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Burscough to Maghull (83 photos)


We walked from Burscough to Maghull on Saturday, 13th September 2008. Our penultimate walk covering a distance of around 12 miles.

Burscough bridge (Bridge 32A)
Burscough bridge (Bridge 32A)
 Start of our walk at Burscough
Start of our walk at Burscough
 We soon make our way into the countryside
We soon make our way into the countryside
 The towpath doesn't get much use
The towpath doesn't get much use
 The landscape is very flat for miles around
The landscape is very flat for miles around
A huge bird on the towpath
A huge bird on the towpath
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 The Slipway pub at Crabtree swing bridge (Bridge 32)
The Slipway pub at Crabtree swing bridge (Bridge 32)
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 Lots of moored boats
Lots of moored boats
 The Farmers Arms pub
The Farmers Arms pub
 New Lane swing bridge (Bridge 31)
New Lane swing bridge (Bridge 31)
A row of small cottages on the towpath
A row of small cottages on the towpath
 Another photo showing how flat the landscape is
Another photo showing how flat the landscape is
 Great Score swing bridge (Bridge 30)
Great Score swing bridge (Bridge 30)
 Ribble Canal Transport barge
Ribble Canal Transport barge
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 In the countryside, grass towpath
In the countryside, grass towpath
Martin Lane bridge (Bridge 29)
Martin Lane bridge (Bridge 29)
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 Narrow towpath
Narrow towpath
 Heatons bridge (Bridge 28)
Heatons bridge (Bridge 28)
 Heatons Bridge visitor moorings
Heatons Bridge visitor moorings
 Almost missed this mile marker!
Almost missed this mile marker!
Moorings and holiday park
Moorings and holiday park
 Static caravan park and moorings
Static caravan park and moorings
 Boats moored at Pinfold
Boats moored at Pinfold
 Once a pub, now an Indian restaurant
Once a pub, now an Indian restaurant
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 Scarisbrick bridge (Bridge 27A)
Scarisbrick bridge (Bridge 27A)
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A new 200-berth marina being constructed at Scarisbrick
A new 200-berth marina being constructed at Scarisbrick
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 A new 200-berth marina being constructed at Scarisbrick
A new 200-berth marina being constructed at Scarisbrick
 A new 200-berth marina being constructed at Scarisbrick
A new 200-berth marina being constructed at Scarisbrick
 Static caravans at Scarisbrick
Static caravans at Scarisbrick
 20 miles to Liverpool, 107¼ miles to Leeds
20 miles to Liverpool, 107¼ miles to Leeds
Weaver's bridge (Bridge 27)
Weaver's bridge (Bridge 27)
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 Hungry ducks approach us for food
Hungry ducks approach us for food
 Hulme's bridge (Bridge 26)
Hulme's bridge (Bridge 26)
 19 miles to Liverpool, 108¼ miles to Leeds
19 miles to Liverpool, 108¼ miles to Leeds
 A stone sculpture at Halsall Warehouse bridge
A stone sculpture at Halsall Warehouse bridge
A stone sculpture at Halsall Warehouse bridge
A stone sculpture at Halsall Warehouse bridge
 Halsall Warehouse bridge (Bridge 25)
Halsall Warehouse bridge (Bridge 25)
 The Saracens Head pub next to Halsall Warehouse bridge
The Saracens Head pub next to Halsall Warehouse bridge
 Saracens Head permanent moorings
Saracens Head permanent moorings
 View across farmland from the towpath
View across farmland from the towpath
Halsall Hill bridge (Bridge 24)
Halsall Hill bridge (Bridge 24)
 When you've gotta go, you've gotta go
When you've gotta go, you've gotta go
 18 miles to Liverpool, 109¼ miles to Leeds
18 miles to Liverpool, 109¼ miles to Leeds
 Harkers bridge (Bridge 23)
Harkers bridge (Bridge 23)
 Boats moored at Ship bridge (Bridge 22)
Boats moored at Ship bridge (Bridge 22)
Ship bridge (Bridge 22)
Ship bridge (Bridge 22)
 The Ship Inn, Haskayne - time for lunch
The Ship Inn, Haskayne - time for lunch
 Sat in the beer garden on the towpath
Sat in the beer garden on the towpath
 Haskayne bridge (Bridge 21A)
Haskayne bridge (Bridge 21A)
 Funny, run out of paint!
Funny, run out of paint!
17 miles to Liverpool, 110¼ miles to Leeds
17 miles to Liverpool, 110¼ miles to Leeds
 Downholland Hall farm
Downholland Hall farm
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 Downholland Hall swing bridge (Bridge 21)
Downholland Hall swing bridge (Bridge 21)
 Downholland Hall farm
Downholland Hall farm
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 Downholland bridge (Bridge 20A)
Downholland bridge (Bridge 20A)
Scarisbrick Arms, alas no more
Scarisbrick Arms, alas no more
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 16 miles to Liverpool, 111¼ miles to Leeds
16 miles to Liverpool, 111¼ miles to Leeds
 Little used towpath
Little used towpath
 Coxhead's swing bridge (Bridge 20)
Coxhead's swing bridge (Bridge 20)
 Maintenance boats at Coxhead's swing bridge
Maintenance boats at Coxhead's swing bridge
Crop circles! And plenty of them
Crop circles! And plenty of them
 More farmland and flat landscape
More farmland and flat landscape
 Jacksons bridge (Bridge 19)
Jacksons bridge (Bridge 19)
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 Canalside housing
Canalside housing
 15 miles to Liverpool, 112¼ miles to Leeds
15 miles to Liverpool, 112¼ miles to Leeds
Lydiate Hill bridge (Bridge 18)
Lydiate Hill bridge (Bridge 18)
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 Lollies bridge (Bridge 17A)
Lollies bridge (Bridge 17A)
 Scenic, 'Dessy' moored at Lydiate
Scenic, 'Dessy' moored at Lydiate
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 Dicconson's bridge (Bridge 17)
Dicconson's bridge (Bridge 17)
 Mersey Motor Boat Club sign
Mersey Motor Boat Club sign
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Moored boats and canalside apartments
Moored boats and canalside apartments
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 Canalside housing
Canalside housing
 Bell's swing bridge (Bridge 16)
Bell's swing bridge (Bridge 16)
 A proper path again as we approach Maghull
A proper path again as we approach Maghull
 Methodist swing bridge (Bridge 15)
Methodist swing bridge (Bridge 15)
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Unnamed bridge (Bridge 14A)
Unnamed bridge (Bridge 14A)
 13 miles to Liverpool, 114¼ miles to Leeds
13 miles to Liverpool, 114¼ miles to Leeds
 Shaw's swing bridge (Bridge 14)
Shaw's swing bridge (Bridge 14)
 Red Lion bridge (Bridge 13)
Red Lion bridge (Bridge 13)
 New canalside property in Maghull
New canalside property in Maghull
Approaching Northway bridge (Bridge 12A)
Approaching Northway bridge (Bridge 12A)
 Northway bridge (Bridge 12A), end of our walk
Northway bridge (Bridge 12A), end of our walk
 Off at Northway bridge
Off at Northway bridge
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