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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 22nd April, 2013)


The gentle flow of water over the first waterfall from the outlet of Aspull Sough that feeds the Yellow Brook in Haigh Plantations.

Photo: Harry Cunliffe  (Panasonic DMC-FZ38)
Views: 4,138

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 22nd April 2013 at 04:30

A very welcome change, Harry, from the recent photo`s.
Reminded me of the babbling brook song. See:-

Comment by: Fred Cunliffe on 22nd April 2013 at 06:04

Great shot of an industrial achievement in a beautiful natural setting!

Comment by: Kath Pressey on 22nd April 2013 at 06:39

i've never seen that. the steps must be man made.very pretty.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 22nd April 2013 at 07:19

Lovely Harry!! I can almost hear it, another one for my album....cheers!!!

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 22nd April 2013 at 10:47

Water falling step by step
Bounce and flounce; drip and flip

Dance and rush with joy and glee
Swirl and whirl; slide and crash

From a distance just seems a trickle
Then onward flow..

Dribble, dribble

Comment by: irene roberts on 22nd April 2013 at 10:58

The best things in life are the things you can't buy.

Comment by: Mick on 22nd April 2013 at 12:01

I bet this little Wigan waterfall would look and sound lovely on a video.

Comment by: Brian from Masschusetts on 22nd April 2013 at 14:06

Lovely photo Harry.
Can you please tell me exactly where this is?

Comment by: Harry C. on 22nd April 2013 at 19:11

Thanks all for your comments. Brian from Masschusets, if you know the Alexandra pub in Whelley you cross the road follow the road around what is now Canon Sharples School when you reach the tree line
you will see the stream follow it up about fifty yards and you come to the water fall.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 22nd April 2013 at 21:20

Lovely simple plain photo...thankyou Harry.

Comment by: Liz on 22nd April 2013 at 23:09

Lovely photo, Harry.

Not been up there for a good while.
The waterfall looks more natural now than when it was first built.

It will always be lovingly known in our household as "Grandpa Falls". After my Mum died my late Dad used to come on family walks with us. More often than not he'd have had a nip of brandy before setting out and it wasn't unusual for him to take a tumble.He came a cropper here once.
At least he was relaxed when he fell and came to no harm!
Happy memories. Thankyou.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 23rd April 2013 at 01:10

Go for it Mick!!!!

Comment by: Ellie on 2nd May 2013 at 17:34

nice waterfall looks like steps

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