On Wednesday, 30 May, the Real Lancashire Boundary Walk began. Philip Walsh set off from Blackpool seafront, beneath Blackpool Tower. He tweeted his start, with the Lancashire County Flag standing on the Comedy Carpet by Victoria Wood’s ‘Let’s Do It!’ (It’s just as well the camera did not draw back to the line about the Woman’s Weekly… Here began a 417-mile walk around the whole Lancashire border.
The first day was the long trudge south along the flat Fylde coast and up the long reach of the Ribble to Preston and down again. Day 2 took him to the next holiday town – Southport – and through to Crosby. The next step, on Friday, is to Lancashire’s mighty port city – Liverpool.
Good luck, Philip. We’re with you all the way.