Heatwave reveals Eden’s “drowned village”
EDEN’S very own “Atlantis” has become visible again as a result of the heatwave covering the country.
The lost village of Mardale, which was flooded when the Haweswater reservoir was created to supply water to Manchester in the 1930s, can be seen again. Low water levels at Haweswater, caused by the recent dry weather, have revealed the walls of old properties from the village.
Mardale has become a popular tourist attraction during times of dry weather, as it can be seen only when the depth of the reservoir drops quite dramatically.
Full story in Saturday's paper