How far would you walk for a bag of fish & chips?

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Another fine October day for a walk far out to meet the sea.  We follow the receding tide, leave St Annes Pier and the sandunes behind and join the promenade at Starr Gate.

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Not far to go now

We’re ravenous.

Harrowside Chippy has a bit of a reputation round these parts. Is it open at lunch time?

Up and over Harrowside Bridge a man hurries past clutching a white plastic carrier bag with a big blue fish on it. An unmistakeable aroma wafts in the air.

Yum! Sitting on a bench at the seaside tucking into freshly fried cod and chips with lashings of salt and vinegar. These are truly exceptional fish and chips.

Replete, the return journey is a bit of a plod.  But F&C companion manages to burn off a few calories.

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Look out Blackpool!

Later I ask a friend how far he’d walk to get fish and chips.
“I wouldn’t walk, ever! I’d drive.”

We walked a good 3-plus miles to relish freshly cooked fish and chips. Not only did we earn our just rewards we also had a fabulous walk that offered so much.

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Mechanical swan lake

Harrowside Chippy is now a designated trekking destination with a fish and chip mission on the cards.

 

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