Hartshead Pike

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Standing 267 metres above sea level, Hartshead Pike is thought to have been a beacon hill since before the Romans came to Britain and legends exist about Druid worship at the site. The hill has an unbroken 360 degree view across the borders of four counties, … Read more…

Brun Clough Reservoir and Millstone Edge, Standedge

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These images from Standedge and Millstone Edge on Marsden Moor were taken near sunset on 14th March 2016. Below: HDR panorama, Sigma 8-16mm lens on a Pentax K3 body. This is Brun Clough Reservoir at the top of Standedge Cutting, where the road goes over the top of the … Read more…

The Pennine Way at Millstone Edge, Standedge

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I was pleased, yesterday, when the postie brought me a package. It turned out not to be a birthday present, but instead was the Pentax 16-50 DA* lens, which had packed in at Whitby in November and has been about three months away for repair. … Read more…

Cumbria – New Gallery

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Reading about Cumbria holiday breaks on a website recently, I came across all the exciting things you can do there…like, boating, horse-riding, climbing, mountain biking through the forests, visiting a racecourse, paint-balling,  exploring a via ferrata, zip wire ride, the list is endless. Now I can … Read more…

Season of Mist

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We’ve had a wonderful few days of early autumn sunshine but this morning brought our first autumnal fog. A little exposure compensation is needed for taking pictures in fog as the automatic metering in the camera integrates to grey, so I added one stop … Read more…