Seals, Harbours and WOW what a castle!

Burnmouth Harbour

Burnmouth Harbour

A happy day exploring the treasures of the east coast, Burnmouth & Eyemouth on the Scottish side of the border and Bamburgh on the English side.

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle took us completely by surprise, we had no idea it was one of the largest castles in the UK and is still lived in by the Armstrong family. Very impressive sight. The croquet team put on a show for us in the foreground.

RNLI floral display

Royal National Lifeboat Institute

Seal

Seal

For £2 you can buy 4 pieces of fish to feed the seals in the harbour.

Eyemouth Lifeboat

Eyemouth Lifeboat

RNLI Lifeboat. There was a terrible tragedy in 1881 known as Black Friday when 189 fishermen lost their lives when a storm blew up while the fishing fleet was out. 129 of these were from Eyemouth. If only they had RNLI lifeboats in those days. Eyemouth today is still a bustling fishing village.

Eyemouth Harbour

Eyemouth Harbour

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