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 facebook.com/nlandgazette, 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

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