Sunday, 22nd March 2009

             

            

 

Walk: Promenade south along estuary, over golf course, old railway, Curwens Hill, Town Foot, Back Lane, Agglebys Road to Wyre Way at Barnaby's Sands, Hackensall Hall, over golf course and back to car park.
Start Point: Knott End ferry car park Grid Reference: SD 346 484
Distance: 5 miles Ascent: Level
Time: 2.5 hours    
Weather: A cold but dry day
Comments: Joan led 15 walkers from Knott End car park. It was dry but cold as we walked over the golf course. Fortunately there were very few golfers, probably because it was Mothering Sunday. We followed the track of the old "Pilling Pig", then through a field of guinea fowl before reaching Back Lane at Town Foot. There is much evidence in the area of work being done by the Canataxx Gas Storage company who seem to have put up "private" notices in various places during the last month. A worrying thought! The return to the car park was along the Wyre Way, along the shore line at Barnaby's Sands, past Hackensall Hall, over the deserted golf course and along the promenade. A very pleasant walk.

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We are blessed with some sunshine as Joan leads the group out . . .

 

but it is a cold day

 

Joan practises for a new 'signpost' job!

 

Hackensall Hall

 

Returning via a deserted putting green . . .

 

and a windy waterfront

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