General Landscapes

Ludworth Tower, Durham - Ludworth Tower was originally a medieval manor house, founded by the de Ludworth family.  Sadly time has not been kind as only a few fragments of this building now survive as most of it collapsed in 1890.Sycamore Gap, Northumberland 01 - This is probably the most photographed spot in the whole of Northumberland National Park. Here, a sycamore tree grows in a dramatic dip with Hadrian’s Wall rising up either side. Also made famous by the film ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’Sycamore Gap, Northumberland 02 - This is probably the most photographed spot in the whole of Northumberland National Park. Here, a sycamore tree grows in a dramatic dip with Hadrian’s Wall rising up either side. Also made famous by the film ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’Sycamore Gap, Northumberland 03 - This is probably the most photographed spot in the whole of Northumberland National Park. Here, a sycamore tree grows in a dramatic dip with Hadrian’s Wall rising up either side. Also made famous by the film ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’Mission 1101 `Tommy` - The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, was so popular that people in Seaham began a campaign to buy it.
The piece, called 1101 but know locally as Tommy, was inspired by World War One and is named to reflect the first minute of peace.Fiddlers Green - The impressive sculpture,  by local artist Ray Lonsdale, named Fiddler’s Green, stands 10ft 6ins tall and is located near the fish quay in North Shields. The memorial is in honour of those fishermen who died doing their job after leaving the port.A frosty day in Weardale - A frosty day in Weardale - A frosty day in Weardale - A stone bothy in Weardale - The water wheel at Killhope lead mine, Weardale - One of the main features of the reconstructed mine is the Killhope Wheel, a 10-metre-diameter metal waterwheel. This was constructed by the Tyneside firm of William Armstrong.The water wheel at Killhope lead mine, Weardale - One of the main features of the reconstructed mine is the Killhope Wheel, a 10-metre-diameter metal waterwheel. This was constructed by the Tyneside firm of William Armstrong.Killhope lead mine at sunrise - The mining of lead ore took place here from 1818 until 1910 when production ceased, although it was briefly reopened in 1916. It lay derelict for over 60 years & fell into decay until the local council started a restoration programme in 1980.Killhope lead mine at sunrise - The mining of lead ore took place here from 1818 until 1910 when production ceased, although it was briefly reopened in 1916. It lay derelict for over 60 years & fell into decay until the local council started a restoration programme in 1980.South Shields lifeboat - This is the old lifeboat in South Shields which is Britain’s second oldest preserved lifeboat. The boat, built by J.Oliver from South Shields in 1833, served the town for more than 60 years, with her crews saving the lives of 1,028 people.South Shields lifeboat (also in colour) - This is the old lifeboat in South Shields which is Britain’s second oldest preserved lifeboat. The boat, built by J.Oliver from South Shields in 1833, served the town for more than 60 years, with her crews saving the lives of 1,028 people.South Shields lifeboat (also in B & W) - This is the old lifeboat in South Shields which is Britain’s second oldest preserved lifeboat. The boat, built by J.Oliver from South Shields in 1833, served the town for more than 60 years, with her crews saving the lives of 1,028 people.Palm tree & blue sky - Into the woods - Hadrian`s Wall nr Walltown Crags - This is one of the finest places to see Hadrian's Wall, where it snakes and dives through dramatic countryside along the crags of the Whin Sill.Walltown Crags on Hadrian`s Wall - This is one of the finest places to see Hadrian's Wall, where it snakes and dives through dramatic countryside along the crags of the Whin Sill.Out to sea - A long exposure shot taken on Blyth beach, Northumberland.Alnwick Castle, Northumberland - The castle sits on the River Aln in the rural town of Alnwick & has been the setting for a number of movies, possibly the most remembered is Harry Potter. The castle is occupied by the current Duke of Northumberland & his family.The Lone Tree nr Malham (also available in colour) - Known as "limestone pavements", these plateaus of bare and weathered rock often being found at the top of the limestone cliff running along the hillsides. These were originally formed by the scouring action of glaciers during the last ice age.The Lone Tree nr Malham (also available in B&W) - Known as "limestone pavements", these plateaus of bare and weathered rock often being found at the top of the limestone cliff running along the hillsides. These were originally formed by the scouring action of glaciers during the last ice age.High above the valley - This lone tree sits high above the village of Malham in the Yorkshire Dales.Mission 1101 `Tommy` - The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, was so popular that people in Seaham began a campaign to buy it.
