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The Black Down Hills

The Black Downs have a long tradition as a haunt of the fairies, and stories tell of many sightings as recently as a few hundred years ago, when many country folk believed we shared this land with supernatural denizens.

One story tells how a local schoolmaster came across a group of fairies dancing in a ring when he was crossing the downs at sundown. The fairies were also though to hold a fair upon the hills.

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