Category Archives: National Trust

Red Squirrels at Formby.

Today I was back up at Formby to join a guided walk to discover some of the Fungi that can be found in the pine woods (But more of that later). After the walk I had time to walk round … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Footprints on the beach.

Yesterday I joined a walk along Formby Beach led by one of the National Trust Rangers. Our aim was to discover some prehistoric footprints that can be found in the muddy deposits on the beach, A bit of history. How … Continue reading

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Mow Cop and Little Moreton Hall

Yesterday I was out for a walk with friends from my local gym. Our destination was Mow Cop which straggles the Cheshire/Staffordshire border. We started our walk from Little Moreton Hall, a National Trust property. It is a moated, half … Continue reading

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Dunham Massey

We started todays walk from Dunham Massey. The magnificent Georgian House is set in a 300 acre deer park and was built for the Earl of Warrington in the 18th century. We started from the tower and walked across the … Continue reading

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Sculptures at Waddesdon Manor.

We visited Waddesdon Manor. Built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, the Renaissance style chateau contains many art treasures but we were more interested in the gardens. The Victorian garden with its parterre, fountains and statues is considered to be one … Continue reading

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Springtime at Rufford

Today we visited Rufford Old Hall a National trust property situated near Ormskirk, south-west Lancashire. Around 1530, Sir Robert Hesketh built a timber framed manor house at Rufford. The Great Hall, the central part of the house is a magnificent … Continue reading

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