The piece, called 1101 but know locally as Tommy, was inspired by World War One and is named to reflect the first minute of peace.Terris Novalis - Situated on the coast to coast cycle route, the amazing stainless steel sculptures by Turner Prize winning artist Tony Cragg dominate the landscape above the old Consett Steelworks site.Sunset at Copt Hill - Copt Hill is an ancient burial ground near Houghton-le-Spring. The site is marked by six trees. Presumably there used to be a seventh tree, as they are known as the Seven Sisters.Sunset at Copt Hill - Copt Hill is an ancient burial ground near Houghton-le-Spring. The site is marked by six trees. Presumably there used to be a seventh tree, as they are known as the Seven Sisters.Sunset at Copt Hill - Copt Hill is an ancient burial ground near Houghton-le-Spring. The site is marked by six trees. Presumably there used to be a seventh tree, as they are known as the Seven Sisters.Sunset at Copt Hill - Orton edit - Copt Hill is an ancient burial ground near Houghton-le-Spring. The site is marked by six trees. Presumably there used to be a seventh tree, as they are known as the Seven Sisters.Armstrong Bridge - Armstrong Bridge was unique in its time, as it was designed to overcome subsidence problems arising from local mining in the Ouseburn Valley and Jesmond Dene. It crosses the River Ouseburn and connects the Newcastle suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond.Holy Trinity church, Jesmond - Armstrong Bridge - Armstrong Bridge was unique in its time, as it was designed to overcome subsidence problems arising from local mining in the Ouseburn Valley and Jesmond Dene. It crosses the River Ouseburn and connects the Newcastle suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond.Brough Castle - Brough Castle is a ruined castle in the village of Brough, Cumbria, England. The castle was built by William Rufus around 1092 within the old Roman fort of Verterae to protect a key route through the Pennine Mountains.Lone tree - Groverake mine, Weardale - This mine in a remote part of Weardale was first in operation in the 18th century, initially mining for iron ore but this was not as productive as had been hoped so they later switched to mining for fluorspar until the closure in 1999.Groverake mine, Weardale - This mine in a remote part of Weardale was first in operation in the 18th century, initially mining for iron ore but this was not as productive as had been hoped so they later switched to mining for fluorspar until the closure in 1999.Groverake mine, Weardale - This mine in a remote part of Weardale was first in operation in the 18th century, initially mining for iron ore but this was not as productive as had been hoped so they later switched to mining for fluorspar until the closure in 1999.Broadway Tower - Broadway Tower is a folly on Broadway Hill, near the village of Broadway,Worcestershire, at the second-highest point of the Cotswolds. The "Saxon" tower was the brainchild of Capability Brown and designed by James Wyatt in 1794.St Eadburgha church - St Eadburgha church, Broadway,Worcestershire.St Eadburgha church - St Eadburgha church, Broadway,Worcestershire.Dunstall Castle, Worcestershire - Blyth beach huts - Blyth beach huts at sunsetSunset at the harbour - Sunset at Seaton Sluice harbour, NorthumberlandA wooden bridge - Causey Arch - The Causey Arch is a bridge near Stanley in County Durham. It is the oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world. When the bridge was completed in 1726, it was the longest single-span bridge in the country.Causey Arch - The Causey Arch is a bridge near Stanley in County Durham. It is the oldest surviving single-arch railway bridge in the world. When the bridge was completed in 1726, it was the longest single-span bridge in the country.South Bailey, Durham - Durham riverside - Durham riverside & castle - Durham riverside & Cathedral - Crammel Linn, Gilsland. - Not many venture to this lovely spot due to its remote location near Gilsland but it is well worth the trek across boggy ground to witness Northumberland`s biggest waterfall.Cawfields Quarry - Cawfields is a former quarry cutting dramatically through the Wall and the underlying Whin Sill dolerite bedrock. It comprises a large pond and car park with good walking access to Milecastle 42 on the Roman Wall.Sycamore Gap - Sycamore Gap sits on the Roman Wall near the fort of Housesteads. It was made famous by the film Robin Hood: Prince of ThievesMission 1101 `Tommy` - The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, was so popular that people in Seaham began a campaign to buy it.
The piece, called 1101 but know locally as Tommy, was inspired by World War One and is named to reflect the first minute of peace.The Angel of the North - The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture, designed by Antony Gormley, located in Gateshead,  England.Completed in 1998, it is a steel sculpture of an angel, 20 metres (66 ft) tall, with wings measuring 54 metres (177 ft) across.The Angel of the North at sunset - The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture, designed by Antony Gormley, located in Gateshead,  England.Completed in 1998, it is a steel sculpture of an angel, 20 metres (66 ft) tall, with wings measuring 54 metres (177 ft) across.Sunset at Fontburn Reservoir, Northumberland. - Fontburn Reservoir, Northumberland. - The Angel of the North - The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture, designed by Antony Gormley, located in Gateshead,  England.Completed in 1998, it is a steel sculpture of an angel, 20 metres (66 ft) tall, with wings measuring 54 metres (177 ft) across.

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