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Kit Hill

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Kit Hill , at 334 metres high, dominates the area between Callington and the River Tamar in southeast Cornwall, England, UK. The word 'Kit' comes from Old English for kite, a reference to birds of prey . Buzzards and sparrowhawks can still be seen on the hill. It is one of five Marilyn hills in Cornwall, the four others are Watch Croft, Brown Willy, Carnmenellis and Hensbarrow Beacon.
Kit Hill Country Park , was given to the people of Cornwall in 1985 to mark the birth of Prince William, by his father, the Duke of Cornwall . It is managed by Cornwall Council, and consists of some 400 acres , making it the most dominant landscape feature in East Cornwall. Kit Hill is the highest point in the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


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