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Let's move to the Northumberland coast

Alnmouth, Northumbria. Apparently Queen Victoria used to ask the engine driver to slow down at this point to look at the coloured cottages on her way up to Balmoral.


23 Beautifully Desolate Beaches In The UK

Beadnell, Northumberland | It sees a handful of tourists in the summer months but during most of the year Beadnell’s beach is unadulterated emptiness. There are more people on the water - windsurfing, canoeing, and surfing - than there are among the dunes.


The Log House, Ambleside, was shipped over from Norway by the artist, Heaton Cooper Senior (Arthur) as his studio. First in Coniston, possibly near the Ruskin Museum, it was then moved to Ambleside. After he died it became a coffee shop. The conservatory is a later addition.