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From Hadrian's Wall

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A small selection of my photos from Hadrian's Wall and the Tyne Valley

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Hadrians wall from winshields
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Dawn on Hadrian's Wall

Broomlee lough
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Summer evening

The Rapishaw GAp
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Looking West

The Busy Gap
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First light

Hadrian's Wall
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Cuddys Crags

Sycamore Gap
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Sycamore Gap

Last Light on lough
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Last Light

Rapishaw Gap
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The Rapishaw Gap

sunset over cawfields
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Sunset over Cawfields

Hotbanks on hadrians wall
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Fox prints

Housesteads Roman fort
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Housesteads

Clayton Wall
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Clayton Wall

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Cuddys Crags

sunset over broomlee
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Late light

Grass on hadrians wall trail
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Summer on Hadrian's Wall

Mist over Walltown
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Mist over Walltown

winter at sycamore gap
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Allenbanks

Hadrians wall at Walltown
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Wall at Walltown

Penine way
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Pennine Way

Rain over Winshields
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Rain over Winshields

A short history of Hadrian's Wall

The countryside around Hadrian’s Wall and the South Tyne Valley has a remarkable past. The following the links will take you to a collection of my photos which try to tell a little of this story.

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Crags

The Whin Sill ridge provides a striking setting for Hadrian’s Wall. It's origins lie in a fiery past.

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Loughs

Many features of the countryside around Hadrian’s Wall were shaped during the last ice age. The loughs, rivers and streams that flow through the area are part of that frozen legacy.

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Woodland

The Hadrian’s Wall trail travels through countryside of haunting moorland and rough pasture. However, things were once very different.

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Hadrian's Wall

In AD122 emperor Hadrian faced a problem. The tribes in northern Britain were unruly, highly mobile, had no real wealth and were proving very resistant to being civilised. What was he to do?

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