2021 Travels – Scalpcliffe Woods, Stapenhill

One of the local places in Burton on Trent (Stapenhill, to be exact) on my long list of places to visit was Scalpcliffe Woods, a nature reserve located near Stapenhill Cemetery. So, on the last day of April 2021, I set out on the journey there. I was expecting a nice, leisurely stroll around some … Continue reading 2021 Travels – Scalpcliffe Woods, Stapenhill

Burton on Trent Landmarks #11 – Even More Sculptures

Following on from the popular blog posts looking at artworks and sculptures around Burton upon Trent's Washlands and elsewhere in the town, I present to you the third and possibly final part. The Burton Cooper by James Walter Butler The Burton Cooper is probably the most well-known and one of the oldest pieces of artwork … Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #11 – Even More Sculptures

Burton on Trent Landmarks #10 – Coltman VC Peace Wood, Winshill

On this sunny but cold Saturday morning (27th March 2021), I walked from my home up to Winshill to have a look around the Coltman VC Peace Wood, just off Mill Hill Lane. I have been up Mill Hill Lane many times whilst out walking, but never ventured into the Peace Wood until now. William … Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #10 – Coltman VC Peace Wood, Winshill