Month: July 2019

Going underground

Day two of a weekend study on the fascinating underword of the “Hypogenic Caves of the North Pennines UNESCO Global Geopark” brought a team from the British Cave Research Association (BCRA) and The North Pennines UNESCO Global Geopark (NPUGG)  to the Fairy Hole cave system of Upper Weardale. The group spent a number of hours… Read more »

A promising time on the Uplands

Late Spring and early summer has been a busy time on the uplands of Upper Weardale. This time-lapse video shows the remarkable energy of the early morning Black Grouse on the Lek. By now of course many of the young birds hatched in May and early June are almost ready to leave the nest. Late… Read more »