In May 2020 a sighting was reported that suggested that a Caiman might be living in the Fairburn Ings nature reserve. Caimans are a small relative of the alligator and are usually found in...
Country and County: West Yorkshire
According to The Ghost World by T. F. Thiselton Dyer (1893) ‘The presence of pigeon or game feathers is said to be another hindrance to the exit of the soul; and, occasionally, in order to facilitate its departure, the peasantry in many parts of England will lay a dying man on the floor.
The following tunnel legend was published in Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders by William Henderson (1879). ’A…..tale is told of Kirkstall Abbey, near Leeds.
St. Wilfrid’s Parish Church is a Grade II listed building, the earliest parts of which date from the 11th or 12th century, though there may have been an earlier structure on the site.
Robin Hood’s Bed (or Chair or Robin Hood’s Quoit) can be found on Blackstone Edge, a gritstone escarpment between Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire. It is a large millstone grit boulder in which according to local tradition Robin Hood slept in one night whilst guarded by his men.