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High but not dry.

By Willpower
Sited atop the volcanic mound known as Beblowe Craig, Lindisfarne Castle is one of the most distinct and picturesque features of Holy Island in Northumberland and can been seen for many miles around.

Following the dissolution of the monasteries by HenryVIII, the Castle was built in the 1550ís using stones from the demolished Priory.

The Island can only be reached by crossing the causeway at low tide.

Tags: Lindisfarne castle Landscape and travel

Voters: danbaker1988, pronabk, morpheus1955 and 15 more


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AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 9:34AM
Nice composition Graham - I might have tried to squeeze the left hand side of the boat into the image. Hope you don't mind me saying... Smile The image gives a very wet, and probably very true, feeling of Northumberland!
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11 Aug 2011 9:47AM
Nice composition.

Shailesh
indrasish 5 3 India
11 Aug 2011 10:10AM
Well Spotted and great composition.

Indrasish
Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
11 Aug 2011 11:28AM
Excellent, also a mono conversion, do endorse a previous comment about the boat being just out of the frame though.
Mal
Willpower 5 388 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 10:43PM
Thank you all for your comments, much appreciated. I would have loved to have been able to get all of the boat in the frame, but as it was I was precariously holding on by one hand to a loose pole hanging out from a jetty. Another few inches and it would have been more than the boat that would have been wet. Smile

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