It is ironic that the industry that once flourished and has now disappeared around here has been replaced by nature and is a haven for wildlife. The routes taken by those employed in all the mines , quarries and trade to get to and from work are now the footpaths that indent the landscape. What was once the pulse of the community has given way to a passage of quiet contemplation interspersed by a working agrarian scenery where real food is produced and animals graze. This results in an environment that is pleasing to the eye.
There are a number of bridleways and green lanes that were never adopted by the council that show how it used to be, and redundant railway tracks that trace our history back to a very different time. Today a biophilic experience will be the result of retracing the footsteps of olde .