Birliv one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Birkenhead and Liverpool.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Birkenhead and Liverpool.

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Is this route good enough? -  No (1) Maybe (1)

Problems reported -  Access (2)

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Grid Ref SJ3221088473
Lat / Lon 53.38874° / -3.02076°
Easting / Northing 332,210E / 388,473N
Grid Ref SJ3502190540
Lat / Lon 53.40767° / -2.97892°
Easting / Northing 335,021E / 390,540N

Birliv One's land is

Estuary 28.1%
Urban 71.9%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018


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25 Jun 2021 Summer

Route is only possible using the ferry service, so timing is essential (commuter service on morning or evening is more economic). The route in Liverpool makes perfect sense, but the Birkenhead end is untenable due to private pavements for offices and unpaved roads to the tunnel. I'll submit an alternative route.

Any excuse to use the ferry, though!.


30 Apr 2021 Spring

The problem here is it is not possible to walk through the Mersey tunnel so there is no direct walk across the river here. There are good transport links (bus, train, ferry) from Birkenhead to Liverpool but a walk would be much slower and have to go around the river. Hoping to develop a good route for this to submit!.

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