NorthofthetyneCam March 2010

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March 2010

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Castles and Walks in Northumberland

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Hexham - The Sele

Northumberland's Castles

A Welsh Castle
Newport (Pembs)
The Abbey, is the Priory and Parish Church of St. Andrew, Hexham, Northumberland

There has been a church on this site for over 1300 years since Queen Etheldreda made a grant of lands to Wilfrid, Bishop of York c.674. Hexham, Northumberland
Of Wilfrid’s Benedictine abbey, the Saxon crypt and apse still remain. In Norman times Wilfrid’s abbey was replaced by an Augustinian priory: the church you see today is mainly that building of about 1170-1250, Hexham, Northumberland

notes from the Hexham Abbey Website

The Abbey seen from the Park , Northumberland
Hexham House the headquarters of Tynedale District Council, seen across the bowling green Hexham, Northumberland
In the grounds of Hexham House, Hexham, Northumberland
The Seal plaque on the Gatepost of the south gates of the park area that is called "The Sele," Hexham, Northumberland

The south gates to "The Sele" park area. Hexham, Northumberland
The Water fountain in the Sele park, Hexham, Northumberland
A very original co-operation, between art and science, these posts are a debris catcher protecting the town in the "Sele (Seal) Well" area, one of a number of projects on this stretch of the Cockshaw Burn, Hexham, Northumberland
Steve Hyslop's debris catcher installed by the Environment Agency as part of the town's flood defences, Hexham, Northumberland View the information on this PDF
The old Bandstand in the Park, Hexham, Northumberland
Seahouses Harbour
An early visit to Seahouses before the tourists arrive, Northumberland

The boats that take the visitors out to the Farnes to see the seals and puffins are getting their pre-season scrape, Seahouses, Northumberland
Its refurbishment time at Seahouses, Northumberland
It seems that all the boats are getting their fresh coats of paint , Northumberland
A nice job done on the undercoating, Seahouses, Northumberland
A bit more work to be done on the Daniel R, Seahouses, Northumberland
Junior is taking a bath, Seahouses, Northumberland
Northumberland is England's Secret !

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2010
Wideopen(Snow) Trip on the Metro to Tynemouth
Rennington Village, Rock Village.
Cockle Park, Kirkharle.
Crag Lough, Holywell Dene.
The Coquet, Rothbury: South Beach, Blyth
Hoppings - Newcastle Town Moor : Hadrian's Wall - Housesteads Fort
Old Swarland : Planetrees
Bamburgh: Heddon Hall.
Military Road near Harlow Hill : Alnmouth Village - River Aln
Hexham Abbey - The Seal, Seahouses.
Felton, Guyzance, Heddon on the Wall.
Best of 2009, Town Moor snow, Newbiggin.