I find sheep fascinating, they always manage to move from the road as we drive past, dotted through the heather, they go their weary way chomping on the grass, this one at Wheeldale Beck is quite sprightly.
|Road closed, at the beck but the roman road is but a mile or so further|
|Horizontal kerbing across the road|
|the road stretching down to the water|
|moor and forest|
You can see from the following photos that the terrible coniferous foresting of the middle of last century has taken hold of the landscape, a dark green mass that sits on the horizon