Bacon and Eggs! Having fun at the Alnmouth New Year's Day Dip. Pictures by Jane Coltman

Alnmouth's New Year's Day dippers take the plunge

More than 150 dippers took the plunge, making the sixth annual dip the biggest yet with many of this year’s dippers in fancy dress with some weird and wonderful costumes.

Organiser Nick Mattlock, owner of Puffin Stores and Alnmouth Post Office, said: “It’s a fun way to start the New Year, doing something you’re probably not going to for the rest of the year.

Santa enjoying a splash with his friends! Pictures by Jane Coltman
Santa enjoying a splash with his friends! Pictures by Jane Coltman
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Family fun - all ages took the plunge.
Family fun - all ages took the plunge.
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Three of a kind - whoopee cushions!
Three of a kind - whoopee cushions!
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Och aye!
Och aye!
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