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Hardknott Roman Fort

For some reason I never posted Hardknott Roman Fort to the 12 Pics series so here it is. Hardknott is a steep pass on the Western side of the Eskdale Valley in Cumbria. The Romans built the fort to protect the route Eastwards from Ravenglass  onto Ambleside and Kendal. Known to the Romans as Mediobogdum, soldiers …

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Symonds Yat

Out for a drive on a dull day and ended up at Symonds Yat in Gloucestershire, England. Now it has been some years since visiting here and I seem to remember it was more uneven back then. Today there are smooth paths to take you to a small ‘refreshment hut’ just down from the major …

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Lydney Docks

Whilst out for a drive I passed an unassuming little sign for – Lydney Docks – at, unsurprisingly, Lydney in Gloucestershire. Now I have passed this sign I don’t know how many times, but this time it was different. This time I was going to explore. I had a camera with me as always. The …

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