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View along Whiterock bay to Sketrick Island and remains of the castle. Sketrick island is also home to Daft Eddys bar and resturant, a great watering hole on the Lough.
Daft Eddie by the by was one of a gang of smugglers of Strangford Lough who eluded the customs men continually, mainly due to ’Daft’Eddie who they never believed was a smuggler .. just the local simpleton. Daft Eddie, or The Smugglers of Strangford Lough, a book by W G Lyttle tells the story of the incredible activities of a wild band of smugglers who conducted a reign of terror around the shores of Strangford Lough in the early years of the 19th century.

As with all of the coastline of Northern Ireland,Strangford Lough is looked after by the National trust.

I’ve been working around this area of Strangford lough, Co Down,Northern Ireland, for years…awful job.. but !…Hey somebodyhas to do it!!!

Nikon D60 awful lotta pixes!

Rejected by ’ A Little Bit Of Country’…mmn .. something to do with the tides … or maybe the water goes down the plug hole the ..‘wrong’ way

Comments

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 4 years ago

    Yes, this atmosphere is just unbearable. I’ll be right over…. Beautiful, beautiful – fine composition.

  • Thank you Sheila ..I’ll have your Ulster fry ready for nine!

    – oulgundog

  • jazzdevil
    jazzdevilover 4 years ago

    Marvellous light and colours. Looks perfect to me.

  • Yeah lovely spot ..you’ll have visit next time your over

    – oulgundog

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walterover 4 years ago

    Wonderful photo.

  • Thank Lucinda . You’re very kind XX

    – oulgundog

  • laurawhitaker
    laurawhitakerover 4 years ago

    Love the blues in this! Well captured!

  • Thank you Laura. Strangford Lough

    – oulgundog

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 4 years ago

    really lovely scene and photo!

  • Thank you Charmeine, its lovely here today as well.:-)

    – oulgundog

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 4 years ago

    We all do have a gripe about weather but this looks pretty good to me…We have had a long cold winter that started early Autumn and now into spring and it is still winter. Someone tell the Seasons to change. Shirley

  • Thanks Shirley ..sorry I missed your comment and late replying !!:-)

    – oulgundog

  • erwina
    erwinaabout 4 years ago

    Nice shot… have enjoyed one or two guinness’s in my time on the picnic table in daft eddy’s up there!

  • Well if you fancy enjoying another ‘couple’ i’ll be down that way in the morning!!

    – oulgundog

  • akaurora
    akauroraabout 4 years ago

    This is the type of ‘awful’ weather that we wouldn’t mind having year round (got a dusting of ‘white stuff’ yesterday < frowning > but that’s what comes with winter in Alaska). Beautiful scenic capture. Take Care ~ Rick & Deb ~ ☺

  • LOL Yes it’s difficult but we have to perservere!!;-)

    – oulgundog

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