Crag Lough, Northumberland
The Roman Wall passes along the top of the cliffs
A fishing village on the beautiful Northumberland coast. Many of the old houses are now owned by "incomers"
Stanhope, Co. Durham
Ford and Stepping Stones over the river
Allandale, Co. Durham
Main Street Pubs in Allendale - Busy on a Sunday lunch time.
Hexham Bridge, Northumberland
Look out for crocks
Chollerford Bridge over the North Tyne
Very close to the Roman Wall, there are extensive remains of Chesters Roman fort and Baths on the river nearby
The George Hotel, Chollerford
Ideally situated by the bridge and river bank
The North Tyne
The calm water is backed up by the weir for about half a mile. The boys and I tried tried our hand at ice fishing one winter here. Fun, but no fish!
The Wannies, Northumberland
A crag sometimes used by climbers.
St. Michael's Church, Wall, Northumberland
Three Tuns Inn, Eggleston, Co. Durham
Between Barnard Castle and Stanhope
A pint at the Three Tuns
Moorland Road to Stanhope, Co Durham
Dunstanborough Castle, Northumberland
Taken from the village of Embleton
Stanley, Co Durham
The memorial to the 168 men and boys who were killed in the coal mine disaster here in 1909. They join a long list of men and boys here in the Durham coalfield, and other coalfields throughout Britain, who lost there lives in all too similar disasters.