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James Brunker | Millennium Walk and Stadium Supports Black and White

Millennium Walk and Stadium Supports Black and White

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium was built on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events and has a seating capacity of 74,500. It was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. The area around the old stadium was extensively re-developed at the same time, the Millennium River Walk between the stadium and the River Taff was one of the improvements.
James Brunker | Millennium Stadium Reflections Black and White

Millennium Stadium Reflections Black and White

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium was built next to the River Taff on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events and has a seating capacity of 74,500. It was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Millennium River Walk Cardiff Black and White

Millennium River Walk Cardiff Black and White

Cardiff's Millennium Stadium (on the left) was built on the site of the old national stadium to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup and is the Welsh national stadium. It hosts both the country's rugby and football matches as well as other events, and was renamed the Principality Stadium in 2016 for sponsorship reasons. The area around the old stadium was extensively re-developed at the same time, the Millennium River Walk between the stadium and the River Taff was one of the improvements. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Cardiff Castle And Winter Tree Silhouettes

Cardiff Castle And Winter Tree Silhouettes

A black and white shot of Cardiff castle and trees in the surrounding Bute Park on a winter's day. Cardiff has had a castle since at least Norman times and the 11th century motte and bailey keep still stands inside the more recent walls and buildings. The Bute family owned the castle and much of the surrounding area from the mid 18th to mid 20th centuries. Construction of the clock tower started in 1868, part of major enlargements in the Gothic Revival style commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bute.
James Brunker | Southerndown Bay in Black and White South Wales

Southerndown Bay in Black and White South Wales

A black and white shot of patterns on the beach at Southerndown Bay in South Wales at sunset. Also known as Dunraven Bay (Bae Dwnrhefn in Welsh), the area is part of the beautiful Glamorgan Heritage Coast and is noted for its dramatic limestone rock formations. The tidal ranges in the Bristol Channel are among the highest in the world (around 13m / 43ft), leaving vast, exposed expanses of beach at low tide.
James Brunker | Winter Oak Tree in Monochrome South Wales

Winter Oak Tree in Monochrome South Wales

A gorgeous sunny morning in the hills of South Wales as the clouds clear away after an overnight snowfall. The snow on the fields is just starting to melt in the morning sun while it remains on the higher hills and fells. Trees in winter in Britain have the most amazing shapes and textures, this one is a oak that has been shaped by the strong winds that often blow across the hills.
James Brunker | Winter Oak Tree in Black and White South Wales

Winter Oak Tree in Black and White South Wales

A gorgeous sunny morning in the hills of South Wales as the clouds clear away after an overnight snowfall in black and white. The snow on the fields is just starting to melt in the morning sun while it remains on the higher hills and fells. Trees in winter in Britain have the most amazing shapes and textures, this one is a oak that has been shaped by the strong winds that often blow across the hills.
James Brunker | St Peters Church Southborough Common Kent

St Peters Church Southborough Common Kent

A black and white view of St Peter's Church on Southborough Common, Kent, a well known local landmark. The original church was built in 1830 by the famous architect Decimus Burton, who is best known for designing the well known Calverley Park and Crescent in neighbouring Tunbridge Wells. Built using the local yellow clay brick and sandstone, the church was extended and the tower and spire added in 1883.
James Brunker | A walk in the woods Southborough Common

A walk in the woods Southborough Common

A man and his dog enjoying a walk on the edge of Southborough Common in winter.
James Brunker | Backlit Pine Tree in Black and White Knole Park Kent

Backlit Pine Tree in Black and White Knole Park Kent

A black and white shot of a backlit pine tree in Knole Park, a deer park just outside Sevenoaks, Kent. Knole House in the background is the largest stately home in Kent and one of the largest in England. The oldest parts date from the 15th century with major expansions in the 16th and especially the early 17th century. The park used to be a popular hunting ground for the English monarchy; now much of it is open to the public and a lovely area for walking.
James Brunker | Pine Tree Silhouette in Black and White Knole Park Kent

