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July 2013

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Castles and Walks in Northumberland

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Wylam - Ovingham, River Tyne Footpath

Northumberland's Castles

A Welsh Castle
Newport (Pembs)
Allen Banks
Thrunton Woods 2
Warkworth Beach
West Woodburn
Yeavering Bell
Lakes walks
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Wylam Railway bridge crossing the River Tyne at Hagg Bank. It was built by the Scotswood, Newburn and Wylam Railway and cost £16,000. It was opened to traffic 6 October 1876 and fell out of use in 1968. It is known locally as the "Points Bridge". Wylam, Northumberland.

For more information see link to the "Bridges on the Tyne" website. NBM

The "Points Bridge" is now part of the riverside walk west of Wylam. Northumberland.
Some are going faster than others on the riverside walk. Wylam. Northumberland.
The buttercups are thriving west of Wylam. Northumberland.
There were a number of horses in the area they were not tethered and quite at home beside the footpath west of Wylam, Northumberland
Mother and foal, beside the footpath west of Wylam, Northumberland
I didn't know Hadrian had a bike, Hagg Bank, Nr. Wylam, Northumberland
The very narrow road bridge at Ovingham, Northumberland
The skinny legs of the road bridge at Ovingham. The footbridge looks to be about the same width, Northumberland
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Some roadside poppies near Wylam, Northumberland
Lindisfarne Boats and Pebbles
The Castle lends itself to a backdrop for so many pictures on Lindisfarne, Northumberland
An old boat and anchor with the Castle beyond. Lindisfarne, Northumberland
It will be while before the tide returns, Lindisfarne, Northumberland
The "Tar Boat Sheds" old fishing boats turned into sheds are famous as a tourist attraction on Lindisfarne, Northumberland
This "Tar Boat Shed" an old fishing boat, looks like a beached whale on Lindisfarne, Northumberland
Looking west towards the Castle with the Lime kilns in the foreground, Lindisfarne, Northumberland
The view to the village and the Priory from the ramparts of the Castle, Lindisfarne, Northumberland
The shingle banks to the east of the Castle have these small piles of pebbles placed as tokens by pilgrims at the end of their journey from Melrose in Scotland having walked the "St. Cuthbert's Way". Lindisfarne, Northumberland
A close-up of some of the pebble stacks. Lindisfarne, Northumberland
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Brinkburn Priory, Tynmouth, River Tyne North Pier
Alwinton Border Shepherds' Show II, Howick Hall & Bathing House
Retired Buses, Weetslade. Alwinton Border Shepherds' Show
Coe Crags, Nr Wooler. Carboot sale - Corbridge
Halton Castle, Open Garden Day.A Tyne Arrival (the Planet Ace)
Wylam, Tyne riverside path, Lindisfarne, Boats, Sheds and Pebbles
West Woodburn - River Rede, Lindisfarne Priory
Ingram Valley, River Breamish, Ingram. Hartside Farm, Linhope Spout.
Out and about(Ulgham Longhirst), Cresswell Druridge Bay
Craster to Embleton Bay, Embleton Bay to Low Newton
Plessey Old Windmill, Stannington Village
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