hidden europe 4

Salt splashes

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tidal crossings in England from the Scilly Isles to Holy Island

Near the mouth of the River Lune in Lancashire, not a dozen miles south of Morecambe Bay, lies the little village of Sunderland, a few isolated cottages originally built by river pilots who were responsible for guiding vessels up the Lune to the port of Lancaster. Sunderland is reached only by a tiny lane across the saltings from nearby Overton, and frequently finds itself isolated from the outside world at high tide.

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