Monday, 13th August 2012
||Thornton Lodge, Skippool Road, FY5 5LD
||Warm and humid
||Organised by Gina Morris, four of us did
the walk in honour of the visit from Tasmania of Gina's Auntie
Mabel, who thinks Fylde Ramblers are a wonderful bunch and has
joined our walks on her previous trips to the UK.
She also walked with Fylde Ramblers on Sunday (Pendle Hill) and
regaled us with anecdotes about her own walking group back home.
Such is Auntie Mabel's enthusiasm and disappointment at having
missed one of Gina's Summer Evening walks at the Wyre Estuary that
Gina encored her walk with Auntie Mabel, Bill and Pat.
The four of us took 2 leisurely hours for the four mile walk in the
early evening. It was warm and humid and when we had returned and
eaten, we were amazed to find a strong storm raging outside;
torrential rain and lightning across The Fylde, yet we had managed a
dry and delightful walk.
Scroll down to see photos of the walk
Gina, Bill, Mabel and Pat starting out along Skippool Creek from Thornton Lodge
Generations of boats of every kind and condition
Remnants of Olympic patriotism, the day after the Games finish
Wanted. Were we tempted?
We interrupted this heron's courtship on the banks of the River Wyre
Cockle Hall information
Wyre Estuary Country Park facts
We asked to meet the occupant of this kennel. Either a very tall or very agile
Wyre Estuary sunset
The mariner's garden shed?
Ready for another adventure
Gina, Bill and Auntie Mabel: replete after a good walk and a good meal
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