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Scotland & Northumberland

Another look around Edinburgh, the borders at Hadrian's Wall & Northumberland

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Nimrod

106. Fishing boat 'Nimrod'

Longstone lighthouse 1

107. Longstone Lighthouse, Farne Islands from Seahouses

Seahouses own Website

 

Bamburgh ......

Bamburgh castle 1

108. Bamburgh Castle

Approaching Bamburgh from the South on the B1340 Links Road

Bamburgh castle 2

109. Bamburgh Castle from the beach

Beach casting

110. A spot of fishing

Bamburgh castle 3

111. Bamburgh Castle ramparts

Bamburgh Castle Leaflet

112. A formidable fortress Bamburgh Castle dates from 420AD

Longstone lighthouse 2

113. Longstone Lighthouse from Bamburgh Castle

St aidan's church

114. St Aidan's Parish Church, Bamburgh

Grace darling memorial 1

115. Memorial to Grace Darling inside St Aiden's Church

In 1838 the 400 ton 'Forfarshire' struck rocks on the Farne Islands breaking her back

Longstone Lighthouse keeper William set off with his daughter Grace at the height of a severe Northerly storm to rescue survivors

Their heroism played a large part improving rescue facilities of the Royal National Life Boat Institution around Britain

Grace darling memorial 2

116. Grace Darling Memorial

Longstone lighthouse 3 Grace Darling Museum Leaflet Longstone Lighthouse Tours Leaflet

Also see Grace Darling Seahouses RNLI

 

Cresswell ......

Cresswell sign

120. Artistic sign above Cresswell dunes car park

Cresswell village

121. Cresswell Village

Summer destination for many at Golden Sands or Creswell Tower Holiday Parks

Cresswell tower

122. Cresswell Tower

Medieval Cresswell Village takes its name from a wealthy 'Cresswell' family the Tower is all that remains of their 14th Century home

Cresswell's history is at Keys to the Past

Cresswell sea defences

123. Cresswell sea defences

Cresswell towards Farne island lighthouse

124. Cresswell view towards Farne Island Lighthouse

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