Formby – Squirrel Nutkin Spotting

On Saturday we decided to take the dogs somewhere we could let them off the leads and let them have a big run.  Rocky loves the seaside, getting his paws wet and splashing about in the surf whereas Pebble prefers mooching and sniffing around, so we chose to visit the National Trust site at Formby.  That way we could take in a woodland walk and stroll down the beach at one location, and maybe spot a red squirrel in the process.

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The Power of the Jelly Baby – A Walk Up Shutlingsloe

Last Sunday saw our first chance to get out for a walk this year and so, having walked up Rivington Pike with Rowan last year, we decided to take a stroll up Shutlingsloe near Macclesfield Forest. With rain forecast for around three o’clock, we made sure we packed waterproofs along with our picnic lunch, but even walking at little legs pace, we expected to be back from our just over three mile adventure before the rain.

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