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Guided Walks and Events

Richie the Ranger

Guided Walks & Events

March 2020

 

Tuesday 3rd March 1.00 pm

March Into Spring

Join us at this award-winning park for a gentle walk that’s discovers certain signs that tell us Spring is on its way Meet outside the Mansion House at Calderstones Park. £ 2.50 per person

Thursday 5th March 1.00pm

Tales of Hale Village

An event that discovers this beautiful village. Take a gentle walk and learn of its features, history and of course the amazing tale of Hale’s very own giant, the Childe of Hale. (Easy) Meet at the War Memorial, Hale Road, Hale £2.50 per person

Tuesday 10th March 1.00 pm

Woolton Village History Walk

A step back in time to discover the fascinating history and heritage of this award-winning village. Experience the beautiful architecture and discover some of its bygone characters

Meet corner of Woolton St and High St ( near to the village cross) £2.50 per person

Thursday 12th March 1.00pm

A Waterloo Wander

Join us for this walk as we wander around the crescents, parades and Merchants palaces in an area of rarely discovered regency heritage. (A fair amount of walking, some steps) Meet opposite the Railway Station, South Road, Waterloo £2.50 pp

Tuesday 17th March 12.00 noon

Bebington Village, History and Curiosities 12.00

An opportunity to explore the history and features of this old Wirral settlement. Lots of beautiful buildings and fascinating curiosities Meet outside St Andrews Church, Church Road, Wirral CH63 3EX. £ 2.50 per person Please note 12,00 noon

Thursday 19th March 1.00 pm

Runcorn Olde Town Historical Tour

A walk that discovers the history, features and development of the intriguing Runcorn Old Town

(Involves a fair amount of walking)

Meet at All Saints Church

Church St, Runcorn WA7 1LD, £2.50 per person

 

Tuesday 24th March 1.00 pm

Memories of London Road and Brownlow Hill

An exclusive walk that discover olden days of London Road. Discover bygone shops, banks, landmarks of London Road. Next, we detour to “The Bullring,” an architectural masterpiece We then visit the stunning Waterhouse designed buildings of Liverpool University, learning of the University’s rich history and heritage. The afternoon finishes with a visit to the Victoria Gallery and Museum where a weird and fascinating world awaits

Allow at least two hours for this event. This is BOOKING ONLY and is limited to TEN places. Cost is £4.00 per person

Thursday 26th March 1.00pm

The Lost Village of Wallasey

A walk that discover the former ancient Liscard Vale Village with beautiful cottages, smugglers tales and a fascinating History. We also visit Vale Park and discover the amazing sculptures on the Fairy trail. Gentle walk, but some steep steps.

Meet at the Roundabout, Tower Prom/Egerton St

(Near to the site of the old New Brighton Tower)

£ 2.50 per person

Saturday 28th March 1.00pm

Tales from Toxteth Cemetry

All are welcome for this fascinating tour of this Victorian cemetery. Discover the history of this burial ground and learn the tales of its famous and infamous interns. Meet Main Gate, Smithdown Road

£2.50 per person

Tuesday 31st March 1.00 pm

Tales From an Ancient Cemetery

Join us as we venture into the depths of this ancient cemetery as we hear tales of facts, myths and legends associated with this old burial ground. Hear the tragic tale of Little Grace, the macabre story of the Old Widow Woman and we also have the opportunity to visit Liverpool’s oldest and first public open space. Meet outside main door to Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. £ 2.50 per person

If you require a speaker for your group, wish to arrange a guided walk, to be placed on m other information - Ring 07850 239 411 or email: email contact list or for any

 

 

Thursday 20th February  1.00pm

Stanley Park, History & Features

An opportunity to explore this beautifully refurbished Victorian Park and learn of its history and features.  An event which discovers the parks beautiful sandstone terrace, its enchanting bridges and the magnificent Gladstone conservatory.  (Gentle walk, some steps)

Meet corner of Priory Road/Walton Lane

£2.50 per person

Saturday 22nd February 1.00pm

Queens,Castles and Flags

A  fascinating , city centre walk that discovers the history, architecture and features of Derby Square, Castle St, Liverpool Town Hall and Exchange Flags ( Easy)

BOOKING ONLY. To book email

£ 2.50 per person

 

Tuesday 25th February  12.00 noon

The Beautiful Village of Christleton

We travel further afield to discover one of the prettiest villages in Cheshire, the beautiful Village of Christleton 

( “Christ’s Little Town” ) We discover the historic houses, the beautiful church and a delightful stroll along a section of the Shropshire Union Canal……..Bliss.

