Archives for July 2010

Countess Pillar near Penrith

Situated by the side of the busy A66 just outside Penrith in Cumbria, is a stone tower known as the Countess Pillar. Standing around 4m tall and … [Read more...]





Festival of British Archaeology

National Parks across the UK are looking forward to welcoming more visitors than ever this summer as people decide to holiday at home. With … [Read more...]





Restoration signs

Old road signs in the Yorkshire Dales are being given a wash and brush up. Some of the signs date back to the 1950s and are in need of some tender … [Read more...]





Solway Aviation Museum

The Solway Aviation Museum is based at Carlisle Airport, just a few miles from the city of Carlisle on the A69. Situated in some old airport sheds, … [Read more...]





All aboard the Heritage bus

Nostalgia fans will be in their element this summer with two heritage buses offering trips to and around the North York Moors National … [Read more...]





Whitehaven Pit Disaster

On the evening of Wednesday, May 11th 1910 the west Cumberland town of Whitehaven was rocked by a disaster deep underground. High on the cliff tops … [Read more...]