The Photographer’s Guide to Northumberland

Discover the best photography locations in Northumberland with this detailed guide book.

The stunning Northumberland Coast has some of the finest photo locations in the UK, with romantic castles, miles of glorious golden beaches, elegant grass-covered dunes and dramatic shoreline geology. This irresistible mix creates a wealth of potential for seascapes and inner landscapes alike.

It’s an outstanding area to explore for photography, but you’ll find there’s plenty more to Northumberland if you venture inland. The countryside has various hidden gems, from secret waterfalls and ancient monuments to marvellous heather moorlands, as well as more magnificent castles. And last, but by no means least, there’s Hadrian’s Wall – an impressive feat of Roman engineering with many atmospheric and photogenic locations along its length.

The book is split into the following sections:

Section 1: The Coast Part 1 – Berwick to Holy Island
Section 2: The Coast Part 2 – Bamburgh to Alnmouth
Section 3: The Coast Part 3 – Amble to Tynemouth
Section 4: Castles & Countryside
Section 5: Hadrian’s Wall.

ISBN: 9780992683450

Features include:

  • Over 50 brilliant photography locations, such as castles, beaches, piers, harbours, lighthouses, waterfalls and ancient monuments.
  • Detailed directions to each location, including annotated maps, where to park and satnav information (postcodes and GPS co-ordinates).
  • Advice on the best time of day and the best time of year to visit the locations.
  • Table of sunrise and sunset times for the area.
  • Useful information on what season to visit, practicalities for shooting seascapes, tide times, astrophotography and the Northern Lights.
  • Suitable for all levels of photographer –  from beginner to professional.
  • Handy A5 size fits perfectly in your ​camera bag.
The Photographers Guide to Northumberland - a photography location guide book

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