|Title||Bogs on Wedder Lairs. Wetland on the eastern slopes of Wedder Lairs. Looking south. The ground may be wet, but the Lammermuir Hills have a dry climate. It was a dry day, but most of the country had rain.|
|Photo's author||Richard Webb User stats Author's photos|
|Source||Wikimedia Commons image|
|Date||26 Mar 2006 00:00:00|
|Original size||640 x 480|
|Retrieved from source on||16 Sep 2012 17:56:17 (UTC)|
Bogs on Wedder Lairs. Wetland on the eastern slopes of Wedder Lairs. Looking south. The ground may be wet, but the Lammermuir Hills have a dry climate. It was a dry day, but most of the country had ra…
Wedder Lairs. Eastern side of Wedder Lairs.
Geese, Wedder Lairs. Passing geese flying north.
Head of the Wester Burn, Wedder Lairs
Cotton grass, Wedder Lairs Only the flat ground on the watershed was wet today. The Lammermuirs normally give easy walking, but it gets even easier in a dry spell. The entire square is peat covered gr…
Tussocks. I was pleased to avoid this sort of thing. Too wet for heather, this is tussock country. View NE over a depression which quickly deepens into Green Cleuch. I was not for wandering over for a…
Wester Burn Moorland along the Wester Burn, near Pulpit Law.
Blythe Edge. View SE along Blythe Edge. The occasional passage of tyres and feet along side the fence, almost certainly an estate boundary as well as parish march, means easy going amongst the bogs, d…
North of Pulpit Law Another moorland square. Grouse is the main "crop" here along with a few sheep. There is a complex mosaic of heather ages through burning. I imagine vermin control is rigorous here…
Moorland south of Wedder Lairs Grouse moor running down to the Wester Burn.
Wedder Lairs. Wet remote summit, marked by a fence bend. Looking west.
North side of Wedder Lairs. Burnt heather and shallow bogland on a broad ridge descending between the two Red Cleuchs. View W.
Reds Cleuch. Draining, OK trying to drain, Wedder Lairs. View south from the glen road.
North side of Wedder Lairs Burnt heather patch above Little Reds Cleugh.
Dye Water. The steep banks here make an ideal flood proof site for a bridge.
Dye Water View down this major drainage of the central Lammermuir plateau.
Dye Water. A shallow steep sided glen. Steep banks ensured the survival of the rowan tree.
Footbridge over Dye Water, near Little Law The river level looks slightly lower than this time last year 143154.
Dye Water A principal tributary of the Whiteadder, it rises near Longformacus and eventually flows into the Tweed. Supposedly good for trout.
East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom osm