Brixham Harbour Evening

Brixham is a small fishing town in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England. Brixham is popular for it’s fishing and tourism and has one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK. It lies at the southern end of Tor bay and across the water from Torquay.

Windsor Castle through the mist

The royal residence of Windsor Castle is set in the English county of Berkshire. The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror.

This shot shows the castle through the morning mist.

Honister Pass in Lake District

I was excited to travel over this winding road as it is well known.  However the day became much more exciting when we were stopped by some traffic men.  I asked why they had stopped us and they told me that the BBC were filming for the A word.  This is a story about a little autistic boy and the opening scene is always of him walking along this road with his headphones on.

Eventually we were allowed to proceed and as we passed by the tents I saw a few of the actors having a cuppa.  I would have stopped and got some shots but my husband was driving.  So this photograph will always remind me of that day and that programme.

Brixham, Devon

Brixham is a small fishing town in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England.  Brixham is popular for it’s fishing and tourism and has one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK. It lies at the southern end of Tor bay and across the water from Torquay.

Visiting Brixham is a colourful experience.  The town is known for it’s colourful houses which surround the harbour. When there be prepared for a few steep climbs because the town is hilly and some of the best views can be seen from the top of the town.

In the past Brixham had two distinct communities, the area at the top of the hill was known as Cowtown and the harbour area was known as Fishtown.  The views from the top of these narrow passages are well worth the climb.

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At the harbour there is a viewing platform which gives both great views  of the busy working port and over the town.

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Take a walk along the breakwater to the lighthouse or walk up to Berry head where you will find an iconic lighthouse and a Napoleonic Fort. As part of the coastal headland that forms the southern boundary of Tor Bay the views along the coastline are stunning.

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For photographers there are numerous opportunities to take pictures of the stunning views however there are also chances to take some different shots.

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