Category Archives: Hightown Dunes and Meadows

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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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 stroll through Hightown Dunes and Meadows.

It is early September but there are still plenty of wild flowers along the coast in the section known as Hightown Dunes and meadows. I started my walk from the coastguard station and followed the wire fence that runs along … Continue reading

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A stroll along the erosion

A stroll along the rubble embankment that stretches from Crosby Coastguard Station to the mouth of the River Alt is one of my favourite short walks. Known locally as ‘the erosion’ the embankment originated from 1942 when Liverpool bomb-damage debris … Continue reading

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Burning off the calories.

After the Christmas and New Year festivities it was time to get my boots on and burn off a few of those excess calories. I drove down to the coastguard station at Crosby and found that the car park was … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Yesterday was a beautiful day. Not only was it bright and sunny, it was my birthday, so to celebrate I went for a walk along the coast. I walked my usual route from the coastguard station at Crosby and after … Continue reading

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A different perspective

Yesterday afternoon was fine and dry which made quite a change. I took the opportunity to go for a short local walk along the coast. Starting from the coastguard station I headed north walking through the dunes. As usual, I … Continue reading

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