Castle in the mist wins reader picture competition

George Taylor grabbed the first two places in last week's photographic competition.

Friday, 30th November 2018, 1:00 pm
A lovely atmospheric shot of Alnwick Castle in the mist, with two swans sleeping on the River Aln, by George Taylor. 428 Facebook likes

His atmospheric shot of Alnwick in the mist was the most popular reader picture of the week with 428 Facebook likes.

And George’s photo of a dramatic sky above the Tenantry Column in Alnwick was second, with 196 likes.

Gorgeous colours in the sky above the Tenantry Column in Alnwick, by George Taylor. 196 Facebook 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.

In third was Darren Chapman’s view of Bamburgh Castle (146 likes); and Raymond Johnston’s great shot of Lindisfarne Castle, minutes before sunrise. was fourth (130 likes).

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Another fantastic picture of Bamburgh Castle by Darren Chapman. 146 Facebook likes
Raymond Johnston took this beautiful shot of Lindisfarne Castle from the eastern side, minutes before sunrise. Raymond is a member of our Northumberland Camera Club. 130 Facebook likes