Sunday, 6 May 2012

Swallow Hotel

Swallow Hotel by julian sawyer
Swallow Hotel, a photo by julian sawyer on Flickr.

The chapel at St. Aldhelm's Head was build about 800 years ago may have started life as something else. Thought to be built within a pre-christian circle, it may have been used as a beacon in its early life. Now, more importantly perhaps, it has become home to a family of Swallows. Nearby there is also a breeding pair of Peregrines, plenty of Wheatears and a choir of Skylarks.

1 comment:

Bovey Belle said...

This photo has taken me back a few years. I "think" that somem where to the side of the lane approaching the chapel I first saw Henbane growing wild.

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