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Church of St John, Wittersham
An impressive church of mainly fourteenth-century date. The tower, which was still under construction in the early sixteenth century, is one of the most ...
Stone Cross Mansion, Ulverston
Stone Cross Mansion was built for Myles Kennedy, whose family made their money from iron ore mining in the Furness peninsula. It was designed by James Wrigh...
The B1435
https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1435
North Devon Leisure Center
North Devon Leisure Center on Seven Brethren Bank, Barnstaple. Demolition commenced in 2023.
B2097 road
The B2097 runs 3 miles from Bridgewood to Rochester. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2097
Mercat (Market) Cross, Aberdeen
Aberdeen's Mercat Cross was built in 1686 by John Montgomery, an Aberdeen architect. It is in the Castlegate area of Aberdeen. This open-arched structure, 2...
B9077 road
The B9077 runs 14 miles from Aberdeen to Crathes, via The Great Southern Road. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B9077
The White Lion, London Road, Heeley
A heritage pub in a southern suburb of Sheffield. There was an ale house on the site since at least 1781, of which the former concert room remains as a back ...
Church of St Mary, Bungay
St Mary's Church is a redundant Anglican church in Bungay. The church and the ruins of the adjacent priory are recorded in the National Heritage List for Eng...
The Bath Hotel, Victoria Street, Sheffield
The pub grew out of domestic premises c.1868, but was a pub by the early 20th century. Remodelled and extended by Ind Coope in 1931. The layout and furnishin...
The Grapes, Trippet Lane, Sheffield
The pub was built c.1900 and is rated by CAMRA as a 'Heritage pub' for its pre-War features, and for being 'the best surviving example of a pub built by Thom...
Grindleford station
Grindleford railway station is about a mile away from the village of Grindleford, the nearest village being Nether Padley. The station was opened in 1894 on ...
Flying into Glasgow - 2011
Photos taken from a transatlantic flight from Newark to Glasgow on 15th July 2011.
A Moving Meander on the River Ruel
Meanders tend to migrate downstream over a period of time. This particular meander near the mouth of the River Ruel near Ormidale shows very recent signs sub...
Manuden
Manuden is a village in NE Essex located on the River Stort. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuden
Elsenham Station
Elsenham station is on the West Anglia Main Line, serving the village of Elsenham in Essex. It is 35 miles 45 chains down the line from London Liverpool Stre...
Herstmonceux
Herstmanceux is a village in the Wealden district of East Sussex. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herstmonceux
St Andrews Lakes
A large Aqua Park, Water Sports and Outdoor Activity Centre set in a disused Chalk quarry near Halling. Website: https://www.standrewswatersports.co.uk/st-a...
Dee (Ferryhill) Viaduct
An arched & girder viaduct across the River Dee in Aberdeen. Built in 1851. Category C listed. https://www.railscot.co.uk/locations/D/Dee_Viaduct/
Wellington Suspension Bridge
The Wellington Suspension Bridge (also known as the Chain Bridge and Craiglug Bridge) is a suspension bridge crossing the River Dee from Ferryhill to Craiglu...
A956 road
The A956 runs 11 miles from Cleanhill to The Bridge of Don, via Aberdeen Harbour.
Greenway Bank Country Park
The country park, operated by Staffordshire County Council, comprises the former Knypersley Hall and Greenway Bank estates. The house at Greenway Bank, built...
Humphrey Head
Humphrey Head is a limestone peninsula on the northern side of Morecambe Bay, including the only true sea cliff in the South Lakes. It is reached by minor ro...
B1435 road
The B1435 is a 1.7 mile long L-shaped road connecting Bungay town centre with the B1062 southern bypass in both directions [[7663361]] . https://www.sabre-r...
Buxton, Norfolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buxton,_Norfolk
The B1150
https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1150
Frettenham, Norfolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frettenham
Horstead, Norfolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horstead_with_Stanninghall
The Corpach Shipwreck
The shipwreck on the foreshore near Corpach is that of a fishing boat originally named the ‘MV Dayspring’. In December 2011 the 26 metre-long vessel was torn...
The A392
The A392 is a reasonably short A-road in west Cornwall. It runs for 7½ miles between Newquay and the Halloon roundabout on the A39 at St Columb Road.
The tree at Sycamore Gap
It is believed that a lone sycamore tree stood in this col between Peel Crags and Highshields Crags for well over 200 years. Its dramatic setting had given i...
Gestingthorpe, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gestingthorpe
B986 road
The B986 runs 2.6 miles from Wapping St [[7647906]] to North Anderson Drive in Aberdeen https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B986
The Lovelace Bridges
William King, 1st Earl of Lovelace, was owner of the East Horsley Estate in the 19th Century. The estate included an extensive forested area, and in order t...
