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04-04-2015, 19:12
Spent a bit of time with the family today so thought we'd go for a ride to Spurn Point on the East Coast as it's not too far away, the weather forecast was good and we fancied a nice bit of fresh air. For those who don't know, it's a nature reserve on the peninsula at the mouth of the River Humber and 'has' a track type road with sand dunes on either side. You 'can' drive along the road for 3 miles or so to the end where the new and old light houses are, along with RNLI rescue station. The last time I went was back in June 2010 in my Westfield. The chap on the gate at the time said I wouldn't get down to the end as the road was uneven but with a bit of 2 wheels on the banking type driving, I got down fairly easily and took a few nice snaps. I had heard that the road had been washed away a while back so I thought we'd best take the 4x4 today in case the road was a bit patchy......I wasn't expecting it to have gone completely! :eek: Jeez....there's no holding mother nature back. A lovely day but I doubt I'll ever get to repeat the Westfield pictures with the Stratos!

June 2010
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Today's visit.....no chance of getting the car down to the light houses now!

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Is this the most pointless sign ever? :confused: :p

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][\/][ajor
04-04-2015, 19:27
How the road used to look.

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goldtop
05-04-2015, 18:02
Wow. Her Majesty is quite happy to admit defeat and surrender large bits of Eastern England to the elements. Not long until Ely becomes an island again (cue: "I remember when it was all fields round here")

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