Category Archives: Hightown Dunes and Meadows

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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Sea Bindweed at Hightown.

I was on my way back from Hightown Shingle beach where I had discovered the Yellow Horned Poppy when I noticed a small clump of pinkish flowers in the vegetation at the side of the path through the dunes. It … Continue reading

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Yellow Horned Poppy at Hightown shingle beach.

On Friday I went for a short walk along the local coastline to see what I could find. Starting from the coastguard station at Hall Road, I walked north along the Sefton Coastal footpath towards Hightown shingle beach at the … Continue reading

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A star in the dunes.

It’s the beginning of May and once again I am wandering round the sand-dunes along Crosby beach to see what I can find. Just a few yards from the coastguard station there is a group of Red Dead-Nettle, Lamium purpureum. … Continue reading

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Springtime in the Hightown dunes.

The recent spell of fine weather and sunshine has convinced me that Spring has finally arrived. I went for my usual walk along the coast to see what was about. As it was a Bank Holiday the car park by … Continue reading

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