May 2011 Hedgerows separating fields

The Carrs floodplain

The Carrs floodplain just to the south and inland from the Yorkshire Coast near Scarborough is a remarkable and under-appreciated landscape. It is a former wetland dating from the close of the last ice age; a dwelling place of Stone Age people of international repute, with deep dark rich fen peat soils hinting at its mysterious past. Explore the links below for more insights elsewhere on the blog.


Landscape Conservation

Vale of Pickering





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