Town Gardens, Swindon
Town Gardens Park was established on the cusp of the 20th century when the limestone quarry in which it was built was exhausted. It is now a jewel in the tow...
Dawlish sea wall
Southern Connector Road, Swindon
The road is intended to to allow people living in the houses to be built in the New Eastern Villages (NEV) east of Swindon to get to Commonhead Roundabout w...
The A3075
The A3075 is the main road from Newquay to Chiverton Cross (and thus via the A30 to southwest Cornwall). https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=...
A9119 road
The A9119 runs 4 miles from Aberdeen [[7647906]] to Kingswell. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A9119
B983 road
This is a 1 mile long urban road in Aberdeen. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B983
Aberdeen - the Granite City
Many of Aberdeen's buildings are built from local granite. Article: https://www.scotsman.com/arts-and-culture/scottish-fact-of-the-week-the-granite-city-1529...
Church of St Augustine, Northbourne
Grade I listed Norman Church. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1264324 History https://www.ewbchurches.org.uk/staugustineschurchh...
Northbourne
A small East Kent village. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northbourne,_Kent
The A394
The A394 is a primary route running along the south coast of Cornwall linking Penzance to Falmouth via Helston and beyond. It is noteworthy for being the mos...
Church of St Mary, Nackington
Grade I listed Norman church. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1085575 Detail: http://www.bridgechurchgroup.co.uk/nackington-chur...
B3038 road
The B3038 runs 0.7 miles from Itchen Bridge to Northam road in Southampton. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3038
Ramsey: a special plaice
I loved Ramsey: I loved everywhere in the Isle of Man, but I think Ramsey ticked all the Eyre Family boxes. The main town in the north, my sister's favourite...
Dickin Medal Memorial
This chainsaw sculpted Memorial by Tim Burgess to recipients of the Dickin Medal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dickin_Medal (the animal equivalent of the Vict...
Fairfield Heritage
A community museum located in the former Fairfield shipyard head office on on Govan Road. Dedicated to telling the story of Govan’s outstanding role in world...
Manx Crosses
Manx National Heritage believes the crosses date as far back as 500AD. There are crosses at Andreas, Ballaugh, Braddan, Bride, German, Jurby, Lezayre, Lonan,...
Govan-Partick Bridge Construction
A key part of a new active travel route between Glasgow University's Gilmorehill campus and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, the bridge will carry pe...
Wheely great to see it all back
The iconic Laxey Wheel was designed in 1854 by the engineer Roger Casement to pump water from the workings higher up in the valley. It became a tourist attra...
A jewel, even in a land of jewels
Castle Rushen is widely regarded as one of the most complete mediaeval sites in the British Isles. Originally built for a Norse king in the 12th century and ...
A museum intertwined with a whole village
The National Folk Museum at Cregneash is unusual in that it is not a discrete museum like many heritage sites. You buy a wristband so that you can visit the ...
Cheetham Park, Manchester
Cheetham Park (also known as Elizabeth Street Park) is a park in Cheetham Hill, Manchester. It was opened in 1886. It contains two historic structures: a lis...
A time capsule from a previous era
The Grove Museum is the former residence of the Gibb family. Originally a holiday home, it eventually became their main residence on the retirement of the pa...
National Cycleroute 18
This route from Canterbury to Royal Tunbridge Wells is 63 miles long and takes in some of Kent's best scenery.
Not quite Barney Rush weather
One of my favourite songs is that old pub classic 'The Craic was 90 in the Isle of Man' Well today, it was 9 (nine) when we got to the Manx Museum. Half an h...
Bulmer, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulmer,_Essex
Twinstead, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twinstead
Stonehaven Station
Stonehaven station serves Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire. It is sited on the Dundee to Aberdeen line, and is situated between Laurencekirk and Portlethen. The s...
SW coast path section Porthallow-Porthkerris-Porthoustock
While the SW coast path between Porthallow and Porthoustock follows inland routes, there has always been an unofficial path along the coast. This narrow and ...
Church of St Martin, Great Mongeham
Grade II* listed church. History. https://mongeham.co.uk/local-history/a-history-of-great-mongeham/chapter-3-the-story-of-st-martins-church/
Stockport Great Frogtastic Invention Trail 2023
Following the success of Stockport’s Giant Leap Frog Art Trail in 2019 https://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/19726 and Stockport’s Gigantic Leap Frog Art Trai...
Leicester Monsters Trail 2023
Leicester Monsters is a city-wide trail of giant, glowing monsters, who will be playfully peeking over buildings across Leicester city centre from 16-31 Octo...
Church of St Mary, Linton
Grade I listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1162094 History - https://www.stmaryslinton.org.uk/Groups/281459/Our_History.aspx
Hebble Brook
Hebble Brook flows 21.3km from Ogden Reservoir through Halifax to join The River Calder at Salterhebble.
