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Nostell Priory (05/07/21)

Nostell Priory (05/07/21)

Tim Ward 05 Jul 2021 0 Comments

Situated just outside Wakefield, Nostell Priory itself is a former Georgian manor house bequeathed to the National Trust in 1953. I was in West Yorkshire attending a training day so popped in on my way back home f...

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RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Tim Ward 06 Jul 2021 0 Comments

I heard the other day that Bempton Cliffs is the most visited RSPB reserve in the country, and I can believe it. Puffins are the main draw and the RSPB heavily promote their presence on the cliffs...

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Wharram Quarry (22/06/21)

Wharram Quarry (22/06/21)

Tim Ward 23 Jun 2021 0 Comments

One of 3 Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reserves (all of them disused chalk quarries) in the Yorkshire Wolds, Wharram Quarry is well known locally for its diverse populations of wild flowers, especially...

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Tophill Low

Tophill Low

Tim Ward 16 Jun 2021 0 Comments

Situated midway between the market towns of Driffield and Beverley, Tophill Low is owned and managed as a nature reserve by Yorkshire Water. I've visited many times and to me its a place that rarely disap...

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The Exotic Colours of Moorlands (29/05/21)

The Exotic Colours of Moorlands (29/05/21)

Tim Ward 29 May 2021 0 Comments

With a name like 'Moorlands' you'd be excused for expecting this reserve to be some windswept place on the slopes of the Pennines or some other elevated location, when nothing could be further from the truth. It&#...

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Scar & Castlebeck Wood (07/05/21)

Scar & Castlebeck Wood (07/05/21)

Tim Ward 28 May 2021 1 Comments

These ancient woodlands in the Harwood Dale area of the North Yorks Moors had been on my list to visit for some time, and to be honest I didn't pick the best of days, with heavy rain putting an end t...

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