The Forbidden Corner

I really enjoy the “teaser”/short experience before the main post; it draws you in and makes you either laugh, feel suspense, or go “hmm, that’s an interesting fact.”

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Halfway down the passageway I realized I wasn’t going to make it through to the other side. I squinted as the tunnel narrowed to a seemingly impossible perspective point. Curiouser and curiouser.

I crawled on as the walls closed in. Attempting to squeeze through, I became wedged at the shoulder and slumped to the floor. I exhaled. The Alice in Wonderland whimsy began to fade as I mulled over my options.

“Guys?” I said, to an absent audience.

The others had made it through the tiny crawlspace and were now somewhere ahead of me in the labyrinth. I conceded defeat and shuffled backwards.

We were at The Forbidden Corner in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Started as a private garden in the 1980s by owner Colin Armstrong, it was opened to the public in the ’90s.

Following a battle over planning permission, the garden was threatened with closure. Armstrong…

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