Explore #36 on Thursday, January 15, 2009
I haven't visited this tranquill valley for quite a while & missed
it somewhat. There was a forest fire around 10 years ago which looks
like had made a recovery unlike the great storm in 1826 which caused
Nature has long since repaired the devastation. In 1999 eight thousand trees were planted and interpretation introduced to illustrate the natural succession of plants and trees thought likely to have developed along the valley and on the immediate fells since the end of the last Ice Age.
Happy New Year to you all !