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A walk around Llanymynech Lime Works Heritage Area


For several weeks now I have not been feeling well. I had ‘flu which took me off my feet for 2 weeks and then for the past 2 weeks I have just been ’under the weather’. I guess that’s what ‘flu does to you! I have been working, but not today, and as for once the sun is shining I took my dog and my camera out for a walk. We went to the next village to us, 3 miles away. We were there for nearly 3 hours, and I feel so much better for it! Ben? He’s flat out asleep in the sunny porch!

A Tally house, where Tallymen recorded the number of trucks carrying limestone.

Walking on….

Some of the wild flowers we saw

The Lime Kiln itself

Inside the kiln. It is very dark in here, and I find it a bit spooky! I took this from one of the entrances, not wishing to venture in!

It had a short life as a working kiln and because of this it is the only lime burning Hoffmann Kiln in the UK with it’s chimney still intact.

Walking on…

Another Tally House

More wild flowers

Bluebell woods



Baby Oak


Before leaving, we explored through this gate

Where we came upon this buttercup meadow

Found a bench and stopped for a rest

“I enjoyed that!”

All of this is right by the canal

But that’s a walk for another day!

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Oh i enjoyed that too Ben! what lovely photos, thanks for that pottygardener, brightened up my day!

12 May, 2009


Thank you Sewing, glad you enjoyed it.

12 May, 2009


I love places like that. And you had some wonderful photos. Very enjoyable. I'll look at it again :o)

12 May, 2009


I enjoyed your walk! It looks very pretty, and all the wild flowers are stunning. Thank you

12 May, 2009


Oh PP , can I come next time .. please ... my hubby has rushed off to find the map to see if this is the same area where we watched people absailing from a bridge beside a stream when we were walking with our son and family one day ..
It,s such a beautiful walk , I would want to do it every day :o)

I,m sorry to hear that you are still not A1 and hope that you will soon be fully recovered :o) x

12 May, 2009


My kind of enjoyment too,I love days out wandering and investigating places,great photo,s and blog ,thanks for sharing..........

12 May, 2009


What a lovely walk PG....I wish I was there. Such beautiful photos and what a lot of wildflowers.

13 May, 2009


that was beautiful, the pictures made it feel like I was there too, spooky place , I couldnt of gone in either

x x x

13 May, 2009


Thanks for the walk glad it made you feel a bit better.

13 May, 2009


What a beautiful place to visit, so many interesting things to see. Just my sort of place! Lovely photos, nice to see all the different wild flowers. Thanks for this, glad it made you feel better.

13 May, 2009


What a fascinating place, our old working heritage fascinates me. Thoroughly enjoyed our walk past all our wild flowers. No wonder Ben's nackered.

13 May, 2009


I am sorry for not getting back here commitments!
Thank you so much everyone for your kind comments. I am glad you all enjoyed the walk. A lot of work has been done to open up the area and fully expose the remains of the buildings.

Hywel ~ you are welcome on this walk anytime. :)

Amy ~ There is another walk here in an area called Llanymynech Rocks, they do rock climb/abseil there but there is not a bridge and stream.Thank you for your get well wishes, I do feel loads better now thank you.

14 May, 2009


A lovely walk you are so lucky,
I see what you mean about the bluebell woods.

18 May, 2009


That looks a lovely walk - even the daisys looked good. Makes you want to take the day off work and go exploring. Hope you're feeling better now.

19 May, 2009


Thank you Evy, I do feel better. Glad you enjoyed the walk.

19 May, 2009


That was really lovely - thanks for the 'walk' - I felt quite exhausted by the end of it. What a lot to see on the way. The lime kilns were fascinating.
Hope your health is continuing to improve.

8 Jun, 2009


LOL Elke....sit down, put your feet up and have a cup of tea! Pleased you enjoyed it though.

9 Jun, 2009


Fabulous blog. Well done !
Difficult to pick a favourite photo, but I'll choose the buttercup meadow.
Ben obviously had a wonderful time. :o)

26 Jun, 2009


Glad you enjoyed your virtual walk TT. :o))

26 Jun, 2009


Yes, thank you :o)

26 Jun, 2009

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