Bill's Castle Pictures - North of the Tyne


Digital Photoraphy by Norman Mackillop

January 2011

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Castles and Walks in Northumberland

A pick of my 2010 pics
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Northumberland's Castles

A Welsh Castle
Newport (Pembs)
January 2010 At the top of Barrack Road near Cowgate. Newcastle upon Tyne.
March 2010, Boats out of the water for refurbishment, Seahouses, Northumberland
April 2010,A country lane north of the Military Road, near Harlow Hill, Northumberland
May 2010. Bamburgh Castle, magnificent in the late afternoon sunlight, Northumberland
June 2010. A Walker on the Hadrian's Wall Path at Planetrees admiring the view over the NorthTyne Valley. Northumberland.
July 2010, The most traditional of the hundreds of rides at the Hoppin's, on the Moor. Newcastle upon Tyne
July (2) 2010, Foxgloves beside a stretch of Hadrian's Wall near Housesteads, Northumberland
August 2010, The River Coquet looking to the Simonside Hills, near Rothbury, Northumberland
November 2010, A beech glowing in the late autumn sun at Rock Village.. Northumberland
December 2010, The return of the white stuff! Sandy Lane, North Gosforth, North Tyneside
Scots Gap and Rothley Crags
The stock yard at Scots Gap, Northumberland.

The Rothbury road north out of Scots Gap, Northumberland.
Some hedge tidying, Scots Gap, Northumberland.
"Codger Fort" built by Sir Walter Blackett as a folly high above the road between Rothbury and Scots Gap, Northumberland.
These simulated ruins sit high above the road between Rothbury and Scots Gap, Northumberland.
Codger Fort on Rothley Crags high above the road between Rothbury and Scots Gap, Northumberland.
Looking down from the Fort to a farm vehicle on the road between Rothbury and Scots Gap, Northumberland.
Embleton - Dunstanburgh
On the Dunes between Embleton and Dunstanburgh, Northumberland.

Looking south to Dunstanburgh Castle from the coastal path, Embleton, Northumberland.
Looking north towards Newton and in the very far distance Beadnell. This folded lava outcrop is called Greymare Rock. This area is called Dunstanhead Links, Northumberland.
The Lilburn Tower probably built about 1325, stands high above the coastal path, Dunstanburgh Castle Northumberland.
Below the Castle to the north a substantial lake has formed, January 2011, Northumberland.
Dunstanburgh Castle from the north with the normally grassed area turned into a lake following the snows of winter, Northumberland.
This beautiful Harley Davison and its classic Royal Enfield companion were outside the "Jolly Fisherman" in Craster, Northumberland.
Northumberland is England's Secret !

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Berwick upon Tweed Bridges & Walls. Out and about (archive)
Kielder water, North Tyne Valley and Falstone Village
Kirkwhelpington, Sweethope Loughs. Northumberlandia (Sculpture)
Plessey Woods-River Blyth, A few days on the Isle of man.
Out and about, International Kite festival Whitley Bay Links
Shaftoe Crags, poppies nr Corbridge. A Trip down the Tyne.
Budle Bay, Bamburgh Castle, South Northumberland
Gosforth. Hartley Bay,
Lucker Village, Seahouses, Hadrian's Wall at Walltown
Cambo Village, Warenford Village
Fontburn Reservoir, Cresswell - Druridge Bay
Best of 2010, Scots Gap and Rothley crags