Cannock, United Kingdom
28.000 x 22.000 inches
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We Know That Stags Here Somewhere
Painting - Oil On Canvas - Gold Framed
Cannock chase; is home to many Female Fallow Deer, They gather in the morning light...Its Autumn and the ferns are turning to bronze, The ears of the females start twitching becaue they know a stag is near and its the rutting season !!!
I always take my camera when walking in Cannock Chase Forest.......Because (no matter where you turn) there is always a beautiful scene to capture..!!!!Once the hunting ground of ancient royalty, Cannock Chase is today a picturesque area of woodland walks, wildlife and superb scenery. At only 26 square miles the Chase is the smallest area to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in mainland Britain. Much of Cannock Chase is owned by Staffordshire County Council and Forest Enterprise, which manage part of it as a commercial forest. Cannock Chase Country Park covers 4.5 square miles (3,000 acres) making it one of the largest country parks in England. Large parts of the Country Park, and other parts of the Chase, are recognised as Sites of Special Scientific Interest which are important wildlife habitats.Also located on the Chase near Sherbrook Valley are a Commonwealth War Cemetery and the German Military Cemetery containing the graves of 5,000 German Servicemen from two World Wars. The Cannock Chase Visitor Centre is located at Marquis Drive and there is a Forestry Museum at Birches Drive, the Forestry Commission's Visitor Centre. Much of the history of the Chase, and its Coal mining tradition, is told in displays and memorabilia at the Cannock Chase Museum in Hednesford. The chase is a haven for sporting activities, such as fishing, mountain biking, nature walks, dog sledge training and dog walking, The wildlife consists of red deer, fallow deer, snakes, buzzards, nightjars, woodpeckers, owls etc; It is also a photographers paradise.
July 26th, 2012
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