Pine Tree Silhouette in Black and White Knole Park Kent

A black and white shot of a backlit pine tree in Knole Park, a deer park just outside Sevenoaks, Kent. The park used to be a popular hunting ground for the English monarchy; now much of it is open to the public and a lovely area for walking. Knole House in the background is the largest stately home in Kent and one of the largest in England. The oldest parts date from the 15th century with major expansions in the 16th and especially the early 17th century.
James Brunker | St. Mary the Virgin Church Chiddingstone Kent

St. Mary the Virgin Church Chiddingstone Kent

A black and white image of the 15th century Perpendicular style tower of St. Mary the Virgin parish church in Chiddingstone, Kent. A church has stood on the site since Saxon times though most of the current building dates from the14th and 15th centuries. Like many churches in the region it was built using the distinctive local Wealden sandstone.
James Brunker | Footpath through cornfield in Black and White near Tudeley Kent

Footpath through cornfield in Black and White near Tudeley Kent

A black and white shot of a typical country scene in the Weald of Kent in early summer, a path through a field of young wheat near the small village of Tudeley. Tudeley lies on the edge of the Medway Valley between Tonbridge and Paddock Wood and the area is still remarkably rural given its proximity to these important railway towns. This may all change in the near future as Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has plans to build over 4,000 new houses on green belt land here which will almost certainly destory its charm and beauty. To find out more about these plans and campaigns against them please visit the Save Capel website: savecapel.com Facebook Page: savecapel2020 Twitter: SaveCapel A colour version of this image is also available, please message if you are interested!
James Brunker | Oast House and Summer Flowers Black and White Tudeley Kent

Oast House and Summer Flowers Black and White Tudeley Kent

A view in black and white across a wildflower meadow to an oast house, seen from the High Weald Walk near Tudeley, Kent. Oast houses are particularly associated with Kent and are also called hop kilns as they were built to dry hops, once the most important crop in the county. The Tudeley area is still very rural with plenty of beautiful countryside under wide open skies. This may all change in the near future as Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has plans to build over 4,000 new houses on green belt land here which will almost certainly destory its charm and beauty. To find out more about these plans and campaigns against them please visit the Save Capel website: savecapel.com Facebook Page: savecapel2020 Twitter: SaveCapel
James Brunker | Wheat Field in Early Summer Near Capel Kent

Wheat Field in Early Summer Near Capel Kent

A view over a field of young wheat in early summer near the small hamlet of Capel in the Weald of Kent. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested! Capel lies on the edge of the Medway Valley and has long been an important agricultural area. Despite being close to the important railway towns of Tonbridge and Paddock Wood it is still very rural and it is easy to enjoy peace and quiet in picturesque countryside under wide open skies. This may all change in the near future as Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has plans to build over 4,000 new houses nearby on green belt land which will almost certainly destroy its charm and beauty. To find out more about these plans and campaigns against them please visit the Save Capel website: savecapel.com Facebook: savecapel2020 Twitter: SaveCapel
James Brunker | All Saints Church Tudeley Kent

All Saints Church Tudeley Kent

A black and white shot of All Saints church in the small village of Tudeley in the Weald of Kent. There has been a church here since the 7th century, most of the current building dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. The unusual brick tower was added during extensive renovation in the 18th century and contrasts with the Wealden sandstone typical of churches in the Weald. The church is famous for being the only one in the world that has all its stained glass windows designed and installed (between 1967 and 1985) by the Russian-French early modernist artist Marc Chagall. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | All Saints Church Tudeley Kent

All Saints Church Tudeley Kent

A view in black and white of the unusual brick tower of All Saints church in the small village of Tudeley in the Weald of Kent. There has been a church here since the 7th century, the brickwork is the result of an extensive renovation in the 18th century. The church is famous for being the only one in the world that has all its stained glass windows designed by the Russian-French early modernist artist Marc Chagall. A colour version of this image and similar ones with a closer crop are also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Ox-eye Daises and Haysden Water in Black and White

Ox-eye Daises and Haysden Water in Black and White

A black and white image of a group of ox-eye / oxeye daisies (Leucanthemum vulgare) in flower on the shore of Haysden Water, a large lake that is part of Haysden Country Park, Kent. The lake lies next to the River Medway just upstream of the Leigh flood barrier, which protects nearby Tonbridge from flooding. It is a popular area for outdoor recreation including fishing and sailing.
James Brunker | St Mary parish church, Lamberhurst, Kent

