Northumberland tales,photos, places, history and stories
An eclectic mix of stories, pictures and history from across Northumberland.We find interesting places and
then try to publish as much information and as many relevant links as possible.
Here are some of the in depth sections:-
Wallington Hall, gardens and grounds. Pictures and notes on this lovely
National Trust house.
Featherstone Castle and POW Camp 18. Visit a prisoner of war camp from WW2 and see
the castle with a ghostly wedding tale. Lovely walks in the valley of the South Tyne. Also a section on Lambley viaduct.
Lanercost Priory. Beautiful pictures of this ancient place.Roman altars,
crusader crosses and much more. In the cemetery is the tombstone of Robert Addison.
Vindolanda. Lots of pictures as you walk around the remains of this Roman
site. Also the small museum at Chesterholme.
College Valley in the Cheviot Hills. We think we have got more images and
information than anywhere else on the web. From accommodation to
rare pictures of the valley in flood.
Ros Castle. An iconic hill overlooking Wooler and with the Cheviot hills in the
Alnmouth. A lovely small village on the coast with a fine bay.
Plenty on Bastle houses of the Allendale Valley. Housty
and Nine Dargues. To the north we have pictures of Black Middens Bastle house.
Dunstanburgh Castle. Some good pictures and the storyboards as well.Also
The Lilburn and Egyncleugh Towers
Bowden Doors. Great views over the Millfield plain towards the Cheviot
Edglingham church. Lots of narrative and historical detail about this
ancient ( early medieval church). Also the nearby castle.
We also have indepth notes about historical figures such as Sir
Arthur Munro Sutherland.
Roughting Linn, cup and ring marks. Added August 2012
Possible connections between the College Valley and the American
Dr Thomas Taylor - from the 18th century
Plus plenty of good pictures of Hadrian's Wall.
The Robin Hood Tree at Sycamour gap.
A cold day on the Wall
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