Barnston, Dale House Camp c.1955

Barnston, Dale House Camp c.1955

Neg. B441017


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This picture gives an impression of a disused military establishment surplus to World War II requirements. Nothing could be further from the truth. Now over a century old, the camp is set in about 15 acres of woodland on the edge of Barnston village; as a registered charity its aim is to provide accommodation and outdoor activities for individuals and organised groups. There are sleeping facilities for 120 people, a cafe, a play area for the very young and access to some of the finest countryside the north west has to offer.

Memories of Barnston

Searching For Relations Dulcie (Waring) Married Gerald Lewis

I am serching for my relations, Dulice Waring, married Gerald Lewis, I know they had a son called Gerald, I think he was an only child. Before Dulcie and Gerald moved to this area they lived in Eastham, Merseyside. I believe the son is still alive, but have no idea of the address ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnston by Valerie Waring

Darts And A Pint

The Fox and Hounds was a great place to meet friends and have a game of darts and a pint or two. I can remember a warm fire on a winters night and a friendly publican. The place had a typical English country pub feel and my mates and I were always made welcome. I worked on the place as a painter in the 60`s, and was always given a free pint with lunch. Pete

A memory of Barnston

Barnston Dale School

I attended here circa 1969/70 for one year. I hated every minute. I lived about 3 miles away and we had to get a bus there every morning.

A memory of Barnston by Beverley Sharp

Happy Days

The building on the right with the telephone box outside was the post office and store run by a lady called Mrs Locker. I used to deliver the Liverpool Echo to the Fox and hounds and most of the houses in the village. I still try and visit the Fox and Hounds at least once a year and it's nice to see that the village hasn't changed at all in the intervening years except for the amount of traffic.

A memory of Barnston by Rob Kaberry
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