In August some dear friends invited us to share a few days with them in a holiday cottage they had rented in the Yorkshire Dales – a part of the UK famous for it’s natural beauty, boasting such breath-taking scenery. As I love taking photos I thought it appropriate to share some of the experience on Ready Writer.
INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL
A ‘magical’ 4.5 miles of waterfalls as shown below. (Click on an image to enlarge)
Imagine the thunderous roar created by these Falls – an incredible sound.
The cottage is located in the picturesque village of Carlton-in-Coverdale – with many stunning views and plenty of trails for the walker. Here are just some of the vistas on offer:
Delectable are they not … ?
Within 8 miles of the cottage is this remarkable monument dating back to the 14th Century – it allows one to step into history, inter-acting with images, relics and stories of a bygone age:
In addition to the wonderful variety of rooms: great chamber, dining hall, bed chambers, kitchen, brewery, armoury (and not forgetting the dungeon) one can also view some of the rather unusal residents of the castle & its grounds:
Thought I’d throw the wild boar in, for good measure, which I discover is a “Crepuscular” animal – one that is active primarily during dawn and dusk – well I do enjoy learning new words ! A group of wild boar is called a “sounder” – something else I didn’t know before this visit.
And finally …
I’m sure you wouldn’t fancy meeting this fearsome character in some dark alley !!