Lighthouse planter brightens up centre of Northumberland seaside village

A series of coastal themed planters have been placed around Seahouses and North Sunderland.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 4:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 4:34 pm

Planters include replica old fishing boxes and round planters with fishing rope wrapped around them.

The large planter by the memorial in Seahouses has a willow lighthouse as a centrepiece and the planter at the corner of Main Street and South Lane, North Sunderland has a willow curlew bird which is often found in nearby fields and at the coast.

Other planters will eventually incorporate a sculpture or pictures of coastal items cut in wood.

Planters produced by the Seahouses Volunteer Group.

The project is being coordinated by Seahouses Volunteer Group with the aim of enhancing the look of the village.

They are grateful to have received a lot of help and interest from local residents.

Later this year the group plan to produce more planters in replica herring barrels with floral displays and continuing the coastal theme.

These will eventually form a trail, perhaps ‘Herring to Here…’ with leaflets for the general public to follow.

The lighthouse centrepiece.

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A curlew on old fishing boxes planter.
Fishing rope wrapped around a planter.