The Wreck of the Tadorne

Many of you will have spent an afternoon walking between the villages of Boulmer and Craster or vice versa. It’s a gorgeous stretch of coastline talking in many different types […]

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The Watts of Blyth

There are many notable families from Northumberland, with its rich industrial heritage. One of the most influential and wealthiest of those dynasties is almost unknown today. The Watts family of […]

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Ghostly Goings On

Northumberland has a well developed market for ghost hunting and there are countless anecdotes of the appearance of all sorts of weird and wonderful things in the area, with plenty of […]

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Bygone Days

  It’s always interesting to look at old photographs from around the area. Here’s a small selection from my collection. Some are of known places and people, others are unknown. […]

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Stone Age Technology

Northumberland has a rich heritage throughout every period of our history. We tend to think more of the times when the county was under siege from the Viking hordes or […]

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Bowl Hole Skeletons

The Bowl Hole is an early medieval cemetery site just 300m to the south of Bamburgh Castle. It is thought to be the burial ground for the royal court of […]

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Castles, Battles and Bastles

Northumberland is famous for its castles, there’s no doubt about that. The ones on or near the coast are all too well known to mention, but who can name all […]

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