Out & About …

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

Tag: Countryside Management

  • Dry hedging in Newton Wood, two years on

    Dry hedging in Newton Wood, two years on

    Volunteering with the National Trust in Newton Wood. Two years on the dry hedges built to allow the regrowth of the woodland floor seemed to have done their job, but were looking tied. So the task today was to rejuvenate the hedges, and extend then to discourage visitors from using the erosion gulley. Dry (or […]

  • Leven gorge, Kildale

    Leven gorge, Kildale

    A rather dull and murky walk home from Kildale. The estate have been opening up the gorge, yet further restricting access to the river and waterfall. Today, 19th October, 1536 is the day Henry VIII got tough on those who took part in the Pilgrimage of Grace. In a letter to the Duke of Suffolk, […]