Wild Garlic in Skipton Woods

I did a few Yorkshire spring woodland shoots last year for the Woodland Trust and was so impressed with the wild garlic in Skipton Castle Woods that I decided to return this year for another look.

Skipton Woods in Spring
Wild Garlic Flowers in Skipton Castle Woods in Spring, Skipton, North Yorkshire

I wasn’t disappointed with a fantastic crop of flowers this year which were just about at their peak on my visit and looked lovely under the soft diffused light of the overcast day that I had chosen for the shoot.

Skipton Woods in Spring
Reflections in Skipton Castle Woods

The area around the main path by the bridge at the bottom of Sougha Gill proved to be the best for photographic opportunities on the day with fabulous reflections in the still water by the path.

Skipton Woods in Spring
Path through Skipton Castle Woods in Spring

After the shoot, one of the benches under the trees made a nice spot to sit and eat lunch and just enjoy the surroundings before the walk back to the railway station.

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About marksunderland

Mark Sunderland is a landscape and travel photographer based in Yorkshire, England. He supplies licensed images through marksunderland.com - The Source for Images of Yorkshire - and also runs photography workshops in the Yorkshire Dales with Natural Light Workshops.

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