Wednesday, 5th January 2017

Walk: St Anne’s Pier, St Anne’s Local Nature Reserve
Start Point: Salters Wharf, St Anne’s Grid Reference: SD 322 283
Distance: 5.5 miles Ascent: Nil
Time: 2.75 hours
Weather: Cold and sunny

24 people set out on a beautiful morning and walked along the beach towards Blackpool stopping to look at the Sand Dunes Regeneration Project. After a break at Squires Gate we crossed into the nature reserve and SSSI and then back across onto the beach for the walk back to the pub, passeiong the lifeboat station.

Long shadows - short pier

Not a desert - but the beach at St Annes

Conservation ----

in progress

Geometrical sea defences near to Starr Gate

A break at the half way stage

More geometry

Leaving the beach - too cold for a swim today

Just taken off from Blackpool Airport

An Air Ambulance lifting off at Blackpool Airport

A Nature Reserve at Starr Hills

Returning to Salters Wharf

A former Jetty - once attached to St Annes Pier

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