5Jun Wildwood Posted by: Mark Newton in art & photography 9 Comments Padley Gorge, located in the Peak District.
Looks gorgeous! And with the National Trust now actively setting geocaches so to bring people to such areas whilst ensuring ecosystems are not inadvertently disturbed, it might be somewhere I visit in the near future.
Beautiful. I think they may have epic stories to tell and secrets to keep. They have seen more than we ever will.
Oh my lord. Those are amazing. Does anyone know if there’s a way to go there if you don’t have a car? I don’t live in the UK, but I’ve got a free day while I’m there in July and I would absolutely love to spend that free day seeing this. Right now I’m trying to get a bunch of UK bloggers together, but I don’t know if that’ll pan out…and those flowers are just amazing.
Adrian, I specifically headed there to see the trees, which are amazing, and although it’s not the easiest terrain for a stroll, it’s definitely well worth a trip.
Talitah – funny you say that, since I kept thinking up loads of cool things that could have happened here (at least in my head…)
SMD – there’s a train station at Upper Padley – the map is here – though I’m not sure how easy it is to get to. If you can’t make it here, there are some wonderful places to get to – where will you be staying?
If I ever come to the UK, I would love to go on one of these hikes with you.
I’m in Lincoln for most of my trip and then I have a free day (or that’s the plan) on a Sunday, so I was planning to head out and see some things without going too far south (I have to catch a plane in Manchester on Monday bright an early). I planned to spend the night in Manchester, but the day elsewhere.
Definitely want to see something beautiful or old while I’m there.
Well, this spot is pretty much in the middle – here’s what Google says if you were driving by car. I’m not so sure about how easy things are by train, though I imagine not too bad. You’d almost certainly get something between Sheffield and Manchester.
Beautiful. I grew up by the northern end of the Peak District, but have never visited this spot. Must remedy that some time.