‘When We Went Wild’ by Isabella Tree

If you are looking for a good read for a child in your life – or even for yourself – do read this review sent to us by Rona Gundry, … Read More

Belstone Springwatch?

Spring has ‘sprung’ and one would-be mother blue bit is certainly busy preparing her new home in readiness. Thanks to Jane & Gilby Taylor, we have a unique peep into … Read More

Ospreys Over Belstone

I expect many people saw and heard the two strange machines flying over the village this afternoon.  Here’s a few photos that I took from the cricket ground as they … Read More

Snow Moon

Many of us have watched the Snow Moon over the last few days. Chris Walpole took these two photos, on Brenamoor, early on Saturday morning.

Hedgelaying

A good well managed hedge is vitally important, not just to keep livestock in the fields but also as a habitat for many creatures, providing not only a source of … Read More

Need Entertainment in Lockdown?

Chris Walpole would like to cheer you up during lockdown by sharing a few of his YouTube videos of some past events in Belstone, which are now on our Blog … Read More

Dormice in Skaigh Valley

During lockdown our very own amateur film maker and historian, Chris Walpole, has been sorting out his collection of films and putting some of them on YouTube. Here is a … Read More

The Cliff

Why not take a walk from Belstone along the north side of Belstone Cleave towards Sticklepath and you too can, once again, sit and enjoy the fantastic views from ‘The … Read More

Belstone Claps For Carers

On this day of the NHS’s 72nd anniversary, it would seem an appropriate occasion to show Chris Walpole’s video compilation of some of the Thursday evenings that Belstone has joined … Read More

Dawn Chorus – The Finale

Many thanks to Chris for sending in all these entertaining and informative films over the last few weeks. We hope you have enjoyed them all. If you would like to … Read More

Continuing Dawn Chorus . . .

A double bill of Dawn Chorus films today. First are the cheerful chirps of some house sparrows. Then a comparison between willow warbler and chiffchaff – impossible to tell apart … Read More

Dawn Chorus Continued . . .

The latest Chris Walpole Dawn Chorus film features the Chaffinch. A familiar song maybe, but part of the film invites you to hear it rather differently.’

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