Tag Archives: industry

280 Baycliff to Barrow-in-Furness

Progress is slow. Large boulders have to be climbed over, while shifting shingle underfoot makes every step a balancing act. But I make it to the next little headland Continue reading

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261 Liverpool to Crosby

That wretched Ferry Cross the Mersey song starts worming through my head again. Then here it comes: the most brightly coloured ferry I’ve ever seen. Continue reading

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257 am Shotton to Neston

I find a ‘new’ cycle route, take photos of flowers, and walk past a firing range – all with Bruce Springsteen thrumming in my head. Continue reading

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195 Pembroke to Milford Haven

I was anticipating an urban walk through an industrial landscape. But the path turns out to be very rural in nature. Continue reading

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194 Angle to Pembroke

I set off anticipating industrial wastelands and high fences, but was proved wrong. Continue reading

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174 Kenfig Dunes to Port Talbot

From soft sand, to hard pavements, today is a walk of contrasts, and always dominated by the smoggy outline of the steelworks. Continue reading

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