Swaledale Sheep at Keld
A beautiful autumn scene from the Yorkshire Dales at sunset. This tranquil part of Upper Swaledale is home to some of the most captivating landscape that England has to offer. The stunning and majestic Kisdon Hill with its barns. Dry stone walls and fields gives way to the Kisdon Gorge. The River Swale running between such Waterfalls as Kisdon Force, East Gill, Wain Wath and Catrake Force. Over looking from the North is the old hunting lodge of Crackpot Hall, a popular destination for walkers, keld is also the point that the two long distance walks of The Pennine Way and The Coast To Coast walk cross. Today Keld is a charming and peaceful Yorkshire village but this hasn’t always been the case, because when lead mining in Swaledale was at its hight in the late 19th century , the village had a booming population over 6000.