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Ulster beauty spots Spring/Summer 2017 - Belfast Telegraph readers' pictures

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Gavin O ‘Connor's photo of Sea Stack at White Park Bay. March 2017

Gavin O ‘Connor's photo of Sea Stack at White Park Bay. March 2017

The swan family. Clandeboye Lake, Co Downn 0 submitted by Joyce Dunlop. March 2017

The swan family. Clandeboye Lake, Co Downn 0 submitted by Joyce Dunlop. March 2017

Was a fairly foggy day coming up from Bloody Bridge, eerily quiet except for the wind. Picture is Mourne wall Southern slope.  Submitted by Keith Lowry, from Kilbride, Ballyclare. March 2017

Was a fairly foggy day coming up from Bloody Bridge, eerily quiet except for the wind. Picture is Mourne wall Southern slope. Submitted by Keith Lowry, from Kilbride, Ballyclare. March 2017

I used to live in Northern Ireland but I do not live there anymore. I have very fond memories of my life there during my time at Queen's University Belfast - here's my picture of Springhill House, Moneymore, Co. Derry - submitted by Michela Dettori

I used to live in Northern Ireland but I do not live there anymore. I have very fond memories of my life there during my time at Queen's University Belfast - here's my picture of Springhill House, Moneymore, Co. Derry - submitted by Michela Dettori

My name is Neil Hunter and I live in the Bangor area. The picture was taken the night after the 'super moon' at Donaghadee looking over the harbour

My name is Neil Hunter and I live in the Bangor area. The picture was taken the night after the 'super moon' at Donaghadee looking over the harbour

Scrabo, submitted by Kate Mairs, March 2017.

Scrabo, submitted by Kate Mairs, March 2017.

This is a photo I took recently of McCarts Fort (Cavehill). Managed to get a brief break in the rain to capture this nice, foggy scene. Submitted by Michael McGibney, from Belfast, March 2017

This is a photo I took recently of McCarts Fort (Cavehill). Managed to get a brief break in the rain to capture this nice, foggy scene. Submitted by Michael McGibney, from Belfast, March 2017

Port Moon Bothy between Dunseverick Castle and The Giants Causeway - submitted by Eoin McConnell. March 2017

Port Moon Bothy between Dunseverick Castle and The Giants Causeway - submitted by Eoin McConnell. March 2017

Ballintoy looking out towards Rathlin - Submitted by Gavin O’ Connor, Belfast. March 2017

Ballintoy looking out towards Rathlin - Submitted by Gavin O’ Connor, Belfast. March 2017

Fair Head - Submitted by Gavin O’ Connor, Belfast. March 2017

Fair Head - Submitted by Gavin O’ Connor, Belfast. March 2017

Errigle and The Posion Glen - Submitted by Gavin O’ Connor, Belfast. March 2017

Errigle and The Posion Glen - Submitted by Gavin O’ Connor, Belfast. March 2017

Manannan Mac Lir, the Celtic Sea God, looks out from his home on Binevenagh Mountain at sunset on Thursday December 29 2016. Photo by Eoin McConnell

Manannan Mac Lir, the Celtic Sea God, looks out from his home on Binevenagh Mountain at sunset on Thursday December 29 2016. Photo by Eoin McConnell

This was taken on October 2016 at Murlough reserve. Where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea. Submitted by Deborah Anderson from Lisburn

This was taken on October 2016 at Murlough reserve. Where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea. Submitted by Deborah Anderson from Lisburn

Sunrise at Clarendon Dock, Belfast. Picture: Bev Cripps

Sunrise at Clarendon Dock, Belfast. Picture: Bev Cripps

Sunrise at Clarendon Dock, Belfast. Picture: Bev Cripps

Sunrise at Clarendon Dock, Belfast. Picture: Bev Cripps

Belfast Waterworks - taken by Erin Maguire. Oct 2016

Belfast Waterworks - taken by Erin Maguire. Oct 2016

Hi, I thought this photograph that I took at Lagan  madows taken last Thursday (20-10-16). It was a eautiful afternoon....13c  Sunshine - Reflections - Idyllic - Nature at its best!!!  - Pauline Greenaway

Hi, I thought this photograph that I took at Lagan madows taken last Thursday (20-10-16). It was a eautiful afternoon....13c Sunshine - Reflections - Idyllic - Nature at its best!!! - Pauline Greenaway

Taken in Stormont Park: no better place for shushing through leaves and getting messy. October 2016. By Kate Lewis Mairs, Belfast.

Taken in Stormont Park: no better place for shushing through leaves and getting messy. October 2016. By Kate Lewis Mairs, Belfast.

Ritchy Kimmins from Newry. The picture was taken in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor and it is of the Holm Oak tree. The picture was taken last weekend as this tree is over 200 years old.

Ritchy Kimmins from Newry. The picture was taken in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor and it is of the Holm Oak tree. The picture was taken last weekend as this tree is over 200 years old.

