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Sunday morning walk.Again!

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Weather just perfect for our walk today, crisp,sunny and dry!
On our way the Forest of Dean railway was running picking up passengers at Lydney and continuing to Parkend.Actually there were 2 engines.
The signal box was relocated from Heysham Harbour in 1996…moved in its entire original construction.

We continued on to the lake….the water was crystal clear with deep reflections.

The following 2 photos show the river Lyd which feeds the lake

Couldn’t leave before taking some photos of 1 of my favourite trees…
The majestic Silver Birch..

Called into Hanley’s farm shop for a coffee (we did indulge in a very large piece of chocolate cake which we shared!)Rounded off the morning just right.

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Hello Meadowland and a lovely trip for a Sunday Morning - love the Forest of Dean we stayed in Lydney a few years back and walked in the Forest it was autumn and the leaves were turning - beautiful -Jane

15 Oct, 2023

 

It is so magical in the Autumn...we often choose to walk there then to enjoy the leaf colours.

15 Oct, 2023

 

Lovely photos Julia. We lived in Rodley when OH worked in Mitcheldean in the middle of the forest, 1973 to 1979 but I don’t remember seeing a railway!

15 Oct, 2023

 

The original Forest railway which stopped at Cinderford opened in 1813 but sadly closed in1977,Sheila. I do remember you saying about living in Rodley...we pass the signpost on our way to Cheltenham via Westbury on Severn.

15 Oct, 2023

 

You had a nice walk in lovely weather. It was interesting to see the trains :)

16 Oct, 2023

 

Thanks for sharing Julia, it looks a lovely walk for you. Have the leaves already fallen where you are. I was expecting the silver birch still to be in leaf. Things are staying put so far where I am..

17 Oct, 2023

 

Interesting blog. Lovely photos. Thank you for sharing your walk with us.

18 Oct, 2023

 

Thank you Hywel, Janey and FF.My silver Birch is still heavy with leaf but the one at the lake,7 miles away,is almost bare.

18 Oct, 2023

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