Photo Blog Week 41 - Wed 15 October 2014
The weather continued mild at Lyme Park. I've started carrying more clothes but, as yet, having needed to break out the heavy gear.
There are loads of people with big lenses at the moment trying to get the best shot of a Stag as the rut has begun and they are at their peak in appearance and, if really lucky, you may catch a head back shot as a stag roars to announce it's presence. Most activity goes on early and late but I was lucky enough to catch distant sights of several stags and hear some roars.
I made sure I took advantage of a walk behind the Hall through the Fallow Deer enclosure at that will close in a couple of weeks for the winter.
Autumn continues as the trees change and Park Moor puts on it's pale winter coat. Ever changing, ever beautiful.
route: Main Car Park and Picnic areas; Drinkwater Meadow; Knightslow Wood; Lime Avenue; Main Car Park; Timberyard Cafe ((lunch)
route: Main Car Park; Green Drive; The Cage; Coalpit Wood; East Lodge
Simply pulling the top off can cause it's root system to spread. When clearing skin should be covered to avoid contact as the poison can enter through the skin.
route: East Lodge; Caters Slack; Park Moor; High View Point; Bowstonegate Farm entrance
The imminent repair of the flag pole on The cage is all the more relevant for watchers of the Great British Bake Off who saw Luis's sugar representation which was topped off with a large flag on the pole.