Tynemouth

Tynemouth  or locally is a town and a historic borough in Tyne and Wear, England, at the mouth of the River Tyne, between North Shields (on the Tyne) and Cullercoats (on the coast to the North). It is administered as part of the borough of North Tyneside, but until 1974 was an independent county borough, including North Shields, in its own right. It has a population of 17,056. Its history, from the Iron Age to Victorian times and beyond, attracts visitors from […]

 

Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle lies on a headland on the coast of Northumberland in northern England, between the villages of Craster and Embleton. The castle walls enclose 9.96 acres (4.03 ha), making it the largest castle in Northumberland. The site shows traces of much earlier occupation before the erection of the castle was started in 1313 by the Earl of Lancaster.

 

Alnmouth

Alnmouth is a village in Northumberland, England. It is situated just off the main A1068 road (toAshington), about 4 miles (6 km) south-east of Alnwick. Located at the mouth of the River Aln, the village has been an important trading port in Northumberland’s past, mainly involved in the export of grain, and smuggling. Due to the trade in grain, the village contained a number of granaries. The port declined after the river changed course during a violent storm in 1806. This […]

 

Saltburn Pier - Olympic Yarn Bombing

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