Some years back Sefton Council’s then Technical Services Traffic Services Unit produced, in conjunction with The Countryside Commission, a quite beautiful set of walking booklets* which are pieces of artwork in their own right.
I blogged about another of the walks (No.7 in the series – The Maghull Trail) not so long ago – here’s a link to it:-
But back to the Rimrose Valley, which I cycle through regularly. The threat is of course a new road to the Port of Liverpool that Highways England says it is going to build down through the County Park despite almost total opposition across the community and political spectrum locally to the project. But this posting is not another of my rants against the ruining of this lovely countryside oasis but a celebration of this green lung in the densely populated southern part of Sefton Borough.
Here’s the cover of the walking booklet:-
And two pages which to me are a lovely tribute to Rimrose Valley Country Park:-
The Rimrose Valley Friends are a volunteer group who promote the Valley and who lead the campaigning against the new road, here’s a link to their work:-
Click on the map and the scanned pages of the walking booklet to enlarge them for reading.
* Sadly the booklets are out of print now