Urban Nature at the River Park

Walks, England, Merseyside, Wirral

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  • This unlikely walking spot might not look like much from the bottom of the hill, but there are views and nature ahead of you.

    Step 1: This unlikely walking spot might not look like much from the bottom of the hill, but there are views and nature ahead of you.

  • Start by heading up the zig zag path, taking you steadily up the mound.

    Step 2: Start by heading up the zig zag path, taking you steadily up the mound.

  • You will be zig zagging for a while, so I recommend you take your time to enjoy the plants and nature around you (and the dogs out walking!)

    Step 3: You will be zig zagging for a while, so I recommend you take your time to enjoy the plants and nature around you (and the dogs out walking!)

  • Here, Teasels are in abundance! These spiny plants are thought to be partially carnivorous as they produce more seeds if they “eat” bugs.

    Step 4: Here, Teasels are in abundance! These spiny plants are thought to be partially carnivorous as they produce more seeds if they “eat” bugs.

  • To the right of you, there is the remains of coastal industry in the form of old warehouses and factory buildings. Beautiful in its own way.

    Step 5: To the right of you, there is the remains of coastal industry in the form of old warehouses and factory buildings. Beautiful in its own way.

  • Soon you reach the top of the hill and the Mersey is in view, along with a glimpse of the Liverpool city skyline.

    Step 6: Soon you reach the top of the hill and the Mersey is in view, along with a glimpse of the Liverpool city skyline.

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