Meet at The Duck Pond, Little Heath, Christleton, Chester CH3 7AN    £ 2.50 per person

Thursday 27th February 1,00pm

Port Sunlight

Always a great place to visit this fascinating walk that explores this delightful village looking at its history, heritage, amazing architecture and its beautiful monuments that words along cannot describe.  After the walk you may wish to take the opportunity to visit the Lady Lever Art Gallery and Cafe. Meet Port Sunlight Railway Station. £2.50 per person

 

Richie the Ranger

Guided Walks & Events

January 2020

 

 Thursday 2nd January 1.00 pm

New Year Ramble

An opportunity to shake off those cobwebs as we go on a historical ramble through Sefton Park. This hour and a half walk discovers the fascinating history and features of this beautiful Victorian Park. Meet at the Lake Car Park, Opp Aigburth Vale Entrance into Sefton Park.  £ 2.50 per person

Tuesday 7th January 1.00pm

Saints, Sinners and Holy Places

A city centre walk that discovers the history of St Georges Hall (Saints) Lime Street (Sinners) and the beautiful St John’s Gardens (Holy Places)

A fascinating insight into this historic quarter

(Easy, some Steps) Meet between the two lions, St Georges Hall Plateau, Lime Street

£2.50 per person

Thursday 9th January 1.00pm

Oxton Village History & Heritage Part 1

Join us as we explore this beautiful village to discover its fascinating history, architecture and buildings and its quirky tales Meet St Saviours Church junction of Talbot Road and Gerald Road, Prenton. £2.50 per person (Part Two next month)

Next Walk Monday 20th January Due to Holidays

Monday January 1.00pm

A Historical Discovery of The Liverpool Medical Institute

 Only limited places for this exclusive escorted tour of the Liverpool Medical Institute. Discover the fascinating story of this world leading Institute.

Allow two hours for this event. Booking only. Limited to 15 spaces.

£4.00 per person includes afternoon tea and refreshments

Tuesday 21st January 1.00 pm

Dingle Delights & The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth

Join us as we discover parts of this fascinating area. We will also have the opportunity to visit to the Ancient Chapel of Toxteth and the fabulous ornate, Turner Home. Meet outside Macdonalds on Aigburth Road.

 £ 2.50 per person

Thursday 23rd January 12.00 noon

Medieval Chester, Ghosts, Mysteries & History’s

A fascinating tour of the city, ideal for a chilly winters day, which discovers tales of ghosts, mystery and history of this ancient city.

Booking only. Limited to only ten.

Please take note: Only for the energetic walker as there are a lot of steep steps and a fair amount of walking.

Cost of tour is £ 4.00 per person

Saturday 25th January 1.00 pm

The Story Behind the Streets

A historical journey back in time to discover the original Seven Steerts of Olde Liverpool and their amazing tales. Booking only Places Limited.

To book email

Tuesday 28th January 1.00pm

St Michaels Hamlet & the Cast Iron Shore

This delightful hamlet was built in 1815 by Iron founder John Cragg. This walk discovers the history of the area, from ancient monks to modern day, the original cast iron houses, the beautiful cast iron church and we unfurl the true origin of the cast iron shore. Meet at St Michaels Railway station, St Michaels Road L17 7BJ £2.50 per person

Thursday 30th January 7.00pm

In the bleak Mid-Winter

Put on your warmest clothing, scarf, gloves and a hat. Bring a torch and brave the cold, bleak winter weather for a walk with a difference as we visit Sefton Park on a dark, wintery night. We will experience the dark tranquillity of the lake, the nocturnal sounds of the wildlife, the magical beauty of the Palm House by torchlight and we may even see the Ghost of Sefton Park (who knows) Meet at Lake Car Park. Opp Aigburth Road entrance to the Park L17 4JE Warming refreshments available at The Sefton Park Hotel    £ 2.50 per person

If you require a speaker for your group, wish to arrange a guided walk, to be placed on my email contact list or for any other information

Ring 07850 239 411 or email:

Thursday 19th December 1.00pm

In Search of Liverpool Icons ( & Santa ??? )

A city centre walk that discovers some of our iconic landmarks, learning their history and involvement in Liverpool Life. In addition, we finish with a visit to

Blacklers GIANT Santa before his busy night Meet outside the Adelphi Hotel,

 £2.50 per person

Friday 20th December 1,00pm

The History of Our Christmas Traditions

A festive walk that discovers the origins of our Christmas traditions. Who pulled the first Christmas Cracker, who sent the first Christmas card, why do we eat mince pies at Christmas…. These and a lot more traditions will be explored on this delightful walk.

Meet Mansion House, Calderstones Park

£2.50 per person

 

 

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