Wednesday, 20th October 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Halton to Williamson Park
Start Point: Greyhound Pub, Halton Grid Reference: SD 502 647
Distance: 7 miles Ascent: 550 feet
Time: -    
Weather: Wall to wall sunshine with blue skies and autumn tints
Comments: Followed the River Lune to the canal aqueduct and then followed the canal to Moor Lane. Ascended from the canal to Williamson Park for a tea break. Views of the Lakeland fells and Morecambe Bay from the Ashton Memorial. Returned via Ridge and Denny Beck Lane for lunch. Ingleborough could be seen on the return journey.

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Rosemary leads the way

 

St Wilfred's Church, Halton

 

Reflections on the Lune (canal aqueduct)

 

More reflections of the aqueduct

 

The River Lune

 

A waterlogged kangaroo

 

Lancaster Castle

 

Preston to Kendal canal at Lancaster

 

A little cold to the posterior perhaps!

 

A church on the hill

 

Ashton Memorial, Lancaster

 

Ashton Memorial on the sunny side

 

Lakeland Fells seen from Williamson Park

 

Stewart checks his compasses

 

Autumn colour

 

Winter berries

 

A carpet of leaves

 

Ingleborough and the National Grid

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