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June 2012

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The Shields Ferry

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The cross-Tyne Shields Ferry near the mouth of the River Tyne takes 7 minutes to go across to South Shields and the ferry leaves at half hour intervals. North Tyneside
The very impressive and stylish North Shields terminal for the Shields Ferry. 500,000 passengers a year use the Ferry. NorthTyneside
The "Pride of the Tyne" approaching the North Shields Terminal of the Shields Ferry. "The Pride" was built at Swan Hunters shipyard at a cost of £1.5 Million and came into service in 1993. NorthTyneside
The "Pride of the Tyne" preparing to disembark the Passengers ot The Shields Ferry terminal, NorthTyneside
The "Pride of the Tyne" Swinging round to make the trip across to South Shields . NorthTyneside
The "Pride of the Tyne" approaching the South Shields terminal.

Ferry services between North Shields and South Shields have operated since at least 1377, according to documents from the time. River Tyne

The Shields Ferry arriving back from South Shields.

Between 1862 and 1908 paddle steamers from the Tyne General Ferry Company ran a passenger service with 21 stops between Elswick and South Shields. .River Tyne. As late as 1929 there were 11 ferry routes across the Tyne between Newburn and the mouth of the river.

The North Shields Terminal seen from the bow of the Ferry. NorthTyneside
Ogle - Whalton - Dinnington, evening
At the end of the day, back to the farm, near Ogle, South Northumberland
Contrasting field colours near Ogle, South Northumberland
Giant oak trees shadowing the road, near Ogle, South Northumberland
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A field of barley gently swaying in the evening air, near Whalton, South Northumberland
Tractor tracks through the Barley, near Whalton, South Northumberland
Field corner, near Bolam, South Northumberland
Farm track near Bolam, South Northumberland
Low evening sunlight and shadows, near Bolam, South Northumberland
Apple blossom, near Seaton Burn, North Tyneside
On the path between Seaton Burn and Dinnington, evening. North Tyneside
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Cambois Beach, Edlingham Castle/Church, Hill Heads, Bolton Village
Blawearie- Bewick Hill, Cambois River Wansbeck.
Whitley Bay, Tynemouth Priory views
River Allen, Bolam - Bothal - North Shields - Alnwick
The Shields Ferry, Out and about evening at Bolam-Ogle-Whalton
Crummock Water, Lake District, St Peter's Basin - River Tyne
Wallington Hall (NT), Yeavering Bell & Ad Gefrin
Aydon Village and Castle, Chollerton & Barrasford
Newbiggin by the Sea, Tynemouth
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