Green Hill Country

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Area.png Green Hill Country
Region: The Shire
Landmark(s): Abandoned Elf-camp
Narrowcleeve
Old Odo's Leaf-farm
Wellbridge
Settlement(s): Woodhall
Connecting
Area(s):
Bridgefields
Hobbiton-Bywater
The Marish
Tookland
Levels: Mainly 9 - 12
Resource tier: Apprentice
Green Hill Country.jpg



Green Hill Country is an area within The Shire in the southern region.

This is the country between the Tookland and the Marish, with Hobbiton-Bywater and Bridgefields to the north. In the midst of the country springs Shirebourn which runs south under Wellbridge, joining another water north of Narrowcleeve, flowing eastward and throwing itself down a beautiful waterfall just south of Woodhall before running into the Marish. To the north the Green Hills Country borders to the Great East Road only to include both the road and The Water. To the south this country is sheltered by steep ridges all the way, letting no foul creatures through.

Through the midst of the Green Hills Country runs the famous Stock Road, from Tuckborough past Woodhall to Stock. It was this road that Frodo and his fellowship travelled from Bag End to Farmer Maggot in Bamfurlong to leave The Shire. It was at this road Frodo made his final travel to the Grey Havens. Furthermore, this is the road where a new Hobbit first sets foot in The Shire, helping Bounder Boffin but ending up in jail.



Settlements

Woodhall
Abandoned Elf-camp
Narrowcleeve
Old Odo's Leaf-farm
Wellbridge

The following settlements are found within this area:

Landmarks

These landmarks are located within Green Hill Country:

NPCs

See list of NPCs within Green Hill Country

Quests

See "starting quests" and the landmarks for more quests

Starting
Involving

Mobs

The following creatures are found within this area:


Maps

Map of The Shire



Lore

"The western feet of the Green Hills were in the Westfarthing, in the lands of the Tooks. From Tuckborough, a road ran eastwards through the Green Hill Country, and it was this that Frodo, Sam and Pippin briefly used in their journey from Bag End.
"From their beginnings in the Westfarthing, the Hills cut through the northern corner of the Southfarthing, where the village of Pincup lay on their southern slopes. Finally, they passed through the border into the Eastfarthing, where they became densely wooded, and reached their eastern end at the appropriately named Woody End." — arda


"After some time they crossed the Water, west of Hobbiton, by a narrow plank-bridge. The stream was there no more than a winding black ribbon, bordered with leaning alder-trees. A mile or two further south they hastily crossed the great road from the Brandywine Bridge; they were now in the Tookland and bending south-eastwards they made for the Green Hill Country. As they began to climb its first slopes they looked back and saw the lamps in Hobbiton far off twinkling in the gentle valley of the Water. ...
"Frodo turned and waved a hand in farewell. 'I wonder if I shall ever look down into that valley again,' he said quietly." — The Fellowship of the Ring, by Tolkien



Gallery

Edge of Green Hill Country before crossing over to Bridgefields Trees line a path in northern Green Hill Country Farm in Green Hill Rally Point of Green Hill Country Beehives & an apple orchard in Green Hill


Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of The Shire
Settlements: BrockenboringsBudgefordBywaterFrogmortonHobbitonLittle DelvingMichel DelvingNeedleholeOverhillScaryStockTuckboroughWaymeetWoodhall
Areas: Bindbole WoodBridgefieldsThe Delving FieldsGreen Hill CountryGreenfieldsThe HillHobbiton-BywaterThe MarishNorth BridgefieldsRushock BogShire HomesteadsTookland
Landmarks: Abandoned Elf-campAppledoresBag EndBamfurlongBear DensThe Bird and Baby InnBolestonesBrandywine BridgeBridgefields WallBucklebury FerryBywater BridgeDora Brownlock's FarmDowns GateThe FrogmoorsThe GrangeThe Great WillowGolfimbul's HoleLob's GroveLongo Burrow's FarmMathom-houseMethel-stageNarrowcleeveOld Odo's Leaf-farmOverhill YardsThe Party TreePingladePuddifoot's FieldsThe QuarryThe Rushock GateSandson's FarmSandyman's MillThe Scrag-dellsSkirmish CampSouth FieldsSouthfarthing GateStocktowerThree Farthing StoneTom Cotton's FarmTroll's KnollWellbridgeWolf DenThe Yale-height