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Lindisfarne 
Holy Island: 

  
Castle 
incredible

     Priory  
home of   
Lindisfarne Gospels
 
(without it there would be no Bible in the West)

     
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-road underwater at high tide
castle views are great

Bamburgh Castle 
 
(Joyous Guard)   -6th century Sir Lancelot's exile...  
- try Lindisfarne Mead....  
the drink of our ancestors...
 
made by the current monks
 

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seen across the water from 
Lindisfarne Castle

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Alnwick Castle 
- Seat of Dukes of Northumberland... 
the ill-fated Percy family, loveliness of days past..... 

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Harry Potter's "Hogwort"
 

 
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Lumley Castle
Chester-le-Street
now a luxury hotel with a medieval banquet

Alnwick's lovely town surrounds.
  
Alnwick's Lion Bridge 

 

DURHAM

next is a real high point in this trip...

Durham - 
"old Durham town" is a scenic masterpiece - must see. 

 

Durham Castle

This place simply 'oozes' history.

  

 

unforgettable...

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Cathedral  majesty tops  them all. Contains astrological clock and ancient Sanctuary lion.

 

River Walk  outstanding.... Prettiest town in Britain. County Durham, you will remember.
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