

      This photo is just... wow! Gorgeous!

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