Tag: Cumbria

Caving for Amateurs

There is something slightly surreal walking from the North Yorkshire countryside into the cold and damp of Britain’s longest series of underground caves. White Scar Cave extends for three miles under Ingleborough near Kirkby...

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Herdwick sheep: a fixture on the fells

For anyone who has visited the Lake District or if, like me, you were brought up there, Herdwick sheep are commonplace. They seem to be a constant fixture on the fell-side but recently the breed and the centuries-old tradition...

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