Day 073 : Neston – Hoylake

It’s a beautiful sunny day today and it’s market day in Neston where I start todays walk. The market seems to be quite lively and busy.

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From Neston I follow the Wirral Way which is both a footpath and cycleway along the old railway line. The line was the Birkenhead Railway which went from near Ellesmere Port to West Kirby and joined up with another railway line.

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Day 072 : Flint – Neston

Sadly, this is my last day walking in Wales on this trip. I get splendid views across the estuary to the Wirral on the English side of the River Dee.

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From the station in Flint I make my way down to the castle which was built by Edward I. He built a chain of castles around North Wales in his attempt to conquer the country.

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