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British Coast and Countryside

Mike Carroll | Boat Graveyard, Pin Mill, Suffolk

Boat Graveyard, Pin Mill, Suffolk

Abandoned and decaying boats on the River Orwell at Pin Mill near Ipswich. There are many house boats and abandoned wrecks on a short stretch of the river near the village.
Mike Carroll | Para-glider at Mam Tor, Derbyshire

Para-glider at Mam Tor, Derbyshire

A para-glider takes off from the peak of Mam Tor in the first of the morning thermals
Mike Carroll | Misty Peak District sunrise

Misty Peak District sunrise

A view to the East from Eyam, just before sunrise on a September morning
Mike Carroll | Peak District dawn

Peak District dawn

A view above Eyam in the Derbyshire Peak District just before sunrise
Mike Carroll | Beached Aldeburgh Fishing Boats

Beached Aldeburgh Fishing Boats

These boats have been high and dry on the beach at Aldeburgh, Suffolk, for as long as I can remember. I am not sure whether they are ever used ……...
Mike Carroll | Beached boats

Beached boats

This pair of old boats has been high and dry on the beach at Aldeburgh, Suffolk, for as long as I can remember. Their state of repair may indicate that they are no longer in use …...
Mike Carroll | Blakeney boats

Blakeney boats

Boats tied up at the jetty on the River Glaven at Blakeney, Norfolk
Mike Carroll | The Seafarer returns

The Seafarer returns

Tourists return to Morston Quay from a boat trip to see the seals at Blakeney Point
Mike Carroll | Sunset Reflections

Sunset Reflections

The sunset at Morston in Norfolk is highlighted in the cloud and reflected in the waters of the salt marsh
Mike Carroll | High and dry

High and dry

Old boat beached in the mud at Morston Quay in Norfolk
Mike Carroll | Gathering gloom at Morston Quay

Gathering gloom at Morston Quay

Clouds gather out to sea as dusk approaches at Morston Quay, Norfolk
Mike Carroll | Stormy day after the harvest

Stormy day after the harvest

Rain storm sweeping in from the west towards a field of recently harvested straw bales
Mike Carroll | Dunstanburgh Castle from the tide line

Dunstanburgh Castle from the tide line

A view of Dunstanburgh Castle and the cliffs on which it is perched, taken from the beach to the north. The image was taken from a low angle, perched on the rocks at the water line
Mike Carroll | St Mary's Lighthouse

St Mary's Lighthouse

The lighthouse on St Mary's Island in Whitley Bay, Northumbria. The island is reached by a causeway that is flooded at high tide Not suitable for canvas
Mike Carroll | Bamburgh Castle, Northumbria

Bamburgh Castle, Northumbria

The castle at Bamburgh is perched on the only hill in the vicinity. It is perched above the beach and surrounded by sand dunes. This image was taken from the beach to the south at low tide.
Mike Carroll | Northumbrian Sunset

Northumbrian Sunset

Mature trees are silhouetted against a lovely orange sky near Longframlington, Northumbria
Mike Carroll | New Forest Winter

New Forest Winter

A New Forest scene taken during TheBeast From the East in March 2018
Mike Carroll | Jetty at low tide

Jetty at low tide

Jetty at Pin Mill on the River Orwell in Suffolk. Image take at low tide with little water in the channel
Mike Carroll | The path from Mam Tor

The path from Mam Tor

The view to the west from the summit of Mam Tor in the Peak District, Derbyshire
Mike Carroll | Moody Morning

Moody Morning

Clouds scud across the sky and are reflected in the lake on a bleak March morning at Sheffield Park Gardens, East Sussex
Mike Carroll | The old gardeners hut

The old gardeners hut

Old gardeners hut in a woodland clearing
Mike Carroll | On the beach

On the beach

Abandoned fishing boat and equipment on Dungeness beach in Kent
Mike Carroll | Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Lone fisherman on the beach at Dungeness, Kent
Mike Carroll | Hard Aground

Hard Aground

Derelict fishing boat abandoned on the shingle beach at Dungeness, Kent
Mike Carroll | Ghostly Groynes (1)

Ghostly Groynes (1)

A lone wooden pole, the remains of a rotted Groyne, rises from the water at Plett Level Beach in East Sussex
Mike Carroll | Ghostly Groynes (2)

Ghostly Groynes (2)

Long exposure of a groyne at Plett Level Beach in East Sussex, taken in poor light towards the end of he day
Mike Carroll | Ghostly Groynes (3)

Ghostly Groynes (3)

Barnacle encrusted wooden poles, part of a decaying Groyne, rise from the water at Plett Level Beach, East Sussex. Long exposure to smooth the sea
Mike Carroll | Waiting for the tide

Waiting for the tide

Fishing boat winched onto the beach at Dungeness, Kent and waiting for high tide before the next launch
Mike Carroll | Lake District Winter

Lake District Winter

February scene looking to the west from the Castlerigg stone circle
Mike Carroll | Blencathra and the Castlerigg stone circle

Blencathra and the Castlerigg stone circle

The Castlerigg stone circle and the mountains around Blencathra reflected in the waterlogged ground as the clouds clear after a February snow storm
Mike Carroll | The Four Pines

The Four Pines

Scots Pine trees overlooking Ullswater and the village of Glenridding in the English Lake District
Mike Carroll | Lane after the snow

Lane after the snow

Puddles on a country lane near Castlerigg stone circle after a brief February snow shower
Mike Carroll | The storm recedes

