Purple poppies take prime position with Gazette readers

Purple poppies near Lowick by David Sanderson. Glorious. 265 Facebook likes
Purple poppies near Lowick by David Sanderson. Glorious. 265 Facebook likes

The purple poppy fields near Lowick have caused quite a stir – including among our Facebook followers.

The brief but glorious display was captured by David Sanderson, who posted his photo to our Facebook page.

Perfect reflection of Alnwick Castle by Kevin Temple. 191 Facebook likes

Perfect reflection of Alnwick Castle by Kevin Temple. 191 Facebook likes

It became the most popular picture post of the week, with 266 likes.

Every day at facebook.com/nlandgazette, we share your images of the county under the banner, View of Northumberland. Then each week in the Gazette, we feature the four which received the most likes the previous week.

Not far behind David’s top shot was a glorious photo of Alnwick Castle reflected perfectly in the River Aln. It was taken by Kevin Temple and attracted 195 likes.

In third place, with 113 likes, was a cloudy sunset over Warkworth, caught on camera by Judith Hardisty.

A cloudy sunset over Warkworth by Judith Hardisty. 112 Facebook likes

A cloudy sunset over Warkworth by Judith Hardisty. 112 Facebook likes

Fourth place went to a lovely view across the River Wansbeck to the Telford Bridge, Chantry and St George’s Church in Morpeth, by Derek Taylor, with 87 likes.

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What a lovely view across the River Wansbeck to the Telford Bridge, Chantry and St George's Church in Morpeth by Derek Taylor. 87 Facebook likes

What a lovely view across the River Wansbeck to the Telford Bridge, Chantry and St George's Church in Morpeth by Derek Taylor. 87 Facebook likes