Stadiums, Park and Cemetery 17/03/2024

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Eighteen Strollers took the train to Kirkdale and walked through the streets to Goodison Road. Brian told us of the history of the church of St Luke the Evangelist and its back garden – now occupied by Goodison Park Stadium. He said it was rumoured that the vicar had to be an Evertonian. As we stood, a vicar entered Continue reading

Liverpool Statues and Monuments Walk

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Today’s walk was a tour to hear the history and origins of a number of Liverpool’s statues, monuments and artwork, and the hidden details in some of them. We started at Lime Street Station where we had a “Chance Meeting” with Ken Dodd and Bessie Braddock, before learning of Simon Faithfull’s “Liverpool to Liverpool” journey Continue reading

Murder Mystery Walk 15/10/23

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Ten strollers took the train from Maghull to Chester (with new trains on both legs!) for a Murder Mystery Walk. Once in Chester we made our way to the ruins of the Church of St John the Baptist – the former Cathedral of Chester dating back to Roman times. Here, we were informed that a body had been found with foul play suspected! We were Continue reading

Aughton to Maghull 20/08/2023

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Thirteen strollers and an on loan dog – Chilli – met at Maghull North Station for the short ride to Town Green. We crossed the line and followed Middlewood Road south until we reached a footpath through fields. The path eventually veered back towards the railway line before emerging on to Mickering Lane. After a short stretch, the lane Continue reading

Hale Village 16/07/2023

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With strong winds and possible heavy showers in the weather forecast, today’s walk from Hale Village to the bank of the Mersey had ominous overtones to it. Undaunted, eleven of us set off from Maghull to meet another five at Hale. The Maghull contingent took the train to Cressington via Liverpool Central and then the 82A bus Continue reading

Four Parks Walk in April

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Four Parks Walk 26/03/2023

On a cool but sunny morning, nineteen strollers met at Aigburth Station and walked down Mersey Road to Otterspool prom. On the way, an entrance to River Oaks Meadow advertised a clean up of the estate which had taken place the previous day. If not for this poster we may have passed by unaware of the Continue reading