LONGSHAW ESTATE - (06/02/05)
More murky wet weather means no new photos were taken this weekend, this page features a selection from a few weeks ago showing the National Trust's Longshaw Estate located to the south west of Sheffield.
More photos and information about the Longshaw Estate can be accessed through this link, 17/08/03.
|The 1600 acres that make up the Longshaw Estate consist of a mixture of open moorland, woodland and farmland.|
|Burbage Brook flows through the wooded Padley Gorge, (right photo) before joining the River Derwent near Grindleford.|
|Longshaw was once part of a shooting estate owned by the Duke of Rutland but was purchased due to a joint appeal by the CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) and the Sheffield Council of Social Services in 1927. It was passed into the care of the National Trust in 1931.|