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18
NOV
2014

History of the Park

Middle Ages In the Middle Ages – from 5th to 15th century – this park was part of a vast wooded district used as a royal hunting ground. Hunting was a key feature of Medieval life and became one of the activities expected of the nobility. It proved a useful training...
17
NOV
2014

A way of life which ended 30 years ago – Fanny Pit

Kindly reproduced with permission from Rothwell Record and Cadman Family.      
10
NOV
2014

Fieldfare, Redwing and Bullfinch sightings

Fieldfare, Redwing and Bullfinch were notable on the park today. Keep eyes peeled as there is an irruption of Waxwing from the continent. There’s a picture in the Wildlife gallery to left of one seen on park 2 years ago.
23
MAY
2014

May sightings

A Hobby, Jay, Reed Bunting, Cuckoo, Chiffchaff.  Magnificent.