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    Default Blackberry picking

    I assume this is the best place for this!

    Where's a good place to go blackberry picking in Mersyside - somewhere accessable by the excellent Merseyrail would be useful.

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    I haven't been in ages and I've got lots of apples to use up

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    Actually - just realised the blackberry season is probably over already but still where can I go next year??

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    I used to pick them along the railways (*not recomended) for my nan who used to make them into pie.

    Other than that then Liverpool's parks might have em, Sefton, Calderstones etc...

    I know also along The Wirral Way, there are bushes-a-plenty, its a 12 mile long walk which I used to do often as a kid.

    Not too sure wetehr u would find any in town
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    S******y woods in Crosby has them!
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    Make sure you pick the high up ones
    though.

    I always wondered as a kid why mine were bitter !!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by garstonlad
    Make sure you pick the high up ones
    though.

    I always wondered as a kid why mine were bitter !!!!!


    There's plenty in Crocky Park right now, the West Derby village end, backing on to Meadow Lane.
    Ermine tastes much the same as sackcloth when there's nothing left to eat.

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    This Crocky Park?



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    Nah, Kev... That's Crocky Hall

    Nice Pic though!
    Ermine tastes much the same as sackcloth when there's nothing left to eat.

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    Oh, Its in crocky park though init SM?
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    Yes, Kev. Indeed it is. Sorry if I was a little facetious.
    Ermine tastes much the same as sackcloth when there's nothing left to eat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scousemouse
    Yes, Kev. Indeed it is. Sorry if I was a little facetious.
    Thats ok SM I was in Crocky Hall on Tuesday, one lady told me about the screffs that hang around crocky park, maybe not a good place for Wormella.
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    I promise I'll stay away then, eh? But seriously, if you're there during the daylight hours Croxteth Park is quite busy with people exercising Fido, but of an evening the kids can be a little(?) intimidating. However, after all the rain we've had recently, the park will probably look more like a paddy field.
    Ermine tastes much the same as sackcloth when there's nothing left to eat.

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    That's a lovely clear pic of Croxteth Hall Kev.

    ps,

    they are selling Blackberries in our local fruit shop for 1 (for approx 10 Berries) !!

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    I've got more Crocky Hall Pics: Here
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    Great pics, Kev. I've lived close by for over twenty-odd years and never been inside... sad eh? Did you know you can tour the farm and the walled garden, but you'd have to check the times, I think the garden is only open in the summertime (as you would expect). Don't suppose you met the ghost then?
    Ermine tastes much the same as sackcloth when there's nothing left to eat.

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