Wicken Fen – the place sounds a bit like some sort of prison from a Sherlock Holmes novel – at least that was my initial feelings. But it’s actually worse. It is in fact, a watery field in the East of England, which the National Trust tries to charge you seven quid to enter.
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The Flood: A Forgotten Village: Grimwith
A little over a hundred years ago, the small village of Gate Up was flooded out of existence. Now all that exists is water.
The Grim at Swinner Gill
This weeks travel blog takes me into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, hot on the trail of The Grim. The dreaded dog like beast of myths and legends long past.
A Hike Around Muker
Over the last century the little villages of Swalesdale in Yorkshire have been shedding their population like an old skin – leaving in its wake eerily quiet houses with glassy eyes, and views that stretch for miles.
Gedney End Drove: Salt Marsh
Salt Marshes in the U.K. are a habitat long under threat from land reclamation and drainage. These marshes, on the edge of an RAF training ground, show how these habitats can thrive.
The Theedlethorpe Dunes
Theedlethrope is a nature reserve just outside the town of Mablethorpe. It is all blue skies and great big swathes of sandy mud and a lovely place for a summer picnic.
Budapest: Exploring Hungary’s Capital
Exploring Budapest’s murky past though Nazi and Soviet strife, and looking ahead at the city it is today.
Hunting Bigfoot around Mount Snowdon on the banks of Llyn Cwellyn. Did we get him?
Venice with Webbed Feet
Venice, the land of light, water and adventure. A city that exists only by the grace of God. So I decided to visit before it became engulfed by the tides of climate change.