Bamburgh, Northumberland Overlooked by Bamburgh Castle, this beautiful stretch of wild coastline offers clear seas and huge sands that stretch to Seahouses, three miles away. On a clear day you can see out to Lindisfarne and the Farne Islands.

Bamburgh Beach , Northumberland Overlooked by Bamburgh Castle, this beautiful stretch of wild coastline offers clear seas and huge sands that stretch to Seahouses, three miles away. On a clear day you can see out to Lindisfarne and the Farne Islands.

Lindisfarne Castle is set in a glorious position atop a high plug of rock overlooking the sea. A short walk along the shore brings you to the ruins of medieval Lindisfarne Priory. The castle was originally a Tudor fort, but was rebuilt in 1903 by Edward Lutyens, who created an eccentric house out of the Tudor buildings.

Lindisfarne Castle is a century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, much altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in The island is accessible from the mainland at low tide by means of a causeway.

Lindisfarne Castle - Holy Island, Northumberland. Our tips for 25 fun things to do in England: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2011/08/18/what-to-do-england/

Lindisfarne Castle - Holy Island, Northumberland, England - The castle was built on the orders of Henry VIII in 1550 (using stones taken from Lindisfarne Priory) to protect Holy Island from attack by Scots.

Bamburgh Castle

The inspiration for Alnburgh in the Fitzroy books (Craving the Forbidden and In Bed with a Stranger)

Alnick Castle, Northumbria, UK To book go to www.notjusttravel.com/anglia

Alnick Castle, Northumbria, UK To book go to www.notjusttravel.com/anglia

Alnwick Castle Garden

I have just returned from a weekend tour of gardens in Northumberland.

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