Monday 7 January 2013

At last it's stopped raining

Finally managed to get out for a walk and take some photos yesterday (Saturday) for the first time this year, so I went somewhere wet.  Snailsden Reservoir is about 5 miles from home on the edge of the Peak District and up the valley from Winscar and Harden Reservoirs.  It's quite isolated and I very rarely see anyone else there when I go.  It was quite windy and although not raining there was a lot of cloud being blown about so the light was a bit variable.

The photo is the run off from the overflow showing it going through a lovely arched bridge.  There's some beautiful craftsmanship in the stonework in many of the local reservoirs and I think this is a good example.  I have a few more photos from the walk which I may post later.

Overflow from Snailsden Reservoir
Overflow from Snailsden Reservoir

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