The coastal flora was particularly beautiful during our stay in Northumberland in early July. These are some of the highlights.
Pyramidal orchids on the sand dunes at Embleton.
Agrimony on the coastal path south of Howick.
Bloody cranesbill (above and below) at Low Newton.
Common mallow on the coastal path between Low Newton and Football Hole.
Hawkweeds and quaking grass at Football Hole
Lady's bedstraw at Low Newton.
Meadow cranesbill growing close to the beach at Howick (typically crowded Northumbrian beach!) and ..
..... just above the high water mark at Low Newton
A magnificent display of ragged robin on the coastal path south of Howick.
Rest harrow at Low Newton.
Sea mayweed at Budle Bay (top) and on the black dolerite boulders at Dunstanburgh.
Sea pink at Cullernose Point (top) and at Dunstanburgh (above).
Silverweed (showing silvery underside leaves) on the shingle at Budle Bay
Wild carrot at Low Newton
White stonecrop and ....
.... yellow stonecrop, both at Budle Bay