Wildlife Column: Knotweed: When is a weed not a weed?
The answer is when it is ‘knotweed’; of which there are various different species but one in particular that causes angst. Japanese knotweed is an amazing plant that can grow through concrete and burrow through buildings.
7 luxury seaside cottages perfect for an escape to the Yorkshire coast
Yorkshire is known for its coastal beauty, with both locals and tourists flocking to the region’s scenic seaside locations, either for the day or a trip away. What better way to enjoy a trip away than in a cosy cottage in some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful coastal locations?
This is a walk that introduces you to some of the most dramatic and best loved of Peak District scenery as it follows a route that takes you by Monsal Head and through the fabulous Cressbrook Dale. Best taken on a clear day it is a joy whatever the season and combines breathtaking scenery with some lovely and iconic, typical Peak District villages.
10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor
Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various walking and hiking trails. These trails are a great way to embrace the outdoors, keep active and explore some of Yorkshire’s most scenic nature spots.
The carrion crow really does carry a burden of a rather bad name – associated with its identity as a bird that scavenges and lives by eating carrion and offal or other waste, or else by taking the eggs or young of smaller birds. Nevertheless, like its cousin the magpie, the carrion crow is highly intelligent and sociable; finely adapted to a highly successful lifestyle.
This walk begins and ends in the popular Peak District town of Bakewell and is approximately 5 ½ miles in length. It takes in mature woodland, rolling parkland and the chocolate box village of Edensor, on the spectacular Chatsworth estate.