Category Archives: Industrial Heritage

Warton Crag and Jenny Brown’s Point.

My walk this week was in north west Lancashire where our plan was to climb Warton Crag. We parked at Warton Crag quarry which is a Local Nature Reserve. We  had hoped to see some rare fritillary butterflies, but not … Continue reading

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Windmill at Lacey Green

The windmill at Lacey Green can be found in the Chilterns near Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire. The windmill which dates from around 1650 is one of the oldest Smock Mills in the country. By 1970 it was in a bad … Continue reading

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The Langdale Valley with CRC.

This weekend I went up to the Lake District with Crosby Rambling Club. Our destination was Elterwater and the lovely Langdale Valley. I joined the B party on one of the classic walks in the Langdale Valley. From Elterwater we … Continue reading

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A Lancashire Stroll

My walk this week began at Glasson Dock just a few miles south of Lancaster. Lancaster has been a port for centuries but its heyday was in the 17th century with trade between the West Indies and the American colonies. … Continue reading

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A Cheshire Ramble

Last week I went on a short walk through the Cheshire countryside. Easy walking with a bit of local history thrown in. We started our walk from the Anderton Boat Lift car park and walked down to the nearby Trent … Continue reading

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Milford reccee

Last weekend I was down in the Midlands doing a reccee for Crosby Rambling Club. I will be leading the ‘B’ party walk and I wanted to show the best of Cannock Chase and the surrounding area. The first part … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows at Musbury.

My walk last weekend was centred on Musbury. The high point of the walk was Musbury Tor which although only 338 metres in height it commands views over the Rossendale Valley. It was once the centre of a deer park. … Continue reading

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