Armed Forces Day is a yearly event to show support and pay tribute to those who have, and do, put their lives on the line. This year the national event was held in Llandudno. It couldn’t have been a more perfect day – sunshine and bright blue skies with a cooling sea breeze which I’m sure those in uniform were grateful for. Here are a few of the highlights.
The impressive ruins of Whitby Abbey are perched on a headland overlooking the town of Whitby and the North Sea, and are said to have been the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula, along with certain areas of the town.
I would never have associated the Holy Island of Lindisfarne with industry, but in the 19th century an existing site was developed and lime kilns, which replaced a previous operation, were built and began production. The lime stone came from quarries on the north side of the island.