Peel Gap Tower

And here is the view from Peel Crag looking down on the Peel Gap Tower – apparently this tower was added after the wall was completed – it was built abutting the wall rather than recessed into it like other towers. Since this very brief trip, I found out that there was miletower a short…

Climb to Peel Crag

Here we are in Peel Gap next to the remains of Peel Gap Tower – the climb up to Peel Crag and Steel Rig is rather steep (almost feels like rock climbing in places – good exercise!) – the path goes out of shot before the lower wall and then passes through Hadrian’s Wall at…

God rays!

Technically crepuscular rays, but photographers know them as God rays, where shafts of light radiate from the sun through clouds and can be seen against darker clouds in the background – and this is a nice example taken near the Mithraeum Temple ruins and Milecastle 31 on a recent (short) visit to Hadrian’s Wall on…