Monthly Archives: June 2020

A stroll through Rimrose Valley.

I am continuing to find local walks and this one is just a mile from home. This shallow valley which separates Crosby from Litherland features a variety of habitats, including Reed beds, damp meadow, dry grassland and willow-carr woodland. It … Continue reading

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Today down the beach.

After two days of rain and thunderstorms it is finally dry and I chanced a short walk down the beach. What would I find today? I walked along the waters edge and saw many jellyfish that had been washed up. … Continue reading

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A stroll round Sefton and the meadows.

My walk today started from The Punch Bowl pub in Sefton village and took me along the bank of the River Alt and through the surrounding meadows. Sefton is an historic village and its name is derived from the Old … Continue reading

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A walk round Thornton and Little Crosby.

The Thornton and Little Crosby Walk. Together with my friend Chris I decided to do a short walk round Thornton and Crosby. We parked at the Nag’s Head and walked along Rothwell Lane to cross the busy Brooms Cross Road … Continue reading

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A stroll through the meadow.

Yesterday I revisited Broom’s Cross but extended my walk through the flower meadows south of the village of Lunt. There were lots of different wild flowers but one that fascinated me was Viper’s Bugloss, Echium vulgare, a member of the … Continue reading

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A Wayside Cross.

Yesterday I set out on my local walk but instead of walking along the coast I headed  inland. Looking at my OS map I saw ‘ Broom’s Cross’ marked. It was just a couple of miles from home but I … Continue reading

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Let’s go fly a kite.

Superb conditions down the coast this afternoon. A strong steady breeze. Ideal for kite flying.

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Sea Bindweed.

Yesterday I went for my usual walk but could not walk along the beach. The tide was in and waves were crashing over the promenade. I decided to walk through the Hightown dunes and meadows to see what I could … Continue reading

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Exploring the coastline

Monday June 1st. Today I decided to leave the Iron Men standing tall and head further along the coast. From the coastguard station I walked along the combined footpath /cycleway towards Hightown. Leaving the tarmac I followed the occasional white … Continue reading

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