Jay – picture post from Scotland

Jay – picture post from Scotland I posted previously about a recent trip to Scotland when we spent time in St Catherines in Argyll and Bute on the Cowal peninsular. We stayed in a quiet and fairly isolated cottage, nestled in an area of protected forest and close to the shore of Loch Fyne. This […]

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Visit Scotland – Argyll and Bute

Visit Scotland – Argyll and Bute This blog post follows a visit to Scotland and the Cowal peninsular in Argyll and Bute. It wasn’t so long ago that I posted here after a stay in Scotland last year in Argyll and Bute (see this link for September post) We enjoyed ourselves so much and found […]

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Reddish Vale Country Park – January

Reddish Vale Country Park – January We took another very decent walk earlier in the week down to one of local haunts – Reddish Vale Country Park. All in all we walked about six miles or so on what was a pretty typical January day – so pretty cold but lovely and bright. The park […]

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Reddish Vale – a December walk

Robin red breast

Reddish Vale – a December walk Reddish Vale Country Park – a December walk. There’s never a bad time of year to have a wander around Reddish Vale county park and a crisp December morning was no exception.  I was there for around 9:30am or so and was a little surprised at how quiet it […]

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Another wander alongside the river

Another wander alongside the river It’s been a little difficult to find time to get and walk this week – other commitments and events have had to take priority but I din manage a decent walk on another cold day. There wasn’t a great deal go but there are a few pictures from my walk […]

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Fresh and crisp winter walking in the Tame Valley

Fresh and crisp winter walking in the Tame Valley It’s never too cold really to get out for a walk, and theres a lot to be said for getting out when the air is cold and crisp. Fortunately there have been a few mornings in the last week that were ideal for a morning walk. […]

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December walking at Lyme Park

December walking at Lyme Park A cold but bright day is always good enough for a visit to Lyme Park – the splendid National Trust property – just a few miles from Manchester and Stockport. This is simply a picture post and mainly of the red deer –  no words are needed for this visit […]

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Back to Scotland and making the most of November – part two

Back to Scotland and making the most of November – part two Part two of the back to Scotland post features more images from our coastal walking (east coast in Berwickshire). If you missed Part One you can see it here – the weather and the walking were superb and our second day there saw […]

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