Valley of the Rother Dells

30th November 2008

Negotiating our first obstacle: a frozen puddle.
Negotiating our first obstacle: a frozen puddle.
He's the gaffer.
He's the gaffer.
Swans and ducks on Rother Valley Lake.
Swans and ducks on Rother Valley Lake.
The swan shows who's boss...
The swan shows who's boss...

... and chases the ducks away.
... and chases the ducks away.
Hawthorns!  (Yummy :-)
Hawthorns! (Yummy :-)
Hairy coos!  Are we in Scotland?
Hairy coos! Are we in Scotland?
Is someone frightened of the hairy beasts?
Is someone frightened of the hairy beasts?

Orgreave common, site of the infamous battle in 1984 where mounted police attacked striking miners.
Orgreave common, site of the infamous battle in 1984 where mounted police attacked striking miners.

Some plant with red berries whose name escapes me.
Some plant with red berries whose name escapes me.
Lunch by the River Rother.
Lunch by the River Rother.
Still lunching
Still lunching

The River Rother
The River Rother
Fridge on untroubled waters
Fridge on untroubled waters
Chris looking happy - the road-walking stretches were his favourite!
Chris looking happy - the road-walking stretches were his favourite!

A passing helicopter.
A passing helicopter.
Gorse (Ulex europaeus?).
Gorse (Ulex europaeus?).
Sheffield & Tinsley Canal.
Sheffield & Tinsley Canal.

Walk led by Phil H; photos by Gary D
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