Warkworth Castle, Flodden Field, Alnmouth, England

Continuing on with our Ogle Reunion trip in England several years ago, on day three the group was scheduled to take an all-day bus trip to visit several historic sites. Having been on the road for a week and a half by this time, constantly driving, we decided to skip the long day trip. Instead we rested, and then for lunch drove up the coast just a ways to the tiny seaside town of Alnmouth, England. We ate in a little pub and their fresh fish and chips were delicious. Here’s a few snapshots…

eng- sun inn, alnmouth

eng-alnmouth street

eng- wally leaning at alnmouth beach

eng-alnmouth castle wall flowers

eng-alnmouth oldest 9-hole course

eng-jamie waving on alnmouth beach

eng-wally walking on beach

jamie at english beach

Cousin Jim Ogles from Arizona shared his photos from their day trip, so you can see the historic sites too. Thanks Jim!

Warkworth Castle was their first stop…

Eng, Warkworth Castle sign

Eng, Warkworth castle entrance

Eng, Warkworth Castle entry sign

Eng, Warkworth Castle gate view

Eng, Warkworth castle grounds

Eng, Warkworth Castle tower gate Eng, Warkworth castle tower

Eng, Warkworth crumbling tower

Eng, Warkworth, Jim on gate

Flodden Field was the site of a bloody battle in 1513…

Eng, Flodden Field sign

Eng, Flodden Field

Eng, Flodden Field church

Eng, Flodden Field cross

Eng, castle ruins

That’s it for today… tomorrow we visit Eglingham Hall, a local pub for lunch and a lovely little church.

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