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Edlingham Castle Northumberland

There can be few more picturesque spots for a picnic than Edlingham Castle in Northumberland. In fact, a picture of the view of the Castle from Corby Crag, above Alnwick was used as a promotional backdrop to The Hobbit. Sitting quietly in a narrow green valley that lies between the moors about five miles south west …

A Strange Winter Walk in the Cheviot Hills.

My activities during the summer months usually revolve around Shemaron and driving to and from Tarbert in Argyll. During the winter months I spend longer times at home in Newcastle where Chris (my husband) and I love to go walking in Northumberland very often in the Cheviot Hills.   Cheviots Barrowburn Fairhaugh Glowing in the gloaming. Northumberland Mist hanging …

Watching Dramatic Seas With A Really High Tide At Howick Northumberland

We went up to Howick bay on the Northumberland coast last weekend to watch the high tide. We (my husband and I) enjoy the “long walk” that leads down to the sea on the Howick estate. I thought it would be interesting to compare an account of the same walk that I posted in a different blog …
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