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Crag Lough

Dactylorhiza maculata © John Richards

Sunday 22 July, 11.00am

Professor John Richards will lead an exploration of whin scree and cliffs, then fen, fen carr and aquatics. This is one of Northumberland’s premier sites for plants with scarce sedges, pondweeds and fern-allies.

Park at Steel Rigg car park north of ‘Once Brewed’ on the Military Road at NY750677. Parking is £4, and there are limited spaces. Try to share cars. There is alternative parking at The Sill, 700m to the south (£1/hour, maximum £5). Bring stout, waterproof boots and lunch