Tag Archives: Helens Bay

Going Coastal

A damp start, with the roads still wet from overnight rain as I set off briefly along the Greenway then through Dundonald up the Old Belfast Road, up the Holywood road and down the Ballymoney road to Helens Bay. Onwards … Continue reading

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Helens Bay at sunrise

Having seen an Otter last night and a Fox the previous night whilst walking to the local shop for a pint of Milk I couldn’t help but wonder what was in store for me this morning on my pre-sunrise journey … Continue reading

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Helens Bay

A showery and windy day gave way to a more settled, sunny evening and for a brief period of time the light at Helens Bay in County Down was just beaut. If you want to buy a print of any … Continue reading

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Greypoint Fort

Greypoint Fort in County Down’s Helen’s Bay near Bangor was completed back in 1907 and played a role [not a very effective one] in the defence of the 1941 bombing of Belfast in the second world war. The site has … Continue reading

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Pier on the Promenade

Further down Marine Highway in the County Antrim town of Carrickfergus, a few hundred yards from Carrickfergus Castle is a stone pier that offers views across Belfast Lough to Hollywood, Helen’s Bay, Groomsport, Donaghadee etc in County Down. The green … Continue reading

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Carrickfergus Harbour

I made this exposure of these Boats bobbing around in their mooring at Carrickfergus Harbour Marina shortly after the previous photograph of Carrickfergus Castle was captured. You can see on the horizon the stunning sunrise happening on the other shore … Continue reading

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