Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

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  • Angle Tarn Pikes

    Angle Tarn Pikes

    From Deepdale. The valley of Patterdale and the busy A592 hidden. Open Space Web-Map builder Code

  • Greenside Mines

    Greenside Mines

    At Glenridding in the Lake District. A fine example of what man has done to the planet. Looking down Swart Beck through which would have stood the main mining complex. The green “field” on the left is the mining spoil, nicely reclaimed by still contaminated with arsenic and other heavy metals half a century after…

  • Tissington Spires

    Tissington Spires

    Dramatic limestone formation in the gorge of the River Dove in Derbyshire. Open Space Web-Map builder Code

  • Rose Castle

    Rose Castle

    Near Tarn Hows and an opportunity to experiment with star trails in the dark skies of the Lake District away from the light pollution of town and cities. I only had enough battery power for the one trial. For the technically minded I took 30 photos of about 2 secs exposure then used a fancy…

  • Elterwater from Black Fell

    Elterwater from Black Fell

    Above Skelwith Bridge. Black Fell is a little frequented National Trust property. Looking north west towards the lower Langdale valley. The twin lakes are in fact one – Elterwater. Open Space Web-Map builder Code

  • Great Langdale

    Great Langdale

    Blue skies today but the forecast is for rain tomorrow with a 20% chance of cloud free summits. 

  • Carrock Beck

    Carrock Beck

    In the Northern Fells with Carrock Fell on the right. 649 metres high with a outcrop of gabbro, the only place in the Lake District where this igneous rock is found.

  • Cairn Circle

    Cairn Circle

    An unassuming but impressive stone circle on Moor Divock, a limestone plateau between Pooley Bridge and Askham in the English Lake District.

  • Outflow, Scar House Reservoir

    Outflow, Scar House Reservoir

    A wet day in Nidderdale

  • Nidderdale¬†


    Nidderdale and Gouthwaite Reservoir