Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Wrap up warm and enjoy the show!

If you haven't had a walk in the woods for a while then I can strongly advise one just now. I headed out to Barhil Woods in Kirkcudbright yesterday afternoon and walked the circular route from the car park. Crispy leaves that had fallen from the surrounding trees crunched under foot as I made my way along the trail.

Whilst the full throws of Autumn hasn't quite happened in this wood yet, the warm light from the late afternoon sun filters through the trees and provides anticipation and a subtle glimpse of great things to come.

It's a similar story for many of our other woods within the Galloway Forest Park, whilst many trees have started to show signs of transforming, we yet have to see their full Autumnal glory.

Silver birch started to turn back in September and so in some places throughout the park they are looking quite yellow. However, some of our bigger trees like the Oak and Beech are taking their time, some might argue mother nature is 'saving the best to last'!

Ill help you keep a track of what's happening out there this Autumn right here on our blog. I can't promise to update every day, that wouldn't be very helpful anyway, but I will try my best with a couple of entries a week.

I cant wait to get back out there to see how the Autumn colours are coming on. Now where did i leave my gloves?...


1 comment:

  1. This is excellent and so informative! I can't wait to get down to the park, enjoy the sights and take some photographs!! I am so pleased you've taken the time to update us on the progress of autumn, thank you so much!


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