You can’t keep castles out of the picture

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

Friday, 7th June 2019, 1:00 pm
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, 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

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