Category Archives: Lancashire Parks

Hot Toddy: Out and about in Todmorden

There’s a dilemma when it comes to categorising Centre Vale Park in Todmorden. Yorkshire or Lancashire? The county boundary used to run through the middle of Todmorden, it is now officially in West Yorkshire, but with an Oldham postcode. I … Continue reading

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Queens of Clitheroe Castle

There are stunning views from the Norman Keep at Clitheroe and I know because, despite not being fond of heights, I climbed up there this week. Obviously, CJ wanted to climb up the steps to the keep and I don’t … Continue reading

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Putting a spring in our step: Spring Wood, Whalley

“It’s a lovely forecast today, what do you fancy doing?” “I want to go…to a FOREST!” “A forest? Okay, why’s that?” “We might see a wolf! We might find WOLF TREASURE!” “Yes, we might…We probably won’t though.” We settled on … Continue reading

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Hesketh Park, Southport

MAP LOCAL GOV WEBPAGES My parents have been on about visiting Southport for ages and the prospect of a sunny weekend finally persuaded them. Sadly the sun disappeared when we went over to meet up with them last Sunday, but … Continue reading

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Astley Hall, Chorley

MAP LOCAL GOV WEBPAGES The only good thing about being ill in bed last week, was that my lovely Mother in law came round to look after CJ and brought her copy of Lancashire Life for me to look at, … Continue reading

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