The storm recedes

A snow storm recedes across the hills to the west of Castlerigg in the English Lake District
Mike Carroll | The Pebble Tower

The Pebble Tower

Rock cairn built from slates and pebbles from the beach at Cliff End near Winchelsea in East Sussex
Mike Carroll | Big Wheel Keeps on Turning

Big Wheel Keeps on Turning

Wind pump at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire spins on a breezy day. Image taken from the public footpath along the fen.
Mike Carroll | Beach Huts in Winter

Beach Huts in Winter

The beach huts at Wells-Next-the-Sea in Norfolk, adding some colour to a winter's day
Mike Carroll | A Change in the Weather

A Change in the Weather

Broody clouds foretell a change in the weather at Barton On Sea, Hampshire
Mike Carroll | New Forest Sunset

New Forest Sunset

The last light of day reflects the trees in a pond in the New Forest
Mike Carroll | Beaulieu morning

Beaulieu morning

A view of Beaulieu in Hampshire, just as the sun rises
Mike Carroll | Winter River Reflections

Winter River Reflections

An image of the River Stort in Hertfordshire taken during the golden hour on a late November afternoon. The river is calm with great reflections of the nearby trees
Mike Carroll | River bank houses

River bank houses

Houses on the banks of the River Orwell at Pin Mill, near Ipswich.
Mike Carroll | Brograve Mill, Norfolk

Brograve Mill, Norfolk

The abandoned wreck of Brograve Mill stands guard over the reed beds in the Norfolk Broads
Mike Carroll | Misty Dawn near Eyam

Misty Dawn near Eyam

A view from Eyam towards Baslow in the Peak District, a short while before sunrise
Mike Carroll | Parndon Mill, Essex

Parndon Mill, Essex

Parndon Mill, near Harlow, Essex, stands on the River Stort. This shot was taken on a crisp February day.
Mike Carroll | Anyone for a swing

Anyone for a swing

Impromptu play area on Buttermere in the English Lake District
Mike Carroll | Mellow Yellow

Mellow Yellow

A field of vibrant yellow buttercups leads to the church of St Andrew's and Holy Cross, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Mike Carroll | Sunset over the Cheviot Hills

Sunset over the Cheviot Hills

A hazy sunset in Northumbria, looking north to the Cheviot Hills from the Alnwick to Rothbury road. The haze has created some lovely pastel colours
Mike Carroll | Monsal Dale, Derbyshire

Monsal Dale, Derbyshire

Part of the popular walk through Monsal Dale in Derbyshire
Mike Carroll | Scots Pine

Scots Pine

Winter image looking upwards at a Scots Pine Tree
Mike Carroll | Bamburgh Castle at Sunset

Bamburgh Castle at Sunset

A view of Bamburgh Castle, Northumbria, taken from the beach to the north during the golden hour just before sunset.
Mike Carroll | Rusty boat detail

Rusty boat detail

Close-up of the bow of an old boat at Morston Quay, Norfolk
Mike Carroll | Oh aye - watch out!

Oh aye - watch out!

Gentle warning notice posted on a farm wall in the Lake District
Mike Carroll | Skeletal trees at sunset

Skeletal trees at sunset

Three bare trees stand out against the dusk sky and are reflected in a New Forest pond
Mike Carroll | Winter tree reflection

Winter tree reflection

A winter tree reflected in the River Stort near Bishop's Stortford, Herts
Mike Carroll | River Stort on a fine winter day

River Stort on a fine winter day

Fine reflections of trees in the River Stort on a sunny January day
Mike Carroll | Big skies, big beach

Big skies, big beach

A fine winter's day at Wells-Next-the-Sea in Norfolk
Mike Carroll | The Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge to Nowhere

Looking across a bridge in the Hertfordshire countryside on a cold, misty, January night
Mike Carroll | Hertford Lock No. 1

Hertford Lock No. 1

Hertford Lock No. 1 on the River Lea in Hertfordshire on a blustery early summer's day
Mike Carroll | Lock-keeper's cottage near Hertford

Lock-keeper's cottage near Hertford

The Lock-keeper's cottage at Hertford Lock No. 1 on the River Lea in Hertfordshire
Mike Carroll | Westward Ho! dunes

Westward Ho! dunes

A view across the sand dunes to the sea at Westward Ho!, Devon, England
Mike Carroll | Star Lane, Great Dunmow

Star Lane, Great Dunmow

Star Lane in Great Dunmow, Essex, showing the Star Restaurant and Luckins store which used to be the best Grocer's for miles around
Mike Carroll | In a country Churchyard (3)

In a country Churchyard (3)

A view of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church at Manuden in Essex
Mike Carroll | In a Country Churchyard (2)

In a Country Churchyard (2)

A view of the Church Yard of St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church at Manuden in Essex
Mike Carroll | A Country Churchyard (1)

A Country Churchyard (1)

A view of the Church Yard of St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church at Manuden in Essex
Mike Carroll | Cardiff Bay Waterfront

Cardiff Bay Waterfront

The waterfront at Cardiff Bay just before sunset, showing The Pierhead Carousel, The Pierhead and the Senedd (Welsh National Assembly) in the foreground, with the wales Millennium Centre behind
Mike Carroll | Tenby Harbour at the Golden Hour

Tenby Harbour at the Golden Hour

A view across picturesque Tenby Harbour at the Golden Hour just before sunset on a July evening
Mike Carroll | Laugharne Castle

Laugharne Castle

Laugharne Castle in South Wales on a stormy July morning. Laugharne is a small town in Carmarthenshire famous for its association with the writer Dylan Thomas