Monthly Archives: June 2013

A walk on the wild side–Ainsdale Sand Dunes National Nature Reserve

Last week I went on a Spring Wildflower walk at Ainsdale National nature Reserve on the Sefton Coast. The walk was organised by Natural England and led by Dave, one of their wardens. I am not a botanist and when … Continue reading

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The Langdale Pikes

We started our walk from the National Trust car park close to the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale. We followed the main tourist route up to Stickle Tarn, pausing frequently to catch our breath and to take photos. The … Continue reading

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Baslow and Curbar edges.

I’m off to the Peak District to walk along Baslow and Curbar edges that form part of the gritstone escarpment that runs along the eastern rim of the Derwent Valley from Birchen Edge northwards to Derwent Edge. The weather was … Continue reading

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The Archduke’s Trail, revisited.

It was the last day of my holiday and once again I woke up to grey skies. However the cloud base was high and we decided to go for it and do a high level walk. At the hotel, Maria … Continue reading

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Circuit of Puig Roig

We started our walk at the entrance gates to the Mossa Estate at km point 15.8 on the MA-10. Entry to the estate is only allowed on Sundays. We walked up the drive with lush fields and well maintained olive … Continue reading

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Puig de sa Bassa

  A short climb up to the watch tower on the summit of Sa Bassa. 819 m. We started our walk from the recreation site at point 42.2 km on the MA-10. I had done this walk before but always … Continue reading

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Cuber to Soller via the Barranc de Biniaraix and the Cami Vell

We drove to Cuber to park by the gates leading to the reservoir. We walked round the right hand side of the reservoir following the signs for the GR 221. The water levels were very high this year and we … Continue reading

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