Monthly archives: January 2014

Is this a scene from Lord of the Rings? No, these incredible pictures are a disused quarry in WALES

Steep inclines, towering mountains and deep valleys trick your eyes into thinking you are peering into Middle Earth But the landscape captured by photographer Matthew Growcoot is in fact a redundant slate mine in North Wales Dinorwic Quarry lies in the heart of Snowdonia and was once the second largest mine of its kind in the world A first glance and your eyes might be tricked into thinking you are […]

New Year reveller feared drowned after being swept out to sea while paddling as Atlantic storm sweeps across Britain

Man, 26, went missing at Porthleven beach in Cornwall as he was paddling in the ocean with friends Lifeboats and helicopter were deployed in the early hours of the morning Tragedy comes a day after a woman was swept out to sea in north Devon Man in Wales arrested for trying to swim in 15ft waves this morning 17-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a car on the […]