Warkworth

Taken in August 1993

 

800Warkcastle.jpg (115598 bytes) Warkworth Castle, home of the powerful Percy family, dominates the main street, rising up both a natural hill to the south of the settlement, and also upon its pedestal mound of earth. the flag of English Heritage flies above the highest turret.

800Warkcastle.jpg (115598 bytes)

800Warkcastle.jpg (115598 bytes) Bustling tourism dominates the high street during a hot summer afternoon .. but first you have to wait for the leisurely lunch-hour to finish!

800Warkcastle.jpg (115598 bytes)

800Warkbridge.jpg (149569 bytes) The historic fortified bridge at the northern entrance to the town, the only other way in after the neck of the meander of the River Croquet, amply guarded by Warkworth Castle.

800Warkbridge.jpg (149569 bytes)


Gallery

Home