Just a few pictures from various places that I have had the privileged to stay over night with absolute peace and quiet and perfect for night time photography. One of the best motto’s of wild camping I have heard is “Take nothing but pictures. Leave nothing but footprints.”
Bamburgh Lighthouse was built by Trinity House in 1910 to guide shipping passing along the Northumberland coast and in the waters around the Farne Islands. In 1975 It was extensively modernised and is now monitored from the Trinity House Operations and Planning Centre in Harwich. Routine maintenance is carried out by a local attendant.
Night out exploring the local area with another landmark statue from the artist Ray Lonsdale , I came across this local land mark called “And The Village Remains: The Last Tub” dedicated to the miners based in the South Hetton Colliery area where the local pit was closed in the
Herd Groyne was built in the early 1880’s to stop the sand from the beaches in Tynemouth’s Harbour washing into and then depositing the Tyne. Effectively, the groyne is a small seawall seperating the beach from the river; therfore only one side of this wall is safe passage for shipping
The Infinity Bridge is a public pedestrian and cycle footbridge across the River Tees in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees in the north-east of England. The bridge is situated one kilometre downriver of Stockton town centre, between the Princess of Wales Bridge and the Tees Barrage and it links the Teesdale
The Penshaw Monument (/ˈpɛnʃə/), officially The Earl of Durham’s Monument, was built in 1844 on Penshaw Hill between the districts of Washington and Houghton-le-Spring, within the City of Sunderland, North East England. It is dedicated to John George Lambton (1792–1840), 1st Earl of Durham and the first Governor of the
Fiddler’s Green is a memorial which was erected to the memory of those Fishermen who have lost their lives at sea, particularly those who have sailed beyond the piers of the River Tyne. The memorial is a metal sculpture which depicts a Fisherman sitting on a bollard reflecting in thought.
Souter Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the village of Marsden in South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England. Souter was the first lighthouse in the world to be actually designed and built specifically to use alternating electric current, the most advanced lighthouse technology of its day. The lighthouse was a much-needed aid to navigation due to the number
Tommy is a statue of a First World War soldier by artist Ray Lonsdale, displayed close to Seaham war memorial, on Terrace Green by the seafront in Seaham, County Durham. The corten steel statue weighs 1.2 tonnes (1.2 long tons; 1.3 short tons) and is 9 feet 5 inches (2.87 m) tall, with a rusty red patina. It depicts
The Tees Transporter Bridge, often referred to as the Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge is the furthest downstream bridge across the River Tees, England. It connects Middlesbrough, on the south bank, to Port Clarence, on the north bank. It is a transporter bridge, carrying a travelling ‘car’, or ‘gondola’, suspended from the bridge, across the river in 90 seconds.
The Northern Spire Bridge is a bridge over the River Wear in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. The crossing opened on 28 August 2018. A three-span cable-stayed structure, construction began in May 2015, overseen by Farrans Construction and Victor Buyck Steel Construction. The bridge has a cable-stayed design and constructed from
The first Wearmouth Bridge opened in 1796, with the foundation stone having been laid in September 1793. It was sponsored and patented by Rowland Burdon, the MP, designed by Thomas Paine, and built under the direction of Thomas Wilson, who designed its architectural features. According to the plaque on the current bridge,