My favourite picture view of the river Nidd in Knaresborough. My grandparents lived here, and it was my second home since I kept my ponies at Manse Farm in Knaresborough from 1975-1979 when we emigrated.
The Falkirk Wheel—As the centrepiece of The Millennium Link, the project to reconnect and regenerate the Forth & Clyde and Union canals, The Falkirk Wheel is hailed as a monument to the skills of modern engineering. Created to replace the flight of eleven locks that originally connected the two canals, the magnificent 115 ft Wheel is made of steel with two giant caissons each capable of carrying up to four boats at a time.
Epirus: This little-known region of the Greek mainland has the world’s deepest gorge, a landscape like Scotland’s and mountain villages to rival those of Provence, says Caroline Shearing. Photograph by Andreas Athan