These are in fact caterpillar nests, constructed by the pine processionary caterpillar (chenille processionnaire) larva, who live in large ‘tents’ and march out at night in single file (hence the name) to feed on the pine needles.

A new book of English poetry has just been published by H.M. Hargreaves, 50 poems titled “If I but Knew…” reflecting various life experiences, from gently walking on Cromer beach to finding yourself in an untenable situation.