After a week shooting Scotland and Northumberland, a trip into Durham was just a quick detour on the way home.
The cathedral and castle are on top of a huge rocky crag, around which curves the river Wear. One of the UK’s most spectacular combinations of nature and man made beauty.
The weather wasn’t great – over cast yet not raining. This is good for autumn colours as the rich warm tones really stand out from the duller surroundings.
The set here is a quick loop around the river, view from a bridge and then up to the colleges around the back of the cathedral, with their distinctive cobbled streets.[nggallery id=40]