Pasture Hills Introduction
9. PASTURE HILLS
Regional character areas
Northamptonshire Uplands and Upper Thames Vale.
This landscape type includes the pastoral hills to the northeast of Epwell, the ridge to the north of Bloxham and the two hills near Nether Worton and Ambrosden.
A landscape dominated by remote hills that are mainly pastureland enclosed by prominent hedges with small copses and patches of gorse scrub.
- Prominent hills standing out from the surrounding landscape.
- Small fields, predominantly grassland, enclosed by prominent hedges.
- Small woodland copses and scrubby vegetation including gorse scrub.
- A sense of remoteness with no settlements.