|Name of walk||Walney Island North End Post Storm Walk|
|Date of walk||2014-02-07|
As it was a surprisingly superb afternoon (no rain or gales ), I took a walk around the north end of Walney Island starting from home to have a look at any storm damage. Barrovians don’t need to waste their dosh going to the Caribbean and such like. Walney Island has it all! Well….apart from the temperature!
I started on the beach, then when I ran out of sand and there was too much pebble for comfortable walking, I hit the dunes.
I walked through the dunes.
Dune erosion as a result of the recent storms. I didn't discover any 800,000 year old hominid footprints here.
Then back to the beach. No one else is here, I have it all to myself.....a bit too chilly for the naturists today! But great light this afternoon.
Heading for the northern tip and the view across to the Black Huts.
Plenty of wildlife to watch. Oyster Catcher colonies.
The north tip view to the Black Huts.
Black Huts in close-up.
I head off around to the other side of the Island and head for home.
Anyone lost a dingy in the storms?
The dunes have now been pushed back several metres from the fence line.
The walk is about 6 miles, and took three and a half hours…..but very easy.