Walks 2011

Also in 2011: Events, Garden, Walks, Visits, Paul, Stephen, and Michael.    Holidays

Hanchurch Woods
January 2011

Jetta portrait

warmer but still iced puddles

Virgin train at Stapleford

Macclesfield Forest & Tegg's Nose
January 2011

Forest Chapel

Shutlingsloe from Charity Lane

Cat & Fiddle from Charity Lane

Tegg's Nose from the upper forest

interesting pigs


Shutlingsloe from Tegg's nose

Ridgegate Resevoir and Shutlingsloe from Tegg's Nose

Shutlingsloe at sunset from near the Hanging Gate

Sutton Common Mast

The Wrekin
February 2010

propping up the summit

mapping with the phone!

Llandudno & Angelsey
March 2011

Llandudno Pier

Malltraeth Sands
from Llandwyn Island

Newborough Warren and Snowdonia from Llandwyn Island

on Llandwyn Island

Church remains

Lighthouse and cottages
Llandwyn Island

The Glyders & Y Garn


with the SCR
March 2011

Lord Audley's Memorial Cross

The SCR group

Oakley House

The Devil's Ring and Fingers

Surely not the Owner...

...in Residence?

Cannock Chase
May 2011

Communications Mast


near Brockton

German Military Cemetery

Commenwealth Cemetery

Stiperstones & Snail Beach Lead Mine
June 2011

Grazing ponies

The Wrekin

towards Shrewsbury & home

Crowsnest Dingle

Snail Beach Lead Mine

Engine House

Winding Gear

drift entrance

Corndon Hill

The Devil's Chair

happily, not the devil!

Kinder Scout
June 2011

Early start from Bowden Bridge

Mount Famine
from Tunstead Clough Farm

The Mediaeval Cross

Kinder Low
self portrait on the summit

Kinder River

Top of the downfall

Kinder reservoir
the mist beginning to lift

Kinder Downfall

The fall blown back up by the wind

The Kinder ridge

The reservoir

Kinder Downfall
from the reservoir

Kinder Low

Canada geese

The empty reservoir

Ruabon Mountain
July 2011

from Ruabon Mountain

sharing tha path

Descent ...


...Offa's Dyke Path

on top again

Pont Cysyllte Aqueduct
from afar

Brown Clee Hill
July 2011

Abdon Burf (the summit)
from the Fort

Titterstone Clee Hill


from the Five Springs

The Fort
from the Shropshire Way

loose ponies

Silverdale Heritage Walk
September 2011

Silverdale tunnel

Festival of Britain sign

Terry O'Neil ...

leading the group

Hayling Wood

Speckled Wood

Small Tortoiseshell

Macclesfield Forest
September 2011

Tegg's Nose

again, from the Hanging Gate

Jodrell Bank Telescope
from Hanging Gate

from above Hanging Gate

The Roaches

Sutton Common mast

Shutlingsloe summit

looking back up

Box Hill
October 2011
en route to Albania!

near Saloman's Memorial

Broadwood Folly

Fredley Manor

Juniper Hall

Black sheep

Shutlingsloe, Piggford Moor and Hanging Gate from Macclesfield Forest
October 2011

Macclesfield Forest


Macclesfield Forest from the summit

Sutton Common Mast

Shining Tor

The Cat & Fiddle

Tegg's Nose

More black sheep

Tegg's Nose from Hanging Gate


Rocester & the Dove Valley
November 2011

St Michael's, Rocester

All that's left of the Roman Fort and the Abbey

The Dove Bridge

The Dove

Abbotsholme School

November sunshine

towards Uttoxeter

Similar to 1958!

Eaton Dovedale House

Disconnected Electricity

Towards sunset

Wildboarclough and Three Shires Head
November 2011

Clough Brook

Shutlingsloe from the Cumberland Brook

Aproaching Three Shires Head

Shutlingsloe from Cuthorne Hill

Wildboarclough Church

Rudyard Lake
December 2011

from the North

Winkle Minn and Sutton Common

Cliff Park

Rudyard from the South

An engine, returning from the Santa Special

Santa, returning by boat from his rendevous with the special

Onecote and the Hamps
December 2011

The Hamps

on Golden Hill

approaching Black Brook Farm

crossing the Hamps

Mixon Grange

St Luke's, Onecote

Oakamoor and Alton
Christmas Eve 2011

Oakamoor, old lime kilns

The Churnet

in Ouzal Dale

The Flag Tower, Alton Towers

Alton Castle

Toothill Rock

Alton Castle

Alton, the Lockup

St Peter's Alton

Alton Castle ...

... medieval walls

Down again on the Churnet for lunch

Alton Station


Oakamoor Station

The Churnet,in spate under Oakamoor bridge

The Mermaid and the Hamps
Boxing Day, 2011

the spectacular view from the Mermaid

Feltysitch farm

The Mermaid from close to the source of the Hamps

The Hamps outh of New York (farm)!

Mixon Grange

crossing the Hamps (with new rucksack)

Upper Elkstone

Whitmore Road & Keele University

Keele Hall

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