The Northumberland Coast

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780711236073

Category: Coasts

Page: 128

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In The Northumberland Coast acclaimed photographer Joe Cornish records his visual impressions of a landscape that has enchanted him: its vast sandy bays and some of the most beautiful beaches in England, great castles such as Dunstanburgh and Bamburgh that are windswept memorials to a bygone age, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne with its compelling tidal causeway, fishing boats, colonies of seabirds, and uncommercialized coastal towns and villages. Supported by a commentary that blends recollections with historical anecdotes, his photographs capture the region's subtle beauty, intimacy and space.

St Oswald's Way and St Cuthbert's Way

With the Northumberland Coast Path

Author: Rudolf Abraham

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1783623691

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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This guide describes two long-distance trails through the unspoilt scenery of Northumberland and the Borders. St Oswald's Way begins at Heavenfield and its 97 miles take in rolling farmland and the Simonside Hills before reaching the vast sandy beaches of the coast. The 62 mile St Cuthbert's Way begins at Melrose and crosses the rugged crags and heather moorland of the Cheviot Hills. Both trails pass through Northumberland National Park to converge on atmospheric Holy Island, before continuing up the coast to Berwick-upon-Tweed. Each can be walked within a week, though there is scope for shortening or lengthening the stages to suit different itineraries. Also shown is the 64 mile the Northumberland Coast Path from Cresswell to Berwick, which covers the entire length of the Northumberland Coast AONB. The guidebook is crammed with interesting snippets of information, alongside indispensable practical details of transport and accommodation in the area. With varied scenery and a rich history encompassing spectacular castles, medieval abbeys and Roman remains, this is one of Britain's most beautiful corners to explore on foot.

Northumberland Coast Path

Author: Roland Tarr

Publisher: Goodman Publishers

ISBN: 9781781310656

Category: Northumberland (England)

Page: 168

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The Northumberland coastline stretches from the outskirts of Newcastle up to the Scottish border at Berwick-upon-Tweed – a popular holiday destination for its wild and sweeping landscape of endless beaches of pale sand, succession of spectacular castles like Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh, congenial resorts like Alnmouth, and unique offshore attractions like Holy Island and the Farne Islands. Now, Roland Tarr’s new Trail Guide maps out the walker’s route along the entire coast, starting from the centre of Newcastle and including an extension beyond Berwick to the seabird crags of St Abb’s Head. Along the way the guide covers the remarkable industrial heritage of this coastline – the coalmining town of Ashington that gave birth to both the Ashington Group of Pitmen Painters and the Charlton brothers – and its fabulous wildlife, with seals and puffins off the shore. From a handsome Tyneside city to a distinguished border town straddling the Tweed, this is a superbly bracing walking country for the ever-increasing number of tourists who discover Northumberland every year.

Moods of the Northumberland Coast

Author: Tony Hopkins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781841143095

Category: Coasts

Page: 144

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Tony Hopkins has known the Northumberland coast in all seasons. In this work, he uses over 140 colour photographs to capture its ever-changing moods. This is his personal interpretation of the area, based on 20 years of photographing and writing about it.

Herring Girls and Hiring Fairs

Memories of the Northumberland Coast and Countryside

Author: Maureen Brook

Publisher: Newcastle Libraries & Information Service

ISBN: 9781857951479

Category: Northumberland (England)

Page: 112

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Slow Northumberland & Durham

Including Newcastle, Hadrian's Wall and the Coast

Author: Gemma Hall

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841624330

Category: Travel

Page: 310

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Northumbria is home to the loneliest stretches of moorland and coast in the country. The region has much to offer the nature lover, walking enthusiast, history buff, gastronome and gardener: rare wildlife, Georgian architecture, the Pennine hills, Hadrian's Wall, Alnwick Gardens and Alnwick Castle, featured in the Harry Potter films. Gemma Hall shares her love of Northumberland, Durham and Tyneside, guiding visitors through historic towns, cities and villages; across the Cheviot Hills and along Northumberland's Heritage Coast; to outdoor swimming spots, high altitude flower meadows and the wooded gorges of the Durham coast.

Northumberland (Slow Travel)

Author: Gemma Hall

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841628662

Category: Travel

Page: 280

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Slow Northumberland Guide - Travel tips and expert advice including Newcastle and Tyne hotels and highlights, Pennine Hills, the Castle Coast and medieval history. This guide also features local pubs and cafes, walking routes, wildlife, birdwatching, Alnwick Castle and gardens, Hadrian's Wall, Kielder, Morpeth, Cheviot Hills and the Heritage Coast."

Soils of the Northumberland Shore Area of Nova Scotia

Author: G. T. Patterson,Canada. Agriculture Development Branch,B. L. Thompson,Canada/Nova Scotia Agriculture and Food Industry Development Agreement,Nova Scotia. Dept. of Agriculture and Marketing,Land Resource Research Centre (Canada),Nova Scotia Soil Survey (Canada)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Soil surveys

Page: 98

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This report contains soil data for 54 000 ha of the Northumberland Shore Area of Nova Scotia at a 1:20 000 scale. The report contains a general description of the survey area including physiography, climate, vegetation, and land use; survey, mapping and laboratory methods; soil materials, landform, and soil profile characteristics; and interpretations of map units for selected agricultural areas.