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…as viewed from Bamburgh Castle

The Farne Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, England. There are between 15 and 20 islands depending on the state of the tide.[1] They are scattered about 1 1⁄2 to 4 3⁄4 miles (2.4–7.6 km) from the mainland, divided into two groups, the Inner Group and the Outer Group. The main islands in the [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 25th 2018

Cullercoats is a sandy bay enclosed by small piers:

The village has been popular with generations of visitors with its secluded bay the highlight. The beach has a Seaside Award and is ideal for bathing. The south of the bay is used as a launch site for recreational crafts. Cullercoats had a thriving fishing industry in [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 23rd 2018

There is a single Truth but the wise call it by different names.
Rig Veda

16 Comments CherryPie on Oct 21st 2018

Unfortunately the duty manager that we had chatted to on the first night of our stay was not on shift so we were unable to say goodbye or thank her. We checked out after breakfast and headed to Corbridge Roman Town.
During our journey, just after we had left Jedburgh, we turned a corner to be [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 17th 2018

After breakfast we set off through the pretty countryside to Traquair, stopping along the way to photograph the River Tweed. We managed to arrive a little early but the gate was open and the kiosk manned so we were able to go in. One again the weather was glorious so we chose to look around [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 16th 2018

Breakfast was just as quirky as on previous days, never knowing when the toast would arrive. Today after a reminder the toast arrived late and cold. Too late to accompany my breakfast!

As we stepped out of the hotel, we found that the weather was wonderfully sunny with a bright blue sky and fluffy clouds. It [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 15th 2018

After breakfast we set off into Scotland to visit Rosslyn Chapel. For some time it has been on my location wish list, because of the carvings within.
When we arrived we found out that the next introductory talk of the chapel would take place in half an hour. We explored the outside of the chapel until [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 14th 2018

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