A Boat Trip Around The Needles – The Isle of Wight

A Boat Trip Around The Needles - The Isle of Wight

Today I am very lucky. Liz Housden takes me by boat to view The Needles! The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise about 30m out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, close to Alum Bay, and part of Totland, the westernmost […]

A Visit to St Catherine’s Oratory – The Pepperpot

A Visit to St Catherine's Oratory - The Pepperpot

St. Catherine’s Oratory is a medieval lighthouse on St. Catherine’s Down, above the southern coast of the Isle of Wight. It was built by Lord of Chale Walter de Godeton (sometimes spelled “Goditon”) as an act of penance for plundering wine from the wreck of St. Marie of Bayonne in Chale Bay on 20 April […]

The Three Cairns on Stapley Hill Shropshire

The Three Cairns on Stapley Hill Shropshire

Harriet and I are up on Stapley Hill in Shropshire looking for three cairns (actually there are only two, but we don’t know that yet!) Stapeley Hill is a sacred saddleback shaped hill in South-West Shropshire, near the village of Priestweston, not far from another landmark, Corndon Hill. The Hill is home to Mitchell’s Fold […]

Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle

Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle

I am in Shropshire with Harriet and her dachshund, Lola. We are exploring Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle, on the Shropshire hills. Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle was constructed in the Bronze Age, over 3,000 years ago, using dolerite stones from nearby Stapeley Hill. PLEASE SUPPORT THE BALD EXPLORER My videos are funded by people like you. […]

A Walk Around Colemere in Shropshire

A Walk Around Colemere in Shropshire

I am back in Shropshire and this accompanied by Marc Petty and the lovely Harriet. This time we are taking a stroll around Colemere, taking in the Shropshire Union Canal in the process. One of Shropshire’s most beautiful meres, it is almost completely surrounded by mature woodland with two very attractive hay meadows. The site […]