Craster Memories

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i graham armstrong used to holiday in craster every year with my brother kevin, father john armstrong during late 1950's and early 60's. we all stayed at the sweet shop called nelsons on the harbour. many a good time was had by all!

Dunstanburgh Castle is one of my favourite places; my grandparents, George and Margaret, Armstrong lived in Dunston Square (just a field away from the castle) from 1952 until they both died in the 70's. We lived in Bedlington and went to visit them every summer holidays for a week. It used to take 3 buses and nearly a (...Read full memory)