Sunday, 20th November 2011

   

            

 

Walk: Hest Bank, Lancashire Coastal Way, Carnforth and Lancaster Canal
Start Point: Beach car park, Hest Bank Grid Reference: SD 467 655
Distance: 9 miles Ascent: 146 feet
Time: 4.5 hours    
Weather: Dull and rather misty
Comments: Our group of 24 set off heading north along the Lancashire Coastal Way in rather misty conditions which masked the views of Morecambe Bay. It was quite wet underfoot in places as we made our way to Carnforth. It was a brief encounter for most of us before we regrouped at the mooring basin for lunch, as 3 of the group had a longer encounter at the station. The return to Hest Bank was along the canal tow path

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Debbie briefs the group . . .

 

and we set off

 

Coffee stop near Bolton le Sands

 

Lancashire Coastal Way, over the Salt Marshes, with Jenny Brown's Point

 

River Keer with landfill site . . .

 

makes its way seaward, with Marsh House Farm

 

Lancaster Canal mooring basin at Carnforth

 

Am I an ugly duckling?

 

Put another log on the fire mate!

 

Reflections as we make our way alng the canal . . .

 

 

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