Monthly Archives: August 2013

Berries and Butterflies

  In the late August sunshine butterflies abounded.  Shaftoe Crags has the feel of wild open hill land but is set within lower fertile ground.  The views from the sandstone crags, with its patches of heather, are to Wallington, Belsay … Continue reading

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Teesdale excursion

Every time we visit upper Teesdale we wonder why we don’t go more often.  The weekend combination of a bright sunny day coming after some heavy rain made for ideal conditions.  The walk from Bowlees Visitor Centre along the river … Continue reading

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