Morecambe Promenade to Heysham Church Walk

Name of walk Morecambe Promenade to Heysham Church Walk
Date of walk 2008-07-29

On Sunday Brendan was visiting his Mum in Heysham, so he dropped me off at the start of the Morecambe Promenade to walk the length of it to Heysham, 4.42 miles or 7077m.

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View towards the town.

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looking across the Bay. I nipped across the other side of the road to visit The Old Pier Bookshop, buying a couple of paperbacks for Ireland, and once to get a burger for lunch, otherwise I stayed on the Prom. I even missed Eric Morecambe!

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Oyster Catcher.

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Small pool.

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Herons.

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The newly refurbished Midland Hotel.

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I stopped for coffee in the Rotunda Cafe.

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The stone terns on the Stone Jetty.

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View back to the Midland Hotel.

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View back to the Battery.

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From here I headed inland to Brendan`s Mums, and then we all went down to St Peter's Church at Heysham ...11th century.

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Tom surveying the view from the graveyard

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Brendan`s Mum sitting on the steps

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Then we went down to the ruins of St. Patrick's Church...8th Century.

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Tom in the stone graves. Promenade on the right.

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Brendan and Alice, Tom still dead! The guy on the left is not looking too good either!

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Heysham Village.

A good walk for a warm, non-windy day.

 

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