Beneath Nottingham Castle, there is a labyrinth of man-made sandstone caves and tunnels that are strongly related to the famous legends of Robin Hood, who was said to use them to escape the Sherriff of Nottingham. Now you can go deeper into Nottingham’s network of man-made caves than ever before, thanks to the brand new Nottingham Caves App.
Another Lambeth picture, this time of the Thames foreshore where many people found work as labourers or sailors, shortly before the building of the Albert Embankment in 1866-9. It is part of a collection of images by William Strudwick, which are among the only surviving mid 19th-century images of a London working class district.
This beautiful little stone cottage [www.naturalhomes.org/leanach.htm] is Leanach Farmhouse in Culloden, Scotland. It has a rich history that included being used as a field hospital during the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Many centuries later the cottage now has a new red thatch made from heather. The cottage is loved and cared for by the National Trust using only natural materials.