Photos by Les + Jan Bell

Photos From Northumberland, Tyneside and The Scottish Borders

Tag: Winter

River Tyne – Newcastle

River Tyne at Night

These night photos of the River Tyne were taken at Newcastle from the High Level Bridge and Quayside in December. Views include Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge and Quayside. These photos and many more have been added to our Tyne Photos Website: Tyne Bridge at Night Millennium Bridge at Night Quayside at Night […]

Seaton Sluice Beach

Seaton Sluice Beach Walk Seaton Sluice has a fine beach which extends north to Blyth South Beach. The sand is often orange-brown in colour and the beach is a very popular destination all year round. We visited on a fine afternoon in February and walked from the car park, along the beach to the harbour, […]

Blyth, Northumberland Coast

Blyth South Beach Walk, Northumberland Coast Blyth South Beach is one of the beaches we visit most often. It is easy to get to and there is good, free parking beside the promenade. We walked along the beach to the West Pier, stopping to take photos between the piers. The wind turbines on the East […]

Ashington Community Woodland

Walk Through Ashington Community Woodland. We visited a location we had not been to before – Ashington Community Woodland, on the north side of the town. Being so close to the town centre we were surprised to find very quiet paths and a small lake. Only some low background traffic noise gave a clue to […]

Snow at Bothal Weir

River Wansbeck at Bothal Weir After more overnight snow we walked to the River Wansbeck at Bothal Weir. The temperature was still below freezing in the valley and there were large icicles hanging from the rock-face on the south side of the weir. Below are two photos of the weir taken from the riverside path. […]

QE2 Country Park Walk Ashington

Walk Around QEII Park, Ashington, Northumberland We visited the Queen Elizabeth II Country Park again today after more snow had fallen overnight. This time it was a beautiful sunny day and perfect for a walk around the lake in the crisp snow. Swans Landing at QEII Park, Ashington   Swans and Geese in the snow […]

Walk to Bothal in The Snow

A Winter Walk From Pegswood to Bothal After another overnight snowfall the sun shone and we went for a walk to Bothal. On the road from Pegswood there are a few good spots for photos looking across the fields. The views change often throughout the year with the seasons and crops. The two photos below […]

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