Tynemouth Headland - early morning photos.
The photos were taken from the headland between Tynemouth Priory and the River Tyne shortly after dawn.
Views include the Priory Ruins, North Shields Upper and Lower Lights, Ferry , South Shields and Herd Groyne. All were taken with a long lens.
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Tynemouth Priory Ruins glowing in early morning sunlight.
A closer view of the ruins.
A view of part of the castle ruins.
North Shields Upper and Lower Lights.
A closer view of North Shields Upper and Lower Lights.
View up the River Tyne towards the Shields Ferry.
A slightly closer view.
Zooming in for a much closer view.
Waves rolling up the River Tyne past Herd Groyne.
Looking over the River Tyne and South Shields Pier to waves breaking onto the beach.
Waves breaking onto the rocks in front of the Priory.
The shore in front of the Priory.
View across to the Collingwood Monument from the pier.
A view of Long Sands taken from the Sea Front a little later in the morning.