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Hardcastle Crags………a farewell walk

This morning I visited one of my favourite walking places (second only to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park), namely Hardcastle Crags, just north of Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. It was a little damp and overcast when I arrived, but undeterred … Continue reading

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Its Bluebell time at Hardcastle Crags

I was up at 6.30 this morning and was greeted with a clear blue sky and the sun slowly rising in the East. I decided to make the most of the morning and set out for Hardcastle Crags at just … Continue reading

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Hardcastle Crags is very green………….

Earlier this week I decided to visit Hardcastle Crags hoping that the blue bells would be adorning the pathways through the woods and along the river bank. Alas, I was to be disappointed as there were a few that had … Continue reading

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Autumnal colours…….at Hardcastle Crags

After my recent rainswept experience of Vilnius, it was nice to see some autumn sun here in West Yorkshire and all the more reason to take off for Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge. Entering the National Trust property you are … Continue reading

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Valley Walk at Hardcastle Crags

Lovely day, weather warm, camera packed, so off to nearby beauty spot Hardcastle Crags, just outside Hebden Bridge to do the extended loop walk beyond the mill. A bit “up hill and down dale” and because of the recent floods … Continue reading

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‘Tis time to visit the bluebells again at Hardcastle Crags

Last year I visited Hardcastle Crags to photograph the bluebells but found that I had arrived about ten days too late to get them in their full glory. So not wanting to make the same mistake this year I went … Continue reading

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Everything is green at Hardcastle Crags

I visited Hardcastle Crags in the Spring of 2015 and managed to photograph the Bluebells and Wild Garlic in all their glory. Last Saturday I made a return visit in the depths of winter and was greeted with a “sea … Continue reading

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