Churches, Castles and Ruins
This is the atmospheric Castle Rigg Stone Circle set high above Keswick in The Lake District. With Helvellyn and High Seat as a backdrop it is one of the most beautiful scenes in Cumbria.
This is Jesus Church in the village Troubeck in the Cumbrian Lake District. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Windermere, the archdeaconry of Westmorland and Furness and the diocese of Carlisle.
This is the Church of Saint Patrick in Patterdale. A beautiful Cumbrian village in the heart of The Lake District. After a hard winter the daffodils have brought the churchyard to life. Patterdale is situated near Lake Ullswater and The famous Kirkstone Pass
Poulnabrone dolmen (Poll na mBrón in Irish, meaning hole of the quern stones is a portal tomb - one of approximately 172 in Ireland - located in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland. It dates back to the Neolithic period, probably between 4200 BC and 2900 BC. It is situated 8 km (5 miles) south of Ballyvaughan, 9.6 km (6 miles) north-west of Kilnaboy
The Temple of Minerva is dedicated to The Goddess of Wisdom and The Arts. Constructed between 1754 and 1757 it lies in Hardwick Park near Sedgefield, County Durham.
This is Durham Castle , a Norman castle that is now University College. Standing high above the River Wear above Framwellgate Bridge and opposite Durham Cathedral.
Dunstanburgh Castle is situated on The Northumberland Coast between Craster and Embleton. Built in the 14th century by Earl Thomas of Lancaster.
This is an old church outside the coastal town Westport in County Mayo, Southern Ireland. As the sun set, it warmed the sky and building beautifully creating a cosy glow as the horse grazed in the foreground among the buttercups.
This is Eilean Donan Castle on the West Coast of Scotland not far from the Bridge over to The Isle of Skye. Calm waters made for a great reflection and stunning backdrop to moody skies
This is the picturesque castle Eilean Donan. Frequently appearing on film and television, the Castle stands on a tiny island where the 3 Lochs, Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh all meet and is not far from Dornie in the Western Highlands. Restored in the early 20th century, a footbridge now connects the island to the mainland.
This is a monochrome photograph of the Old Signal Box at Cat Castle near Lartington in Teesdale, County Durham
This is a misty autumn morning in the cemetery at St Mary's Churchyard in Staindrop, County Durham.