Country diary: Wenlock Edge, Shropshire: Red is love and luck in this landscape, where leaf colours fall together to become brown
The Spirit Child By Paul Evans BBC Radio 4 'Paul Evans narrates a ghostly tale inspired by the true story of Alice Glaston who at eleven years old was the youngest person to be hung. She was hung from the gallows tree in Much Wenlock in Shropshire in 1545. When writer Paul Evans who was born here, later returned to live here and discovered the story of Alice Glaston from a passing reference in a local history book, he was both shocked and intrigued.
Young hedgehog bristles with delight over pigeon head supper
The best of the UK’s national parks To mark National Parks Week, we’ve rounded up the best ways to enjoy some of the country’s most celebrated landscapes, with expert’s tips, favourite campsites, activity guides – and our national parks picture quiz