Archive for May, 2011

Hulme end, Manifold way and Buxton

Posted in Buxton, Hulme end, Manifold way with tags , , , , on May 31, 2011 by jakeofwinterhill



http://www.teajunctionhulmeend.co.uk/railway.html
http://peakdistrict.nationaltrust.org.uk/manifold-valley
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hulme_End
http://www.peakdistrictinformation.com/visits/manifoldtrail.php

Lacewing

http://www.visitbuxton.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buxton

A candy store

inside the candy store

candy and lolypops

Toy shop

Big old bottle in a Chemist

http://www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buxton_Opera_House

 http://www.paviliongardens.co.uk/

Me and Evie on the train which went around the gardens

on the playground

The water is warm and tastes funny !

http://www.indigogroup.co.uk/edge/Buxton.htm
http://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=8222
http://quest.bris.ac.uk/workshops/annual06/Buxton.pdf


http://www.buxtononline.net/

http://www.whitedragon.org.uk/articles/amemetiae.htm
http://www.wishful-thinking.org.uk/genuki/DBY/Buxton/StAnnsWell2.html

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manifold_Way
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Manifold
http://peakdistrict.nationaltrust.org.uk/manifold-valley

we went though a tunnel on the manifold way !

in the tunnel

you can see the line of the railway 
http://www.vmine.net/ectonmine.org/
http://jimdixon.wordpress.com/2009/10/16/a-trip-down-ecton-mine-manifold-valley/
http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk/visiting/historicplaces/pd-historicplace1.htm
http://www.thepeakdistrict.info/ecton-mine.php
http://www.kap.toadstone.com/photo/ectoncoppermine.html
http://www.ectonhillfsa.org.uk/EctonHill/EctonHill.html

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keld, Swaledale Rainby Force ,Wain Wath Falls or Force and camping

Posted in Camping, Keld, Rainby Force, Wain Wath Falls, waterfalls, Yorkshire dales with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 15, 2011 by jakeofwinterhill

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lime_kiln
http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=lime+kiln&hl=en&prmd=ivnsb&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=8vLbTdH-HY6ahQfqv5m5Dw&ved=0CF8QsAQ&biw=1280&bih=909

Lime Kiln they burnt the limestone to make lime

http://www.swaledale-sheep.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swaledale_(sheep)
http://www.cumbriahillfarming.org.uk/hillfarming/sheepbreeds.html

Hi Vis jackets to keep me and Evie safe – we went to see the Swaledale Lambs

http://www.keldbunkhouse.com/Camping

Me and Evie watching a film in our new tent

me playing in the River Swale

The waterfalls were fast and dangerous

On the limestone pavement

throwing a big rock
This is where my dad used to go swimming when he he was a boy !

Rainby Force
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tall-guy/4841313117/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhfEKv-YxqU&NR=1

5 meter waterfall

another two Swaledale Lambs – they have horns



Wain Wath Falls or Force


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wain_Wath_Force
http://www.redbubble.com/people/jadon/art/3074711-wain-wath-force-lower-falls-river-swale-keld-yorkshire
http://www.jpgfotos.com/fotosblog/index.php?showimage=216
http://www.walkingenglishman.com/dalesguide/waterfalls/master.htm

another picture of the falls – my dad used to sit under the waterfall when it was sunny the pool is deep and cold but the water is heated up by the sunshine which is still warm when it goes over the waterfall

Keld ,Crack pot Hall, Beldi Lead Mines and Swinner Gill.

Posted in Beldi Lead Mines, Crack pot Hall, Keld, mine, Mine adit, Swaledale, Swinner Gill, waterfalls, Yorkshire dales with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 14, 2011 by jakeofwinterhill

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keld,_North_Yorkshire
http://www.focaldepth.co.uk/index.php?page=10&sel=1&catg=&search=
http://www.mindat.org/loc-4873.html
http://www.aucu61.dsl.pipex.com/swaledal.htm
http://www.aboutbritain.com/towns/keld.asp
http://www.brillmusica.com/images/Images27/index.html
http://www.waterfallsoftheyorkshiredales.co.uk/info28981.html
http://www.pdmhs.com/PDFs/ScannedBulletinArticles/Bulletin%2011-4%20-%20The%20AD%20Lead%20Mines%20in%20Swaledale,%20Yorkshire.pdf

Keld is in the Yorkshire dales -swaledale

Fossils, they look like old worms !

searching a mine tunnel ?

old rail from one of the mines !

me on a old tractor !

http://www.magneticnorthphotography.com/photo4110347.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/36652311@N03/5016709847/
http://www.mindat.org/sitegallery.php?loc=215050

Crackpot Hall , the kitchen ,

this is how they used to have a bath its a old tin bath

can you see the date ?

mine adit

river bed – swinner gill

lead vein

gill scrambling
This is a waterfall -its dry at the moment – I climbed this

at the top of the  waterfall

waterfall – old mine tunnel on left blocked after a few feet

the river disappears underground but does flow down the valley normally

old mine bridge

mine adit – crackpot hall

This hill was steep

Note from dad :
This is a steep Hill decent – my trainers couldn’t cope , Jake just kept on going !!!

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/mines/Beldi-Hill-Lead-Mine/
http://beldymine.piczo.com/?cr=3
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/album/Beldi-Hill-Lead-Mine-User-Album/?uid=988
http://www.mine-explorer.co.uk/mines/Beldi-hill_3046/Beldi-hill.asp
http://www.mine-explorer.co.uk/view_picture.asp?id=31305
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tom-swailes/3299499735/
http://www.mindat.org/locdana-4873.html

mine ore processing remains

old mine pulley ?
inside the mine tunnel

along the mine tunnel  please be careful !!!!!

plants do not grow – this is because its toxic waste from the minerals in the mine waste

http://www.sanoodi.com/routes/keld-310160/

This is my route