08 April 2021, The Tablet

Glimpses of Eden

Glimpses of Eden

After 20 years of talking about it, at last we were here. Full of excitement, we set off to follow the winding course of the River Dove. The little River Dove rushes through deepest Farndale in the heart of the North York Moors, and along its banks and braes grows Britain’s largest population of wild daffodils. As the riverside path took us through the flowers, the cry of a curlew reached us from the dale side. High above, a red kite soared. But we could barely tear our eyes from the ravishing sight at our feet – seven miles of wild daffodils.

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