You can’t keep castles out of the picture

Bamburgh Castle never fails to impress and again provided a winning view last week.

By Paul Larkin
Friday, 07 June, 2019, 13:00
FIRST: Bamburgh Castle reflected in a pool on the wet sand by Darren Chapman. 825 Facebook likes

Darren Chapman’s picture of the fortress reflected in a pool was top of the polls in our reader photo competition, with 825 likes.

Every day at facebook.com/nlandgazette, we share your images of the county under the title, View of Northumberland. Then each week in the Gazette, we feature the four which received the most likes.

SECOND: Andy Cowan was on hand as the Flying Scotsman 60103 steamed past Alnmouth on her way to the National Railway Museum in York. 748 Facebook likes

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In second was the amazing sight of the Flying Scotsman passing Alnmouth by Andy Cowan (748 likes); Alice Tetley-Paul’s view of cows cooling off in the River Aln was third (280 likes); and Fergus Currie’s unusual view of Warkworth Castle was fourth (274 likes).

THIRD: Alice Tetley-Paul came across these cows cooling off in the River Aln, near Alnwick Castle, during her lunchtime stroll. 280 Facebook likes
FOURTH: Here's a different view of Warkworth Castle, taken from the other side of the Coquet estuary by Fergus Currie 274 Facebook likes