17 Water-cum-Jolly Dale

 

primroses by the Monsal Trail

Primroses beside the Monsal Trail in Monsal Dale en route to Cressbrook Mill

Cressbrook Mill

Cressbrook MIll, the hard laboured environment of the past has become luxuriant apartment abodes

Cressbrook Mill pond

Cressbrook Mill pond at the entrance to Water-cum-Jolly Dale

Mill pond from the dam

Cressbrook Mill pond from near the weir

Swan lake

mill pond or swan lake?

mill pond cliff

The path into Water-cum-Jolly runs intimate with the lake and the massive curved clean wall of limestone

Litton Mill

Litton MIll - as a cotton mill its orphan workforce knew only at littany of horrors - The Devil's Mill

Litton MIll yard

Litton Mill access lane and former manager's house

Priestcliff Lees

Priestcliffe Lees Nature Reserve bedecked with primroses in spring

Taddington Dale

Taddington Dale from Brushfield

Track to Brushfield Hough

Track to Brushfield Hough

4x4 for fun

4 x 4 for fun, but as you can see it's not fun for the track!

Monsal Head view

Fin Cop and the old Midland Railway viaduct from Monsal Head
 
 
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