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Maghull to Liverpool (107 photos)


We walked from Maghull to Liverpool on Saturday, 20th September 2008. Our last walk covering a distance of 12 miles or so with lots to see along the way.

Under Northway bridge (Bridge 12A)
Under Northway bridge (Bridge 12A)
 Maghull Hall swing bridge (Bridge 12)
Maghull Hall swing bridge (Bridge 12)
 Boats moored at Maghull Hall swing bridge
Boats moored at Maghull Hall swing bridge
 Draper's bridge (Bridge 11B)
Draper's bridge (Bridge 11B)
 A local football match by the canal
A local football match by the canal
Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge 11A)
Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge 11A)
 M58 motorway bridge, not numbered
M58 motorway bridge, not numbered
 Under the M58 bridge
Under the M58 bridge
 Melling Stone bridge (Bridge 11)
Melling Stone bridge (Bridge 11)
 Open countryside at Melling
Open countryside at Melling
11 miles to Liverpool, 116¼ miles to Leeds
11 miles to Liverpool, 116¼ miles to Leeds
 Holmes Swing bridge (Bridge 10)
Holmes Swing bridge (Bridge 10)
 Little used canal, note plant life
Little used canal, note plant life
 New housing by the canal
New housing by the canal
 Ledson's bridge (Bridge 9C)
Ledson's bridge (Bridge 9C)
Pipe bridge and M57 motorway bridge, not numbered
Pipe bridge and M57 motorway bridge, not numbered
 Aqueduct over the River Alt
Aqueduct over the River Alt
 Pipe bridge and Hancock's swing bridge (Bridge 9)
Pipe bridge and Hancock's swing bridge (Bridge 9)
 View towards Aintree race course
View towards Aintree race course
 Residential area at Aintree
Residential area at Aintree
Blue Anchor pub at Aintree
Blue Anchor pub at Aintree
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 Blue Anchor bridge (Bridge 8)
Blue Anchor bridge (Bridge 8)
 Under Blue Anchor bridge, evidence of little boat traffic
Under Blue Anchor bridge, evidence of little boat traffic
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 9 miles to Liverpool, 118¼ miles to Leeds
9 miles to Liverpool, 118¼ miles to Leeds
 Old Roan bridge (Bridge 7D)
Old Roan bridge (Bridge 7D)
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Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge 7C)
Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge 7C)
 Paradox clock tower
Paradox clock tower
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 Pipe bridge and Dunning's bridge (Bridge 7A)
Pipe bridge and Dunning's bridge (Bridge 7A)
 8 miles to Liverpool, 119¼ miles to Leeds
8 miles to Liverpool, 119¼ miles to Leeds
 Copy bridge (Bridge 7)
Copy bridge (Bridge 7)
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Housing by the canal at Netherton
Housing by the canal at Netherton
 Netherton swing bridge (Bridge 6)
Netherton swing bridge (Bridge 6)
 Housing at Netherton
Housing at Netherton
 Housing at Netherton
Housing at Netherton
 Housing at Netherton
Housing at Netherton
Fleetwood's bridge (Bridge 5A)
Fleetwood's bridge (Bridge 5A)
 Swift's bridge (Bridge 5)
Swift's bridge (Bridge 5)
 Gorsey Lane bridge (Bridge 4A)
Gorsey Lane bridge (Bridge 4A)
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 Cookson's Bridge pub, time for lunch
Cookson's Bridge pub, time for lunch
 Lots of plant life and dragon flies
Lots of plant life and dragon flies
Unnamed footbridge (no number)
Unnamed footbridge (no number)
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 Modern canalside apartments
Modern canalside apartments
 Unnamed footbridge (no number)
Unnamed footbridge (no number)
 Unnamed footbridge (Bridge 3)
Unnamed footbridge (Bridge 3)
 Housing and industry from the towpath
Housing and industry from the towpath
Litherland bridges (Bridge 2J)
Litherland bridges (Bridge 2J)
 Litherland bridges (Bridge 2I)
Litherland bridges (Bridge 2I)
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 Getting more built-up as we approach Liverpool
Getting more built-up as we approach Liverpool
 Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge 2H)
Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge 2H)
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 New canalside apartments in Bootle
New canalside apartments in Bootle
Unnamed footbridge (Bridge 2G)
Unnamed footbridge (Bridge 2G)
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 Kids on a makeshift raft
Kids on a makeshift raft
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 Industrial buildings in Bootle
