Steel Rigg, Hadrian’s Wall

3rd October — Another day rent with rain and brilliant sunshine. Yet as the afternoon advanced I made a sortie along Hadrian’s Wall to capture the classic view eastward from Steel Rigg. White and black Galloway cattle adding to the age-old pastoral essence of a stunning view of the craggy Whin Sill escarpment.

In the foreground the characteristic turf-topped shoulder high drystane Clayton reconstruction of Hadrian’s Wall

Published by markrichardswalking

An outdoor writer since my early twenties, with a passion for walking and linescape art, which quickly coalesed into the creation of practical guides exploring the remarkable landscapes and heritage of Britain.

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