5 best places to eat in Alnmouth

Alnmouth is a small coastal village in North Northumberland. It is well known for its beautiful beach, historic harbour and terrace of houses painted in pastel colours. Alnmouth has a vibrant pub and restaurant scene all year round but is particularly lively in the summer. This is my 5 best (not in any particular order)Continue reading “5 best places to eat in Alnmouth”

Wildflowers – Ivy leaved toadflax

This tiny creeper loves to grow into crevices in brick walls all over the UK and Europe This tough little plant has evergreen leaves and small flowers roughly similar to snap dragon flowers. The plant was apparently introduced when a shipment of sculptures arrived in the UK from Italy. It has spread quickly and isContinue reading “Wildflowers – Ivy leaved toadflax”

Orange hawkweed

Orange hawkweed is a perennial wild flower from alpine regions of central and Southern Europe. The flower itself can come in a wide range of colours from a deep rusty orange to a pure yellow often with a range in between. The plant grows low to the ground avoiding lawn mowers and grazing animals. TheContinue reading “Orange hawkweed”

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