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Stephen Oldfield
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six feet four, losing hair and utterly unconventional.
six feet four, losing hair and utterly unconventional.

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The Three Peaks on a Late Autumn Afternoon Intricate Details in November Light The late afternoon light, 15 minutes before sunset - captured the great glaciated valley of Chapel-le-Dale perfectly as I continued my research into the Ingleborough rocks. Here,...

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Above Twisleton Scars The Legacy of Retreating Ice A stroll behind St. Leonards' Church at Chapel-le-Dale leads to Britain's most spectacular limestone pavement. Twisleton Scars on the west side of Chapel-le-Dale, where different strengths in the beds of Gr...

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Above Twisleton Scars The Legacy of Retreating Ice A stroll behind St. Leonards' Church at Chapel-le-Dale leads to Britain's most spectacular limestone pavement. Twisleton Scars on the west side of Chapel-le-Dale, where different strengths in the beds of Gr...

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Mystical Minninglow Neolithic Chambers on a White Peak Hilltop The wonderful hill of Minninglow has attracted me for years like a magnet; a superb Neolithic series of burial chambers covered by a massive cairn - and now ringed with trees. Minninglow with a ...

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Ancient Cornwall Men an Tol to the Merry Maidens and Beyond At  the end of July I set out to explore the many ancient highlights of the Penwith Peninsula - deep within mystic Cornwall.  Gurnard's Head, seen above - was one of the most spectacular - and the ...

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In Search of the Cornish Quoits Unique Burials on the Penwith Peninsula The quoits are a special type of burial chamber, unique to Cornwall - and if you are visiting the great county they are well worth seeking out.  This is the first I visited, Lanyon Quoi...

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Great Whernside Wharfedale at its Wildest Great Whernside , at 2310 feet, is not as high as 'Whernside' itself - but far more splendid as a mountain.  It is Wharfedale's highest spot - and today I set off to climb it the classic way, from Kettlewell via the...

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On sale now!  The most vividly detailed guide to the Three Peaks ... 20 chapters covering every aspect of the great trio: geology, archaeology, landscape ... and with plenty to smile about along the way.   Written and illustrated by Stephen Oldfield, a head...

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Out this month - 360 pages - a vividly detailed and humorous guide to Yorkshire's famous trio of mountains - and to the world beneath.

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Penyghent Gill A Ravine of Rugged Beauty Penyghent is so often the first objective of the Three Peaks Walk - so wonderful scenery like this gets missed by many.  The gill takes water down to the River Skirfare which drains into Wharfedale , and it is one of...
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