The Photographer’s Guide to Northumberland

The latest in the excellent series of Photographer’s Guides from Long Valley Books covers the beautiful county of Northumberland.  It’s packed with great locations all along the coast from Tynemouth up to Berwick-upon-Tweed, plus the Northumberland countryside and national park and a section on the Hadrian’s Wall area. The countryside section features a couple of […]

Simonside Hill and Heather Moorland in Summer near Rothbury Northumberland England

Simonside Hills Revisited

I really enjoyed the walk over the Simonside Hills from Rothbury earlier in the summer, and had noted at the time that the heather would look great in August, so on my return to Northumberland for a week’s holiday at the end of August I made a point of doing the walk again. This time […]

Simonside from Dove Crag in the Simonside Hills near Rothbury Northumberland England

Last Week’s Shoot – Simonside Hills

As predicted, I’ve still been working through the backlog of images from my recent visit to Northumberland this week, so this week’s Last Week’s Shoot is actually a Last Month’s Shoot!  This was probably the highlight of the trip – a walk from Rothbury over the Simonside Hills and back. I headed out of Rothbury […]