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.


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.’

Wildlife in Belstone May 2020

Nature Notes by Robin Hill Chris Walpole spotted two red kites circling over the Great Green early yesterday morning and managed to get a distant (as he says “rather grainy”) … Read More

Going Cuckoo in Belstone

In last month’s film ‘Where’s the Cuckoo’ our intrepid Belstone birdwatcher failed to hear the bird at all, even with the aid of highly sensitive ‘big ears’. In this new … Read More

May Day Morris 2018 – Cogs & Wheels – Part 2

Thank you, Chris Walpole, for keeping us all entertained with these short films. If you have missed any, you will find them on the Belstone Blog page of this site. … Read More

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