We have had a wonderful few days in Northumberland, it’s the county of amazing castles, a wonderful coastline and big skies.
Lindisfarne, or Holy Island as it is also known, is reached by a tidal causeway so we had to wait until quite late in the afternoon to get across. Unfortunately sometimes people risk crossing and they get swept away by the tide, the hut on stilts is there as a bolt hole just in case.
The abbey ruins and a statue to Saint Cuthbert.
Lindisfarne castle, (built in the 16th century), etches itself on your brain forever, it’s so imposing. It stands on a piece of the whin sill which also forms the Farne Islands, and also runs along Hadrian’s Wall.
This is Bamburgh castle, I’ve never seen it look so clear from Holy Island before, my camera was zoomed right in here.