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A walk up the strath - Page 2
Sunday 17 December 2000

Dunbeath Heritage Trail Web Site

There are other things to see not included in this set of pictures such as the monastery site and a wag.
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Ivy still green in winter
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Another wooden footbridge
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The old coaching inn at Milton
The remains of the "milntoun" settllement are alongside it.

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The path follows the river for a couple of miles

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Lichens abound on trees along the walk.  this is supposed to be a sign of low pollution levels

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A variety of lichens grow on the trees along Dunbeath water

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Jelly Mould fungus which will soon disappear with the frosty weather now becoming more frequent.

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Hazelnut trees are numerous in this part of the walk.  Nuts are all over the ground and the last few hang in the trees

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Little regeneration of trees takes place due to the browsing of deer and sheep

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Tree Creepers were spotted feeding in the Beech trees

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This area was often used by children for Sunday school picnics in years gone by

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