Whilst this was not my first visit to the North York Moors it was my first photo trip. The last one of any significance was 40 years ago in the seventies when I was an entrant on what was then the RAC Rally now Wales Rally GB and I was hopeful that this visit would…Details
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Although disputed by the Peak District National Park Authority, with an estimated 22 million visitors per year it is thought to be the second most-visited national park in the world, after Mount Fuji in Japan. The authority estimate around 10 million people visit annually, a substantial difference between the two estimates and part of the…Details
From today until the 5th August is … National Parks Week This year’s National Parks Week is a celebration of our beautiful winning landscapes, which have apparently inspired generations of athletes, cyclists, climbers, and others to aim higher and train harder. Amongst those inspired are Sebastian Coe, now Lord Coe, the driving force behind London’s…Details
England Coast Path … The first few miles of the long-awaited England Coast Path around the whole of England’s coast was officially opened on 29th June 2012. Natural England announced 32km (20 miles) of the route around Weymouth Bay in Dorset starting at Rufus Castle in Portland and ending at Lulworth Cove is now in…Details
Is it right that Scotland should have no more parks? Scotland’s First National Park, Loch Lomond, and The Trossachs celebrate its 10th Anniversary this year and its worlds apart from the hustle and bustle of the city. The past is inescapable here as two worlds collide – the gentle Lowlands end abruptly at the Highland…Details
The Atlantic coast of North Cornwall stretches for over seventy miles along a wildly beautiful landscape where towns and villages huddle in the cliffs for protection against the sea. It’s 5 years since my last visit to Cornwall and on that occasion, most of the time was spent in West Cornwall on the Penwith Peninsula…Details