Tag Archives: Lincolnshire wolds and snow

A different landscape

This is different from my posts about mountains and wild places. This is  a post about gentle rolling hills and places in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds, where I live. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and far from the … Continue reading

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Snow shoes in the Wolds

It is an absolute age since I did any walking, blogging or read anyone’s blog.  As with every year the  January to March period is extremely busy at work and I find myself with little time to do anything except … Continue reading

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What was happening a year ago ?

This time last year, it couldn’t have been more different. Here at home in the Lincolnshire wolds we had 18″ of snow and temperatures which went down to minus 19C. This autumn/winter we have had two light frosts and the … Continue reading

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In search of waist high snow by the post-holing method!

James from backpackingbongo’s blog was interested by my comment on this blog about waist high snow in the wolds.  I saw on a Look North news item that there was snow waist-high on the tops of the wolds.  On Sunday … Continue reading

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Hilleberg Soulo and Snow

Last night we had probably the heaviest overnight snowfall ever seen in the wolds area of Lincolnshire.  At lunchtime yesterday we had around 3-4 inches (8-10 cms). By the time I woke up the next morning and did my rounds … Continue reading

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