Children and adults involved in the Lost Landscapes and Learning were asked to provide words to best describe what they understood by the phrase “Lost landscape”, particularly in relation to the site at Galley’s Gill, Sunderland. The responses were myriad and gave an insight into local perceptions of the area.

Click here for a short video that highlights some of the descriptions and takes us on a exploration of the site itself…

Additional words included: “Unfound…” “…orphaned” “Forbidden!” “Hidden…” “…Forlorn”

Excerpt from “The Old Ways by Robert MacFarlarne”