Monthly Archives: April 2014

Evening on Deadwater Fell

Deadwater Fell stands guard of the border crossing near Kielder, at 571m it’s not that high but on a clear day it’s possible to see from the Solway Firth to the North Sea.  Sunday wasn’t that clear and by evening … Continue reading

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Sandstone and Coal

The cliffs of St Bees Head continue north of the main headland around Saltom Bay and towards Whitehaven.  Here the remains of Haig Pit, the last of the area’s deep coal mines, stand high above the sea; the old winding … Continue reading

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