Sallows and Sour Howes

Looking down on Windermere from Sour Howes

A more unusual route to take in these two Wainwright Fells On Location: 22nd April 2021 Parking: Limited parking space near St Anne’s farm, Grassgarth. Please be considerate to farmers and other users of the byway. GR: SD4417 9960 Route map: click on the arrow to play the route. GPX…

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Low Force Teesdale

Low Force lower falls

A visit to the waterfalls of Low Force on the river Tees. On Location: 29th April 2021 Photographic location: This outing to these fine waterfalls requires a short distance of easy walking. Low Force is a popular location for visitors and photographers. Here I show just a couple of examples…

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Cotherstone Moor

Lamb Hill, Cotherstone Moor

A short wander over Cotherstone Moor to visit Lamb Hill and the old tank wreck. On Location: 27th April 2021 Please Note: This route is over “Open Access” land and uses public footpaths as much as possible. Dogs should be kept under close control and due to the ground nesting…

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Best of October 2020

It was a good month for photography. Nature during the month of October usually puts on a good display of colour seemingly to celebrate the changing of the seasons before the drab tones of winter. Most of the month for me was spent working in Teesdale with a couple of…

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Being a “Wainwright” nerd.

Mungrisdale Common Youtube

It has to be said that I love finding out the fine details about that famous guidebook writer Alfred Wainwright. I don’t go into his publishing or personal life. I’ll leave that to my good friend Chris Butterfield. Who over the past few years has uncovered some fascinating and long…

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Best of June 2020

Swaledale sheep pens

Six months of the year have now passed. Months that have changed many of our lives forever. Lets not be too despondent though, there seems to be light at the end of the Covid19 tunnel. It may be many months or perhaps even years before we return to anything like…

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February in photographs

Romaldkirk snowdrops

Well the month of February 2020 has been and gone. It certainly threw up a mixed bag of weather here in Teesdale. As I did last month I have put together a small selection of my photographs that capture the moods and spirit of the month. Maybe you have seen…

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Winter in Upper Teesdale

Upper Teesdale

On Location 11th February 2020 Winter in Upper Teesdale in the north pennines of England can be long and harsh. Sometimes though a covering of snow in conjunction with a bit of winter sun can make for some beautiful conditions. So it was on this day and with camera, dog…

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