Hiking

Sequoia tree at Nymans, Sussex

Snowdrops at Nymans, Sussex

A walk in the woods around Nymans Gardens in the High Weald of Sussex, between Haywards Heath and Crawley.

Snowdrops on the lawn at Nymans near Crawley.

Ducks at Nymans Woods near Crawley.

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Deer herd, Richmond Park

Trees and lake, Richmond Park

A walk in Richmond Park, London, on the shortest day of the year.

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Red squirrel on the lower slopes of Blencathra

Borrowdale from the lower slopes of Blencathra

Day trip out from London to hike along the lower slopes of Blencathra, Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw in The Lake District. A rare close encounter with a red squirrel, as startled by me as I was by this enchanting sight.

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Greta Gorge footpath

Dramatic light on a day of sunshine and showers in the Lake District.

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