Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Druridge Bay Northumberland


Druridge Bay, Northumberland .


Druridge Bay is a seven mile stretch of beautiful beach to the south of the historic port town of Amble.

The beach is nearby to an established country park.







Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Brizlee Tower Hulne Park Alnwick Northumberland



Brizlee Tower, Hulne Park,  Alnwick, Northumberland.

Brizlee Tower was built in 1781 honour of the late wife of the Duke of Northumberland.
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tyne & Wear Metro


Tyne & Wear Metro.

Work started on the Tyne & Wear Metro in 1980.
Some exisiting railway lines were updated to use the new trains and 9 new stations were built underground. A new bridge, the Queen Elizabeth the Second Bridge was built across the Tyne.   36 million passengers use the system every year and it is the second biggest metro system in the UK after the London underground.
The system now has 60 stations and covers 48.2 miles (77.5 km).
Wallsend station has signs in both English and Latin to acknowledge the towns' Roman heritage.
 Tynemouth is the most ornate station on the system.   
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Hermitage Castle Newcastleton & Scottish Borders


Hermitage Castle, Newcastleton, & Scottish Borders.

Hermitage castle was originally built in 1240 although it was  added to in the 14th century, it is an imposing castle with a violent history and was abandoned in 1705.
Newcastleton is a planned town built in the 1790's and is on Liddel Water.
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Sunday, September 08, 2019

Great North Run 2019

Great North Run 2019

The Great North Run is biggest road race in the world.
It is a half marathon ran between Newcastle and South Shields.
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