Former jockey takes trip to lighthouse
Richard Dunwoody, the three-time Champion Jockey who rode 1,699 British winners in his career, paid a visit to the Longstone Lighthouse last week with keeper George Shiel.
Also last week, a new gallery featuring stunning pictures taken by the two-time Grand National winner was officially opened.
His collection, primarily featuring Dunwoody’s shots of Northumberland, but also showcasing some of his other travel work over the last few years, is on show at the Rocking Horse Café & Gallery, at Rock Midstead Farm. He said: “I took the pictures from the air and it was a truly memorable trip – flying over the castles, as well as towns like Alnwick and Berwick.
“Northumberland is a cracking county and a really great place, with beautiful scenery.”