Archive for May, 2007

Ripples..

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50º 43` 00.00 N 01º 45` 00.00 W….

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………..is Hengistbury Head. Hengistbury Head is a scenic and historic headland near the town of Bournemouth on the south coast of England. It stands mid way between Poole harbour and Hurst spit and forms the main division between Poole and Christchurch Bays.
Hengistbury Head incorporates many different habitats and supports a wide variety wildlife and rare plant species. It is also a site of significant archeological importance. For many years it has been a site of scientific interest and a major tourist attraction. Each year it attracts visitors from all over the world. Hengistbury Head is also a major educational resource and is heavily used as the foundation and subject for a range of studies related to local history and the environment.

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….not sure what type of knot!

Lighthouses, Caves and Cliffs……

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….. that was the title of the course myself, Bob and Antonio attended at Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre over the bank holiday weekend.

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This was on the Saturday morning taken from the grounds at Plas y Brenin, the forcast for the day was looking good..!

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Saturday morning we met Adan who would be our instructor for the weekend. Adan soon got us involved by providing  resources including OS maps of North Wales, Anglesey and Holyhead. He also provided us with  the weekend weather and tide.

We decided on the Ormes.

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All in all, a great trip with lots of sea bird and seal sightings…

The next day brought a change in the weather, so again, Adan involved us in the trip planning. Looking at the conditions we decided upon a trip in the  North Anglesey area…..

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First stop, Port Llanlleiana with the ruin of the china clay works..

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View of Middle Mouse

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Arch at Porth Wen

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Abandoned brickworks at Porth Wen

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The end of the trip looking out on a calm Bull Bay with East Mouse in the distance……


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