I never was lost in the woods in my whole life, though once I was confused for three days.
Daniel Boone quoted in ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’ by Rebecca Solnit
I’ve ben a bit confused with my blogging these last few days, but I hope to get back on track with a visit to the woods. On Friday we drove to Grizedale Forest in the Lake District. Much of Grizedale is commercial plantations, but it has become a very popular destination because there is so much to do there.
There’s a playground where you can find out what it feels like to be a spider (or a fly?):
The woods themselves are dotted with sculptures:
Some of which are also musical instruments:
Or shelters to play in:
The meadows are full of flowers:
Like Water Avens:
And Lady’s Mantle:
Generally a great place for a day out.