Around the Forest (Kielder)

As opposite to around the lake, these are the contrasting views, where I’ve allowed myself some play with the photos to create some dramatic effect, like the one for Kielder Castle and the dark skies.

The birds without the bees

This is a chaffinch, one of the most common and most colourful birds in the UK. They are certainly a common sight at Kielder Park and seem to be used to the sight of humans, getting quite close which has allowed me to take these shots. For those who like wildlife here’s some more information…

The Forest Head

The Forest Head (or Silvas Capitalis) is an alien like sculpture located in the middle of Kielder Forest in Northumberland. It was created by a group of Chicago artists and is inspired by local mythology. The idea is to sit inside to hear and see the forest around you through heightened senses! Kielder Forest provides…