Coast and castles get the votes in weekly reader picture competition

Appropriately in the week that Northumberland won Gold in the British Tourism Awards, its coast and castles came out top once again.

Saturday, 15th December 2018, 8:20 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th December 2018, 8:28 pm
The sand looks like molten gold in this cracking Darren Chapman shot of Bamburgh Castle. 199 Facebook likes

Darren Chapman’s photo of Bamburgh Castle bathed in a golden glow was the most popular reader picture of the week with 199 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.

Isabel Morrison caught Warkworth Castle just right between the leafless trees in her picture. 157 Facebook likes

In second was Isabel Morrison’s view of Warkworth Castle (157 likes); Lynne Morelli’s waves at Amble was third (118 likes); and Beth Aiston coastal shot was fourth (95 likes).

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Dramatic waves on a beautiful winter's day in Amble yesterday, by Lynne Morelli. 118 Facebook likes
Beth Aiston took this lovely shot after a very frosty morning. 95 Facebook likes