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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 14th April, 2011)

Dean Wood Stream

Dean Wood Stream
Waterfall in Dean Wood.

Photo: Dan Highton  (Canon EOS 500D)
Views: 4,198

Comment by: Gerald pilkington Canada on 14th April 2011 at 00:58

been there lots of times, used to ride trials bike many years ago. i hope the young kids enjoy it to

Comment by: David Fairclough on 14th April 2011 at 01:08

Nice photo. Spent many a day playing in those woods as kid a long time a go.

Comment by: Mavis Higham (nee Gee) on 14th April 2011 at 12:47

Dan many thanks for this photo. It brings back childhood memories for me too although I can't place this waterfall. Is it upstream of the old stepping stones or nearer to Gathurst end? The bluebells will be in flower beneath those trees in the next couple of weeks. I think its time to revisit Dean Wood.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee mcGovern on 14th April 2011 at 13:22

Very pretty...greenery, trees..sunshine and water...what more do you need.

Comment by: Linda on 14th April 2011 at 14:11

Mavis, the bluebells in Dean Wood have started to flower already, not quite en-masse, but early due to the lovely weather last week. I think the waterfall is more or less mid-woods, maybe more towards Spencers Lane (Abbey Lakes) end.
Dan, lovely photo as usual. I bet you enjoyed the lovely walk through the woods to capture this photo?

Comment by: Margaret on 14th April 2011 at 18:54

Lovely photo - has the wooden walkway been repaired?

Comment by: Dan on 15th April 2011 at 13:03

Thanks for comments - the wood walkway is good in parts but as at last weekend, there is still a LOT of muddy parts all the way from the canal end of the wood up to Gathurst / Orrell

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