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By Stan Beckensall

Northumberland has an outstanding many appealing websites which are well-recorded, and are often visited and written approximately. notwithstanding, during this new booklet Dr Stan Beckensall focuses upon areas which are off the overwhelmed music, now not so popular, yet all of large curiosity for his or her gorgeous destinations and tales. they're scattered around the county within the hills, valleys, scarplands and at the coast. websites featured contain destinations off the 'Alemouth highway' from Hexham to Rothbury; hidden valleys and waterfalls at Linhope Spout, Roughting Linn and Hareshaw Linn; seascapes; deserted settlements and centres; pilgrimage routes; graveyards, and the outstanding rock formations that make up a lot of the panorama. Northumberland hides a few of its historical past in names, and those too are printed. all through are the author's reflections at the value of what's obvious and known.

Includes one hundred forty five black and white and 25 color illustrations

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