SK1669 : Going up Deep Dale

near to Sheldon, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Going up Deep Dale
Going up Deep Dale
The path from White Lodge car park, on the A6, goes in a south west direction. Later in spring the sides of the dale, particularly the north facing (left side) will be full of flowers. Early purple orchids and cowslips will be followed by
species such as meadow saxifrage, common rock-rose and kidney vetch.

Towards the end of the summer a number of late-flowering species begin to bloom in abundance including Devilís-bit scabious and grass-of-Parnassus.

The reserve is also home to a large number of butterfly species including green hairsteak, dingy skipper and dark green fritillary.
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2012
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Sunday, 25 March, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 26 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Grassland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1633 6972 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.4567N 1:45.4119W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1646 6993
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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