Monday, February 11, 2019

Newsham Park 3Km Winter Walk #20 Vidcast


4.06Km Newsham Park Meander
#liverpoolwinterwalks
(11th February 2019)

Not included within the "Winter Walks" but no reason why it shouldn't have been. 
You can access the route at https://runtogether.co.uk/routes/getgoing-newsham-park-run-route/

As with the previous 6 winter walks, this was very enjoyable, especially as it was warmer today and the sun was shining. 

At the end of the walk we stopped at the Lake View kiosk for a drink and a snack (KitKat)

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"20th Maghull Meander's 
Vidcast"...


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If you've been to Newsham Park do share your feedback, positive and/or negative, in the comments. 
"It would be nice to see what others think about Newsham Park."
Thank You!

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Meanders with the Drewes


Meanders with the Drewes

Vidcast #19
A total of 9.26Km/5.75 miles for our
"Meanders with the Drewes" (10th February 2019)

Jan and Dave came  to visit us, a lovely surprise, and we enjoyed meanders together. 

  1. Dodds Park
  2. Crosby Beach and
  3. Harteys (for Breakfast)


Our walks were very enjoyable and included meals at Lakeside Cafe and Hartleys.

Weather was mixed,cold and windy for the first couple of days but warmer and sunny today.

"As you can see, the spring flower were very pleasant"


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"19th Maghull Meander's Vidcast"...

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If you've been to Dodds Park, Crosby Beach and/or Harteys do share your feedback, positive and/or negative, in the comments. 
"It would be nice to see what others think about those places."
Thank You!

Monday, February 04, 2019

3Km Otterspool #liverpoolwinterwalks Meander #17 (4th February 2019)


3Km Otterspool Meander
#liverpoolwinterwalks 
 (4th February 2019)

I was very unsure that a 3Km walk was possible today as the side-effects of my Chemotherapy are lasting longer and breathlessness & tiredness the main issue.

It was cold again today but under wind and/or with the wind behind us, it was very pleasant in the sunshine.


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"#17 Maghul Meander's 
Vidcast"...

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If you've been to Otterspool, and /or done the 3Km walk in Otterspool, do share your feedback, positive and/or negative, in the comments. 
"It would be nice to see what others think about Otterspool and what it has to offer."
Thank You!

Monday, January 28, 2019

Sefton Park 3Km Winter Walk #15 Vidcast

3Km Sefton Park Meander
#liverpoolwinterwalks 
(28th January 2019)

A different start to today's "Liverpool Winter Walk" as Chris and I met up with Phil Green (Communications Officer Liverpool City Council) for a video interview about our "Liverpool Parks Winter Walks". 

"Looking forward to seeing the end result."

To say it was cold today, would be an understatement and by the time the video had been recorded we had to go to the "Boathouse Kiosk", a small glass-fronted building by the lake, which serves a selection of coffees, ice creams and other small snacks, to warm our hands on a hot drink.

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"#15 Maghull Meanders 
Vidcast"...

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If you've been to Sefton Park, and /or done the 3Km walk in Sefton Park, do share your feedback, positive and/or negative, in the comments. 


"It would be nice to see what others think about Sefton Park and what it has to offer."


Thank You!

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston (26th January 2019)

Vidcast #14
(26th January 2019)

Today I drove to the Brockholes Nature Reserve to enjoy a meander in a pleasant environment, albeit a little traffic noisy from the M6.

Our walk took us from the car park up to the "standing stones" past walkways out over meres, lakes, pools, etc., and to our right, the River Ribble.



We were both please to see the "Long Horned Cattle" used to maintain the environment.



We went into "The Look Out", one of many hides; I was annoyed with myself having forgotten my monocular!

The hide had lots of information available for visitors.



We continue down to the River Ribble and headed upstream and back to the spectacular "Floating Visitor Village", the first of its kind in the UK, bringing you as close to nature as possible. 


The Visitor Village hosts a Welcome Centre, an activity room, the Lakeside Reed Bed Restaurant, The Nest gift shop and Coots, which is the perfect place to get a quick snack.

We went to the Lakeside Reed Bed Restaurant and enjoyed a large cake and a drink, however the other Food options were excellent and very good value for money.

"As you can see, the
environment was very pleasant"

After our "snack" we headed off home, remembering to pay on the way out.
we also spotted our first Pussy Willow bud of 2019.

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"It would be nice to see what others think about The Nature Reserve."


Thank You!

Monday, January 21, 2019

Calderstones 3Km Walk #12 Vidcast

Vidcast #12 
3Km Calderstones Park 
#liverpoolwinterwalks
(21st January 2019)

Today’s Meander was within the 94 acre Calderstones Park, in South Liverpool.


"Probably the nicest of our Park Walks"
A true Meander as the 3km route wound around the park. An ideal way to view what’s available.

After our Meander we visited the The Reader Cafè for lunch.

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“12th Maghull Meanders
Vidcast”...



If you’ve been to Calderstones Park do share your experience, positive and/or negative in the comments.
It would be nice to see what others think about this Liverpool Park and what’s available.

Thank you!

Sunday, January 20, 2019

National Trust Nature Reserve, Formby (20th January 2019)

Vidcast #11
2.47 Km - National Trust Nature Reserve, Formby


(20th January 2019)

Today is our 46 Wedding Anniversary and I wasn't sure how far I'd be able to walk again as the chemotherapy side effects  seem to be lasting longer this time round.
As it happens, everything was fine and as you’ll see it was a very enjoyable walk.

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11th Maghull Meanders vidcast...

If you've been to the National Trust Nature Reserve in Formby do share your feedback, positive and/or negative, in the comments. 

"It would be nice to see what others think about the Reserve at Formby and its surroundings."

Thank you.