Stunning drone video and photos capture dawn breaking over Peak District

This stunning drone video and photographs show dawn breaking over the Peak District.

Friday, 19th October 2018, 12:14 pm
Updated Friday, 19th October 2018, 1:48 pm
Dawn breaks over Minninglow in the Peak District. Photo - Rod Kirkpatrick/F Stop Press.

They were captured by Rod Kirkpatrick of F Stop Press at Minninglow in the White Peak area.

He said: "Minninglow is the largest and most prominently sited cairn in the Peak District, just over a mile to the west of Aldwark. Surrounded by a beech plantation between the villages of Parwich and Elton, it is a landmark for miles around.

"Measuring 111ft by 144ft, the cairn consists of at least four chambers and has undergone a number of construction phases.

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Dawn breaks over Minninglow in the Peak District. Photo - Rod Kirkpatrick/F Stop Press.

"The Low originally began life as a single chamber with a small mound comprised mainly of limestone probably during the Neolithic period.

"It was later covered by a long cairn with four chambers and later still converted into a massive circular mound, perhaps during the Bronze Age."