Steps in the sand is top of shots

A typical Northumberland view – footsteps on a deserted beach – was your choice as the reader picture of the week.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 1:00 pm
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 2:58 pm
A beautiful sunny day and Bamburgh beach was all but deserted when Jane Foley got this beautiful photo. 179 Facebook likes

Jane Foley’s lovely photo taken on a sunny day on Bamburgh beach was top of the polls, with 179 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.

Not so much a bird's eye view as a lion's. Spectacular shot of Alnwick at sunrise by David Taylor, seen from the top of the Tenantry Column. 150 Facebook likes

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In second was a shot of from the top of the Tenantry Column, Alnwick, by David Taylor (150 likes); Warkworth Castle pictured through the masts at Amble by Kitty Farrell was third (143 likes); Judith Hardisty’s Coquet Island was fourth (138 likes); and Anita McDonald’s Farnes trip on a sunny day was fifth (113 likes).

Warkworth Castle pictured through the masts from Amble by Kitty Farrell. 143 Facebook likes
Coquet Island and its unusual square-towered lighthouse, pictured by Judith Hardisty. 138 Facebook likes
Just look at that blue sky and sea. Anita McDonald said she had calm water and beautiful sunshine for a boat trip to the Farne Islands with Serenity Boats. 113 Facebook likes