Monthly Archives: September 2012

Llanrwst to Betws-y-Coed

Fairy Falls at Trefriw David Lewis led the A party on a linear walk from Llanrwst to Betws-y-Coed. Distance 11 miles Height climbed 280 metres Going – Generally good paths, no steep slopes. A moderate grade, linear walk that traverses … Continue reading

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Around Dean Clough

We were back in Lancashire Hill country for a 8 mile walk around Dean Clough Reservoir. Starting from a lay-by at grid ref SD716323 we followed a footpath signposted York Road which led us down to Dean Clough Reservoir. We … Continue reading

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The Common Blue Butterfly

I have been back walking through the sand dunes along the Sefton coastline. My focus today was on the Common Blue Butterfly, Polycommaus icarus. It was quite windy and the butterflies were very active but I managed to get a … Continue reading

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Dentdale and Craven Fold

Our walk explored the upper part of the River Dee before climbing up onto the moors to pass over the Blea Moor railway tunnel. The return was along the Craven Old Way. We started our walk from Ewegales Bridge near … Continue reading

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Sefton Coastline

The Sefton coastline lies between the estuaries of the Mersey and the Ribble. It stretches 36 km from Waterloo through Crosby, Formby, Ainsdale through to Southport. At its southern end on Crosby beach is the spectacular sculpture by Antony Gormley, … Continue reading

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The head of Haweswater

We set off to do a walk round the head of Haweswater taking in Selside Pike 2142 ft, Branstree 2333ft, Harter Fell 2539ft, Mardale Ill Bell 2496 ft, High Street 2718ft, Rampsgill Head 2581 ft and Kidsty Pike 2560 ft. … Continue reading

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