A region of barren hills on the western side of the Nentir Vale. Home to Winterhaven, the Keep on the Shadowfell, and Gardmore Abbey. Gardbury Downs is the site of Fallcrest’s failed attempt to hold back the Bloodspear orcs several decades ago, and is said to be haunted by the spirits of the fallen defenders of the Nentir Vale. Remains of that old battle litter the Downs still – broken swords, shattered armor, and old bones. Travelers on the [[King’s Road]] rarely see any signs of ghosts, but the folk of Winterhaven know better than to wander the Downs at night.