Category Archives: Sefton Coastline

A cabbage in the dunes.

This week I went for a short stroll through Crosby Sand-dunes which stretch south from Crosby Baths to the boundary of Liverpool Freeport. The area consists of both mobile and fixed dunes and contains a wide variety of plant life. … Continue reading

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Natures Medicine Cupboard.

It’s almost the end of June and most of the wild flowers are in bloom. It was time for another stroll along the coast through the Hightown dunes and meadows to see what I could find. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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Cabin Hill Trail

My walk last week was once again a local one, venturing just a few miles up the coast. I started the walk from Formby Railway Station and after a short section of road walking I joined a path signposted Hightown. … Continue reading

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This week down the beach

Once again I have stayed local but it has been an interesting few days down on the beach. On Sunday as I walked along the beach I spotted a digger by one of the Iron Men and went over to … Continue reading

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Getting close to nature.

I was on my usual walk along the coast when I spotted a bee feeding on nectar. I was soon on my hands and knees trying to get a photo. The bee did not appreciate my being there and got … Continue reading

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A stroll through the dunes.

Yesterday I went for a short stroll along the coast. Starting from Crosby Coastguard Station I headed north through the dunes. What would I see today? There were lots of wild flowers, mainly dandelions and daisies but there were quite … Continue reading

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Today down the beach.

Whilst most of the country is covered in snow, here on Merseyside it is a beautiful morning. Clear blue sky and bright sunshine, but bitterly cold. Time to put my boots on and go for a walk. Due to the … Continue reading

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Stormy Seas.

It was wild and windy as I walked along the beach this morning. It was high tide and as I approached the coastguard station the waves were crashing over onto the prom. Time to take a step back although 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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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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