St Mary parish church, Lamberhurst, Kent

The church of St Mary The Virgin is a short distance outside the village of Lamberhurst, Kent. There was once a church on the site in Saxon times, the current building mainly dates from the 14th and 15th centuries.
James Brunker | Polruan Village and Harbour in Black and White Cornwall

Polruan Village and Harbour in Black and White Cornwall

A black and white view of the quaint fishing village of Polruan on the River Fowey estuary on the south Cornwall coast. It lies opposite the historic town of Fowey, both have long been important ports as the estuary forms a superb natural harbour in the rugged coastline. The castle on the end of the promontory dates from the 14th century, Dodman Point is the headland on the horizon.
James Brunker | View of Fowey Town and Estuary in Black and White Cornwall

View of Fowey Town and Estuary in Black and White Cornwall

A black and white view of Fowey on the south Cornwall coast, taken from the popular Hall Walk footpath. Fowey is a historic town situated on the River Fowey estuary. It has long been an important port, the estuary offers shelter in a superb natural harbour in a rugged coastline.
James Brunker | Fowey Suburbs and Estuary Black and White Cornwall

Fowey Suburbs and Estuary Black and White Cornwall

A view of the southern part of Fowey on the south Cornwall coast. Fowey is a historic port town located on the River Fowey estuary. It has long been an important port, the estuary forms a superb natural harbour in the otherwise rugged coastline. Colour version also available, please send a message if you would like to see it uploaded!
James Brunker | Lifeboat Station black and white Hastings

Lifeboat Station black and white Hastings

There has been a Lifeboat Station at Hastings, East Sussex since 1858. The current boathouse, which is next to the area of beach used by the local fishing fleet, was built in 1995.
James Brunker | Walk on The Stade Hastings East Sussex

Walk on The Stade Hastings East Sussex

A lady waits for her dog next to a fishing boat on The Stade at Hastings, East Sussex. Hastings is home to one of Britain's oldest fishing fleets and the largest beach (as opposed to harbour) based fishing fleet in Europe. One of the harbour walls (built to provide calmer waters for boats to land on the beach) can be seen in the background
James Brunker | Fishing boats in black and white Hastings

Fishing boats in black and white Hastings

A black and white shot of fishing boats on The Stade at Hastings, East Sussex. Hastings is home to one of Britain's oldest fishing fleets and the largest beach (as opposed to harbour) based fishing fleet in Europe.
James Brunker | Old wooden fishing boat Hastings

Old wooden fishing boat Hastings

An old wooden fishing boat that is now out of service on The Stade at Hastings, East Sussex. Hastings is home to one of Britain's oldest fishing fleets and the largest beach (as opposed to harbour) based fishing fleet in Europe.
James Brunker | Seaford Head Black and White East Sussex

Seaford Head Black and White East Sussex

A black and white image of the white cliffs of Seaford Head, to the east of the town of Seaford in East Sussex. It is the westernmost of the chalk headlands that are part of the Seaford to Beachy Head Site of Special Scientific Interest, which also includes the famous Seven Sisters. A colour version of this image is also available, please message if interested!
James Brunker | Windswept Blackthorn Tree in Winter

Windswept Blackthorn Tree in Winter

A blackthorn or sloe (Prunus spinosa) tree on the South Downs in East Sussex bent over by prevailing winds. It is common across Europe, its small, black fruit is commonly used to make sloe gin in England, pacharan in the Navarre area of Spain and other alcoholic drinks in other countries. If picked after the first frosts (or frozen after picking, to reduce the bitterness) the fruit can also be used to make jams.
James Brunker | Windswept Blackthorn Tree Black and White

Windswept Blackthorn Tree Black and White

A blackthorn or sloe (Prunus spinosa) tree on the South Downs in East Sussex bent over by prevailing winds. It is common across Europe, its small, black fruit is commonly used to make sloe gin in England, pacharan in the Navarre area of Spain and other alcoholic drinks in other countries. If picked after the first frosts (or frozen after picking, to reduce the bitterness) the fruit can also be used to make jams.