Dave B's photos with the Nab Hill

Nab Hill to Manchester

Nab Hill to Manchester
The view I saw a few weeks back when I was on the top of Nab Hill in eastern Cheshire above Bollington. That is Greater Manchester in the distance. I always think it looks a long thin metropolis with a small number of higher buildings.

Once billed as…
Added on December 22, 2015

Nab Hill to White Nancy ...

Nab Hill to White Nancy ...
... and on to Croker Hill. Taken on the top of Nab Hill in Bollington, eastern Cheshire and looking past the hilltop marker post (the path is supposed to go round the other side of that mound of stones marking the top and then turn right and exit the sho…
Added on December 15, 2015

Is it a Waxcap of some type, please?

Is it a Waxcap of some type, please?
On the meadow top of Nab Hill, Bollington, this week were a number of these fungi and I have no idea what they were. They first appear as a bright red ball seen in the grass upper right (I first thought they were sweets dropped by a child) but then devel…
Added on November 19, 2015

Another Trig Point, another view

Another Trig Point, another view
This one is at the top of Nab Hill (930 feet above sea level) just north of Bollington in eastern Cheshire near Macclesfield. Triangulation Pillars were used to help the Ordnance Survey surveyors conduct their calculations when producing their excellent…
Added on November 18, 2015

Bollington, a Cheshire mill village in the hills.

Bollington, a Cheshire mill village in the hills.
Bollington, which likes to be called "Happy Valley", is a busy mill village on the very edge of The Pennines in eastern Cheshire. It is called Bollington because it is on the banks of the River Dean. No I'm not be facetious for, at one time, the river wa…
Added on November 15, 2015