Industrial buildings in Bootle
 Industrial decline in Bootle
Industrial decline in Bootle
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 Unnamed road bridge (Bridge 2E)
Unnamed road bridge (Bridge 2E)
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Walls, bridges and barbed wire
Walls, bridges and barbed wire
 Marsh Lane bridge (Bridge 2C)
Marsh Lane bridge (Bridge 2C)
 The canal winds its way through Bootle
The canal winds its way through Bootle
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 Litherland Road bridge (Bridge 2B)
Litherland Road bridge (Bridge 2B)
 3 miles to Liverpool, 124¼ miles to Leeds
3 miles to Liverpool, 124¼ miles to Leeds
Towpath changes sides
Towpath changes sides
 Changeline bridge (Bridge 2)
Changeline bridge (Bridge 2)
 Pipe bridge and bingo hall
Pipe bridge and bingo hall
 Industry and flats
Industry and flats
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 Housing and flats in Liverpool
Housing and flats in Liverpool
Unnamed bridge (no number) and kids on raft
Unnamed bridge (no number) and kids on raft
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 Modern canalside apartments
Modern canalside apartments
 Caroline Street Changeline bridge (Bridge 1)
Caroline Street Changeline bridge (Bridge 1)
 Caroline Street Changeline bridge (Bridge 1)
Caroline Street Changeline bridge (Bridge 1)
 The Little Merton Pub
The Little Merton Pub
Unnamed bridge (Bridge O)
Unnamed bridge (Bridge O)
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 Dumping ground
Dumping ground
 Very quiet towpath in Liverpool
Very quiet towpath in Liverpool
 Unnamed bridge (Bridge N)
Unnamed bridge (Bridge N)
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 Bus depot for Maghull Coaches
Bus depot for Maghull Coaches
Unnamed road bridge (Bridge M)
Unnamed road bridge (Bridge M)
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 Tool mural at bridge M
Tool mural at bridge M
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 Heavily buit-up area as we approach the end
Heavily buit-up area as we approach the end
 Unnamed footbridge (Bridge L)
Unnamed footbridge (Bridge L)
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 Not far now! 2 miles to Liverpool, 125¼ miles to Leeds
Not far now! 2 miles to Liverpool, 125¼ miles to Leeds
Unnamed footbridge (Bridge K)
Unnamed footbridge (Bridge K)
 Industrial decline and chimneys
Industrial decline and chimneys
 Old canal wharf building
Old canal wharf building
 Unnamed road bridge (Bridge I)
Unnamed road bridge (Bridge I)
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 Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge H)
Unnamed railway bridge (Bridge H)
Public art display, only joking
Public art display, only joking
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 Unnamed road bridge (Bridge F)
Unnamed road bridge (Bridge F)
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 Old, restored canalside building
Old, restored canalside building
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 Boundary bridge (Bridge E)
Boundary bridge (Bridge E)
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 Plaque on Boundary bridge (Bridge E)
Plaque on Boundary bridge (Bridge E)
Athol Vaults pub awaits demolition
Athol Vaults pub awaits demolition
 Leigh bridge (Bridge D)
Leigh bridge (Bridge D)
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 Lightbody Street bridge (Bridge C)
Lightbody Street bridge (Bridge C)
 Almost there, 127 miles to Leeds
Almost there, 127 miles to Leeds
 Junction near to the end
Junction near to the end
Junction down to the locks
Junction down to the locks
 Railway bridge between locks 2 and 3
Railway bridge between locks 2 and 3
 Lock number 2
Lock number 2
 Lock number 1
Lock number 1
 Lock number 1
Lock number 1
Almost there, city centre in background
Almost there, city centre in background
 Vauxhall bridge, the last one, not numbered
Vauxhall bridge, the last one, not numbered
 The final stretch
The final stretch
 Eldonian Basin, the end
Eldonian Basin, the end
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 Eldonian Basin, the end
Eldonian Basin, the end
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One last look back
One last look back
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 Scruffy Glass House pub on Vauxhall Road
Scruffy Glass House pub on Vauxhall Road
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