Monthly Archives: March 2014

Thornton Hough, 30th March 2014

Today was much warmer, although it was overcast and hazy as we set out. From Thornton Hough we walked via Crofts Bank Cottages through field footpaths to Brimstage, then back a different way over half a dozen stiles. Most of … Continue reading

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Stanley Park & Anfield Cemetery, short walk, 26th March 2014

This was the second of our experimental short walks, and attracted nine members and a visitor. ¬†We met at the Leaf Globe behind the Isla Gladstone Conservatory, on a warm sunny morning. All the ornamental shrubs were blooming, including Forsythia … Continue reading

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Carr Mill Dam, 23rd March 2014

As we waited in Lime Street for the rail replacement bus there was a spatter of rain with strong northerly gusts, but from the bus (which was a plush, warm coach) it seemed like a lovely spring day in the … Continue reading

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Everton Park and Stanley Park, 16th March 2014

The weather wasn’t pleasant today, it was windy, overcast, damp and misty, with occasional spits of rain. We took the bus up to St George’s Church, Everton and went inside. This beautiful church was the first ever to be built … Continue reading

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Eastham Country Park 15th March 2014

A grand total of 22 members of the MNA and Liverpool RSPB group joined our joint walk at Eastham Country Park led by Howard Mills. We had a quick look around the small visitor centre and watched the bird feeders … Continue reading

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Wirral Way, 9th March 2014

It was clear and sunny, and promised to be a warm spring-like day. We took the train to Hooton and turned onto the Wirral Way. Along the first few hundred yards there are three young Yew trees by the side … Continue reading

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Hoylake, 2nd March 2014

It was a dry, overcast, morning, with occasional fine drizzle and a forecast of heavier rain later. But we opted for an outdoor day and headed for Hoylake, where there was a high tide of 9.7m due at 11.24. Just … Continue reading

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