Gannet in flight

Taken from the cliff at the RSPB site near Downie Bay

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Spinnaker Tower

Open on the 18th October 2005 and stands 170m [ 560ft] above sea level, making it one of the tallest accessible structures in the UK outside of London, at a cost of £35.6 million. The tower represent sails billowing in the wind. It is the centrepiece of the redevelopment of Portsmouth Harbour. In July 2015 following a commercial sponsorship deal with Dubai-based  Emirates Airlines, The tower was renamed Emirates Spinnaker Tower

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Needles Lighthouse

Needles Lighthouse Isle Of Wight, built by Trinity House in 1859, Constructed from granite and stands 33.25 Metres high and is a circular tower with straight sides. In 1987 a helipad was added, and in 1994 the last keeper left the lighthouse when it became fully automated.

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