Dun Carloway (D¨n ChÓrlabhaigh)
A Broch is an Iron Age, drystone structure found almost exclusively in Scotland and the Isles. Designed to impress and defend, they were probably the homes o...
Storm Betty
The second named storm of August 2023, Storm Betty affected Britain and Ireland on Friday and Saturday 18th and 19th bringing high winds and heavy rainfall....
The Cedars Roundabout
This road junction is to be modified in 2024 with the addition of traffic light control to ease congestion at busy times.
The Three Horse Shoes, Doncaster
Built in 1914 for Ward's of Sheffield, architect H L Tacon & Sons, this pub is included in CAMRA's regional inventory of historic interiors for its oak furni...
B2173 road
The B2163 runs 3.6 miles from Swanley to Ruxley. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2173
Loch an Eilein
Loch an Eilein is a small irregular shaped, freshwater loch in the Rothiemurchus Forest about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of Aviemore, Scotland in Cairngorms Nationa...
The Little Plough, Doncaster
The pub on West Laith Gate is in CAMRA's national list of pubs with historic interiors. It existed in the 19th century but was remodelled in 1934 and retains...
General Wade's Military Roads
A network of military roads, sometimes called General Wade's Military Roads, was constructed in the Scottish Highlands during the middle part of the 18th cen...
Taigh Tughaidh └rnoil (Arnol Blackhouse Museum)
Arnol (Scottish Gaelic: Àrnol) is a small settlement on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis. Once a thriving township with over forty crofts, it now has a mu...
Montrose Station
Montrose station serves the town of Montrose in Angus. The station overlooks the Montrose Basin and is situated on the Dundee–Aberdeen line, 90 miles north o...
Hepworth Wakefield interior
The Hepworth Wakefield art gallery is purpose-built and named after the late English artist Barbara Hepworth, who was born in Wakefield in 1903. Most of the ...
Hepworth Wakefield exterior
The Hepworth Wakefield building is located on a headland site on the River Calder and within the Wakefield Waterfront conservation area. It has no dominant f...
Arbroath Station
Arbroath station serves the town of Arbroath in Angus. The station is 17 miles east of Dundee on the line between Dundee and Aberdeen, between Carnoustie and...
Carnoustie Golf Links
Carnoustie Golf Links is in Carnoustie, Angus. Carnoustie has four courses – the historic Championship Course, the Burnside Course, the Buddon Links Course a...
Dundee Station
Dundee station serves the city of Dundee on the east coast of Scotland. It is situated on the northern, non-electrified section of the East Coast Main Line, ...
Oulton Broad South Station
Oulton Broad South Station is on the East Suffolf Line. It opened in 1859. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oulton_Broad_South_railway_station
Inchinnan, Old Parish Church And Graveyard
All Hallows Church was consecrated here in 1904, built on the site of the much earlier St Conval's Church which was established in 1100 (before Glasgow Cathe...
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Church of St Michael, East Ardsley
There was a medieval church on the site, a chapel of ease to West Ardsley (now known as Woodkirk) which belonged to Nostell Priory. It was rebuilt in 1880/81...
St Michael's Old Church, Betws-y-Coed
Built in the 14th century, The Grade II* listed https://cadwpublic-api.azurewebsites.net/reports/listedbuilding/FullReport?lang=en&id=3229 St Michael's Old...
Little Catts Farm Oast
A single kiln with no cowl and no stowage.
English Round Towered Churches
Round Towered Churches always raise a smile: but why? The traditional square tower or spire, perhaps, is so common to most counties that these are just more ...
Horbury Underpass of Graffiti
The "Underpass Of Graffiti" is a U.K. art gallery based in Wakefield, Yorkshire. It is located at Green Lane, Horbury, Wakefield WF2 8WE. The foot and cycle ...
The Royal Scotsman passing through Glasgow
More often seen in the Highlands, the luxury touring train which is operated by Belmond often ventures through the east side of Glasgow on its way to or from...
A5191 road
The A5191 is a short A road, stretching 5.5 kilometres (less than 3½ miles) in the town of Shrewsbury. It follows the route of the former A49 through the ce...
Dewsbury Minster restoration
In 1884 the medieval east end of Dewsbury Minster was demolished and an extension in the Decorated Gothic style was built that doubled the size of the church...
The Test Way
The Test Way is a 44 mile path running from the chalk downs of Inkpen Hill in West Berkshire, south to Eling Wharf near the head of Southampton Water. Most ...
Tobermory Lighthouse, Rubha nan Gall
Rubha nan Gall lighthouse marks the southern side of the northwestern entrance to the Sound of Mull. It is located north of Tobermory but despite having been...
Dewsbury Minster re-purposed
Radical alterations have been made to Dewsbury Minster in modern times. An organ loft created in 1978 was converted into the St Paulinus Chapel in 1994, and ...