Adrian Morris's Walks near home Posts

There were once many coal mines where I live. They are now all closed and most of the sites have been turned into beautiful wildlife areas.

It was a rare sunny day so I decided to walk through the woods to Crooke, which is a small village of 120 inhabitants near where I live. It was probably given…

"Top Lock", as the name suggests, stands at the top of a large flight of locks on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal to the north-west of Wigan. From there the canal…

Gathurst, as can be deduced from the name, is an old settlement. The name is Old English and probably means “wood where goats are kept”. Hyrst = wood. These are…

It was a hot sunny afternoon so I went for a walk. This broom plant is usually found in gardens, but this one was growing in a hedge. Dandelions have now…

It was a warm, slightly misty late summer afternoon when I took my camera for a walk. I was quite pleased with the photographs I took although the flowers were…
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