|Once I reached the Beach the first thing I did was this above....|
|The Sky and Sea were very dramatic, we headed South.|
|The Castle from the rocks to the South.|
|Walked back to the car through the Dunes; South of the Castle.|
Had to go through a couple of kissing gates. I liked all of the different Angles.
|One of The Farne Islands off the Coast of Bamburg.|
The sea was spectacular.
|An unexpected part of the day was the link of the village to Grace Darling. I knew she was from this part of the world, but didn't realise how close.|
In St Aiden's Churchyard below the Castle is this memorial to her.
|Just to the left of her memorial is her grave; she died aged just 26 in 1842. The house she was born in is just over the road from her grave and a few doors down from the Small but excellent Grace Darling RNLI Museum.|
I couldn't attempt to do her story justice here.
Have a look at the Museum website here..
|I'm a cold hearted son of a .....|
but for some reason after hearing her story
a tear came to my eye when I came face to face with one of her small dresses.