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Nature reserve remembers Baggins

January 5, 2005 at 12:37 pm by xoanon  - 

A Birmingham nature reserve that provided JRR Tolkien with much of the inspiration for his classic fantasy novels is to be renamed in his honour. The city’s Millstream Project will now be called The Shire Country Park. The park links a four-mile, wooded walk along the River Cole and the Chinn Brook. It includes Moseley Bog, one of Tolkien’s favourite childhood haunts. [More]

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