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Hemlington Lake

Middlesbrough, TS8 9DA

Explore Hemlington Lake and nearby Maelor's Wood in this digital treasure trail. Appropriate footwear is required.

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3.5 kms

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75 mins

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Begin your trail at the Hemlington Lake car park on Nuneaton Drive, TS8 9DA.
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Nature Watch 01
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Walk from the car park down to the path by the lake. Turn left and look for a tall and narrow information board (after approximately 300 metres).

Walk closer to this point to reveal a question.

Which tree is described as being probably at its most attractive in autumn when its foliage turns to vivid shades of red and gold? (two words)
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Hemlington Lake covers an area of 8.3 acres and had a maximum depth of 7 feet.

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A Bench with a View
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Continue around the lake and look for a green memorial bench, on slightly raised ground, by the curved edge of the lake.
The bench is in memory of Dorothy Cadman who lived from 1928 until which year?
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Hemlington Lake is man-made. It was created in 1972 by constructing an earthen dam across the open valley and allowing the water to build up.

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Nature Watch 02
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Continue around the lake and after a short distance look for another tall and narrow information board.
Which creature on the board has a name derived from the sound of its call? (one word)
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Nature Watch 03
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Continue around the southern edge of the lake, along the opposite side from where you began. Find another tall and narrow information board.
Which animal was introduced from America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? (two words)
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Metal Sculpture
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Follow the lakeside path and cross a small metal bridge. Look for a metal sculpture just across the bridge.
What is the metal sculpture of? (one word, nine letters)
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Ornate Signpost
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Continue around the lake (keeping the water to your right) and look for an ornate metal signpost.
How many miles away is Albert Park from this spot? (one digit)
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Maelor's Wood
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Continue around the lake. Before you return to the car park take the path left of a fenced play area. At a 3-way junction turn left and follow the path approx 400m and cross a tall footbridge. Turn immediately right, then follow the path by the main road a short way until it enters some woods.
Look near where the path enters the woods for a small information board titled "What to look out for in Maelor's Wood". In which year was Maelor's Wood planted?
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A Councillors Vision
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Continue a short way along the main footpath and look for another information board (near the entrance to a housing estate).
What is the surname of Maelor, the Parish and Ward Concillor whose vision led to the creation of this green space?
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A bench by the Woods
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Turn right and follow the track along the boundary (or any of the tracks in the same direction through the woods). After a short walk of around 300 metres you'll reach the edge of the small wood. Look for a lone green bench
The plaque states that the bench is donated by which group? (three words)
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Marker Plaque
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Face the bench then turn right and follow the path to the corner of the field. Look for a small marker near the wooden exit in the fence.
What creature is depicted on the plaque atop the marker? (one word)
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Welcome to Hemlington
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Leave the field via the exit in the fence nearby. Turn right and follow the footpath along Stainton Way. After a short distance use pedestrian crossing and carefully cross Stainton Way. Look for a flower bed at the junction of Stainton Way and Hemlington Hall Road.
The flower bed was provided by which organisation? (three words)
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Back the the Lake
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Walk along Hemlington Hall Road and turn right onto Nuneaton Drive (following the road sign to Hemlington Lake). Return to the car park and search for the "Welcome to Hemlington Lake" information board.
In which year was the scheme to construct Hemlington Lake approved?
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