Category Archives: Sefton Coastline

A Butterfly, a Bird and some Bindweed.

The glorious weather continues and this morning I was down by the coastguard station. I headed north along the coast through Hightown Dunes and Meadows to see what I could find. Lots of butterflies were on the wing but they … Continue reading

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A Chinese Junk ship in Waterloo !

I was back walking along Crosby beach but today I continued down to the Lakeside Leisure Centre in Waterloo where I was surprised to see a Chinese Junk Ship. It was literally a ship made from junk. Called ‘The Good … Continue reading

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A wander down Crosby Beach.

Friday 22nd June. It was a glorious sunny morning so I decided to have a stroll down Crosby Beach to see what I could find. As always, the Iron Men, part of Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation were staring out … Continue reading

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The Prehistoric Forest and a Sea Potato.

On Saturday I joined a walk organised by ‘Green Sefton’ to explore the Hightown Dunes and Meadows area of the Sefton Coastline. Starting from Hightown Station we followed the River Alt to enter the dune system. John, our guide gave … Continue reading

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A walk through Ainsdale Dunes with Green Sefton.

This morning I joined a small group of people for a walk through Ainsdale Dunes, led by John from ‘Green Sefton’ John pointed out many of the species of wild flowers that inhabit the dunes and gave us lots of … Continue reading

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If bricks could talk !

On Friday I took advantage of the fine weather to have a stroll along the Sefton Coastline starting at the Coastguard Station in Crosby and walking to the mouth of the River Alt. My intention had been to photograph the … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods.

Wednesday 7th March 2018. It was a beautiful bright sunny morning as I set out for a walk through Formby pinewoods. I started with a stroll along the Squirrel Trail. There were a few squirrels about collecting the nuts thrown … Continue reading

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