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By Simon Jenkins

ISBN-10: 1847659489

ISBN-13: 9781847659484

England's perspectives are impressive for his or her good looks and diversity. during this illustrated, first-of-its-kind consultant, bestselling writer Simon Jenkins alternatives the superior perspectives from North East England, together with Bempton cliffs, Gordale Scar, Hebden Bridge, Richmond, Rievaulx, Saltaire, Whitby Harbour, Durham, Hadrian's Wall, Lindisfarne and Newcastle's gray road, and extra - and explains the attention-grabbing tales in the back of them. Jenkins' wonderful and erudite entries give you the wealthy ancient, geographical, botanical and architectural heritage to North East England's breathtaking attractions either iconic and undiscovered. packed with roman roads, cliff-tops, follies, mountains, old castles, rolling forests and heart-stopping moments, you will soon ask yourself the way you selected walks, mini-breaks or spontaneous diversions with no it.

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Not until the Stuart settlement were they suppressed. Down College Valley from above Mounthooly hostel College Valley is the heart of reiver country, a long enclosed ravine running south from Kirknewton to its end high under the peak of Cheviot (815m). The area was acquired as part of the Hethpool estate by a shipping tycoon, Sir Arthur Sutherland, at the turn of the twentieth century. He imaginatively rebuilt the big house and cottages round the entry to the valley in the then fashionable Arts and Crafts style.

Lordenshaws is also home to the most extensive prehistoric archaeological remains in the north, as yet unexcavated. They form a wide enclosure of ditches and ramparts, covered with moorland grass, heather and bracken. Stone huts survive, as do plentiful lookout posts, cairns and standing stones. The settlement is believed to have been re-occupied by Romano-Britons after the Romans withdrew and their forts were abandoned. Most remarkable are the cup-and-ring marks carved into the rock. They are Stone Age, long before the fort, and take the form of a hollowed indentation, surrounded by concentric rings.

The castle on the far tip of the island is everything a castle should be, lonely on a rock, vertical and imposing in outline, with a wild sea beyond. The rock is the final outcrop of the Whin Sill ridge, which we met at Hadrian’s Wall. While the most popular view is from the coast, with the castle isolated across the sands, the best prospect is from the castle itself, south to Bamburgh on its own lonely outcrop. Offshore lie the Farne Islands. Both castles are creations largely of the twentieth century when owners and architects could let their imaginations run free and before the law froze every ruin in time.

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