Category Archives: Hightown Dunes and Meadows

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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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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