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Woodland wild flowers of the Wye valley Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

There are lots of species of heather and most of them have the scientific name Erica. However perhaps the commonest in Britain is Calluna vulgaris which is also often called Ling. 683 more words

Species Found At Catbrook

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The Inglorious 12th minus one, to borrow from the title of Mark Avery’s book. Tomorrow will mark the beginning of the annual slaughter on the moors. 162 more words

North York Moors

Catherton Common

Sunday 6 August: we’ve parked here before, but always headed upwards onto Magpie Hill and beyond. Today, we’ll walk in the other direction, to explore the common lands of Silvington and Catherton. 86 more words


East Coast Kayakers .

I enjoy the  east coast of Scotland , paddling out there in the big sea requires some amount of madness . This is our lucky day , the sea is lumpy and there is a fair breeze going by . 189 more words

Kayak Fishing


For a brief few weeks the moors are a sea of purple heather which is now at its best. Seen from Highcliff Gate, Sleddale Farm appears an island of lush green pasture. 63 more words

North York Moors