Scale Force, Cumbria The highest waterfall in the Lake District, Scale Beck lies south of Crummock Water, close to the village of Buttermere. Wordsworth described it as "a fine chasm, with a lofty, though but slender, fall of water." It can be reached from the Buttermere National Trust car park,
GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…
Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen
Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".