17 of the best views in Northumberland, according to a veteran photographer

Where would you go for the best view in Northumberland?

Monday, 26th August 2019, 5:45 pm
Northumberland boasts a wide array of gorgeous views - which are your favorites?

It’s a tough call – we’re spoilt for choice! Here’s our pick of the 17 best places, with photos from our snapper Jane Coltman.

A favourite view with many, Bamburgh Castle and gloriously spacious Bamburgh Beach.
Surely Sycamore Gap must be one of the most iconic views in Northumberland. The lone tree is seen here with a display of the Northern Lights.

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England's most northerly town of Berwick Upon Tweed with two of the iconic bridges that are famous features of the town.
The magnificent Cragside House seen in the beautiful woodland surroundings created by William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong.
The colourful huts at South Beach give a cheery welcome when visiting Blyth beach and are very popular with locals and visitors alike.
Warkworth Harbour in Amble is a fantastic place to watch the sun set looking past the moored boats towards Warkworth Castle.
The Percy Lion was commissioned by the 1st Duke of Northumberland and stands on the east parapet of the Lion Bridge. It makes for a very imposing view as you enter the town of Alnwick.
The magnificent sweep of Beadnell Bay is a definite destination for those on the tourist trail.
College Valley is situated in North Northumberland on the northern edge of the Cheviot Hills, an area of renowned beauty. The estate extends to some 12,000 acres and is part of the benefits left by Sir James Knott, successful business man, politician and philanthropist.
There is something mesmerising about watching the tide ebb and flow across the causeway to Holy Island.
Norham was one of the most important strongholds in the turbulent border and region. It was besieged at least 13 times, once for nearly a year by Robert Bruce.
Looking towards Alwinton in Coquetdale, which follows the path of the meandering river Coquet to the west of Rothbury.
Stand and stare ... admiring the view from Low Newton, looking along Embleton Beach towards Dunstanburgh Castle.
The recently completed viewing platform and information panels at Budle Bay have been well-received by bird-watchers and tourists.
The Cheviots dominate many Northumberland views and here they are seen from the Simonside hills.
No one knows why there is a white stag painted on the rock near the lighthouse at Bamburgh - although legend has it that it was because a white stag jumped into the sea to escape hunters after being chased.
One of the most surprising views as you drive around Northumberland must be the four dragon heads seen in the lawn of Wallington Hall, next to the roadside. A favourite with younger visitors to the stately home.