Category Archives: Travel

Lancashire Mining Museum, Astley Green

A trip to Astley Green on Saturday 24th November, fortunately a nice day.   Astley Green is a village near Leigh just off the A580, a major road.  The mine was closed in 1970 after some 60 years of work.  The … Continue reading

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Blackpool Illuminated Tram Parade 2018

Plenty of lights with the Blackpool Illuminations and the Illuminated Tram Display.   The old illuminated trams are operated by Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours and include the Western Train, The Fisherman’s Friend Trawler, The Frigate: HMS Blackpool.  Making up the line … Continue reading

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Very Enjoyable Lake Windermere Boat trip

After a fabulous stretch of weather in May and early June it seems to be turning.   On Tuesday 12th June we decided to take a ‘green’ route boat trip on Windermere.  This takes about 45 minutes going from Ambleside to … Continue reading

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Kendal’s Art, Museum, Church

A visit to Kendal in April 2018 specially to go to the Abbot Hall Art Gallery on the way to the Lake District.   The gallery is displaying a Monet which is on loan from the National Gallery of Scotland until … Continue reading

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