Close Gate Bridge is a 17th Century packhorse bridge over Haigh Clough just west of Marsden in the Peak District. The bridge formed part of the mai packhorse route across the Pennines from ther Colne Valley to Rochdale. The bridge is a grade 2* Scheduled Ancient Monument.Continue reading “Close Gate Bridge”
Almost Spring Like
At last a decent day and a chance for a hike in the hills, I mean lockdown exercise of course, and no lingering with the camera ….
Alphin Pike (469m) and the Wimberry Ridge give splendid views down to Dove Stove Reservoir and across to Saddleworth Moor. Millstone Grit and Peat – typical of the Dark Peak.Continue reading “Almost Spring Like”