Saturday, 16 February 2013
In the early 1930s, only two breeding pairs of red kites were known to survive in the British Isles, both in central Wales. Red kites were re-introduced to the Oxfordshire part of the Chilterns over 20 years ago, the Chilterns has many Red Kites, especially near Henley-on-Thames and Watlington, where they were introduced on John Paul Getty's estate.
Monday, 11 February 2013
Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Walsingham is a village (actually two conjoined villages: Little Walsingham and Great Walsingham) in the English county of Norfolk. The village is famed for its religious shrines in honour of the Virgin Mary and as a major pilgrimage centre. It also contains the ruins of two medieval monastic houses. The civil parish, which includes the two Walsinghams, together with the depopulated medieval village of Egmere (grid reference TF 897 374), has an area of 18.98 km² and in the 2001 census had a population of 864 in 397 households. For the purposes of local government the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.