Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Walk at Hanging Rock

Hanging Stone, Sraffordshire

It may be nearly November, but the weather is still very mild - even if the sky is permanently light-gray.  Walking is easy in such weather: you just have to be careful not to wear too many layers or you are soon stripping off...

I followed the Roaches walk from the Walking Englishman website to Hanging Stone (in pic) which is an easy landmark to pick out.  From a distance it has an Easter Island effect, but it's basically a gritstone rock outcrop.

This post was featured on the City Daily Portal Landmarks theme


  1. It certainly stands out. You can't miss that!

  2. That's a new one for me! It is quite a sight.

  3. Yes, it does have an Easter Island effect. Thank you for choosing the less-obvious landmark. It really is a "land" mark rather than a "people" mark.

  4. The Hanging Stone? I am not familiar with it, but it is a good landmark for this month's theme.

  5. Have you heard of the Aussie book/movie Picnic At Hanging Rock?

    1. Yes, I have heard of the movie. so, I seem to have made an unconscious pun here...

  6. This might even pass for the hull of a big sunken ship. Nice landmark!

  7. A very unusual sight for sure, but very beautiful. I also love the name "hanging stone". :) Visiting you from City Daily Photo today.

    Mersad Donko Photography

  8. that's a huge chunk of rock in pretty surroundings.