St Philips and St James church grounds in Holywood. Couldn't help but snap this brushstroke of evening sun. Taken October 2016 by Jen Dickson

St Philips and St James church grounds in Holywood. Couldn't help but snap this brushstroke of evening sun. Taken October 2016 by Jen Dickson

I took this round the corner from my house in Greyabbey in Co Down on October 19, 2016, at 1.30pm. It was a very blustery day and the sky was doing crazy things! Submitted by Jill Smyth

I took this round the corner from my house in Greyabbey in Co Down on October 19, 2016, at 1.30pm. It was a very blustery day and the sky was doing crazy things! Submitted by Jill Smyth

Autumn in Antrim, 2016, submitted by Mairead McCann

Autumn in Antrim, 2016, submitted by Mairead McCann

This is a picture taken by myself on 20/10/16 of the trees in Alexandra Park, Belfast - Gerard McCartan

This is a picture taken by myself on 20/10/16 of the trees in Alexandra Park, Belfast - Gerard McCartan

This photo was taken on October 4, 2016 at 7am in Letterkenny. It features Conwal parish church in the town'a beautiful and historic Cathedral quarter. Submitted by Cathal McGlynn

This photo was taken on October 4, 2016 at 7am in Letterkenny. It features Conwal parish church in the town'a beautiful and historic Cathedral quarter. Submitted by Cathal McGlynn

A magnificent sunrise over Rathlin Island - Picture submitted by Ian McCullough, Oct 3 2016 .

A magnificent sunrise over Rathlin Island - Picture submitted by Ian McCullough, Oct 3 2016 .

Harvest moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Friday 16 Sept 2016 at Donaghadee lighthouse. Picture by Bernie Brown

Harvest moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Friday 16 Sept 2016 at Donaghadee lighthouse. Picture by Bernie Brown

Harvest moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Friday 16 Sept 2016 at Donaghadee lighthouse. Picture by Bernie Brown

Harvest moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Friday 16 Sept 2016 at Donaghadee lighthouse. Picture by Bernie Brown

Mist rolling in over Binevenagh Mountain, Limavady. Picture Submitted by Eoin McConnell. Nov 2015

Mist rolling in over Binevenagh Mountain, Limavady. Picture Submitted by Eoin McConnell. Nov 2015

Hugh McCloy, from Moneymore Co Derry took this picture of Lough Melvin  Flangans Point, looking across the lough to the mountains

Hugh McCloy, from Moneymore Co Derry took this picture of Lough Melvin Flangans Point, looking across the lough to the mountains

Trevor Denton From Crumlin took this at the harbour in  Buncrana. It will probably take more than a lick of paint to get this vessel shipshape again. Nov 2015

Trevor Denton From Crumlin took this at the harbour in Buncrana. It will probably take more than a lick of paint to get this vessel shipshape again. Nov 2015

Steven Hylands, from Banbridge took this picture of Clare Glen. You can see a herron in the distance waiting patiently to catch any fish swimming down stream! November 2015

Steven Hylands, from Banbridge took this picture of Clare Glen. You can see a herron in the distance waiting patiently to catch any fish swimming down stream! November 2015

A stunning evening in Portstewart. Pic: Alannah Morrow

A stunning evening in Portstewart. Pic: Alannah Morrow

A beautiful August day in Annalong, Co Down. By Paul Briggs from Portadown

A beautiful August day in Annalong, Co Down. By Paul Briggs from Portadown

Victor Anton, from Alpharetta, GA USA, submitted this picture of  Shane Castle, Randalstown. Summer 2015

Victor Anton, from Alpharetta, GA USA, submitted this picture of Shane Castle, Randalstown. Summer 2015

Patrick Hughes captured this stunning shot of Armagh Cathedral

Patrick Hughes captured this stunning shot of Armagh Cathedral

Sunrise at Ballymorran Bay, Strangford Lough - Submitted by Glenn Millar June 2015

Sunrise at Ballymorran Bay, Strangford Lough - Submitted by Glenn Millar June 2015

Legananny Dolmen, Co Down by Carson Harte

Legananny Dolmen, Co Down by Carson Harte

Wheatear (female) in prime condition to depart shortly for that long flight back to its Winter Grounds in Central Africa By Christine Cassidy, Derry

Wheatear (female) in prime condition to depart shortly for that long flight back to its Winter Grounds in Central Africa By Christine Cassidy, Derry

Coast line, Carrack A Rede. Taken during our annual family holiday  2014 - Andy Milford

Coast line, Carrack A Rede. Taken during our annual family holiday 2014 - Andy Milford

I was driving along the Strangford Lough shore road (on a bird watching trip )two or three miles from Newtownards when I spotted this magical view of hay bales with the lough and Scrabo in the distance. I thought 'isn’t Northern Ireland the most wonderful place to live?'. It was so beautiful and I had to  stop and take a photo. By Noeni Bryars, Harmony Hill Lambeg.

I was driving along the Strangford Lough shore road (on a bird watching trip )two or three miles from Newtownards when I spotted this magical view of hay bales with the lough and Scrabo in the distance. I thought 'isn’t Northern Ireland the most wonderful place to live?'. It was so beautiful and I had to stop and take a photo. By Noeni Bryars, Harmony Hill Lambeg.

Locals claim this building in Portbraddan, Co Antrim is the smallest church in Ireland. It was built 1950s as cow byre. Photo by David Fennelly

Locals claim this building in Portbraddan, Co Antrim is the smallest church in Ireland. It was built 1950s as cow byre. Photo by David Fennelly

Pans Rocks, Ballycastle Beach by Gordon Douglas

Pans Rocks, Ballycastle Beach by Gordon Douglas

Mussendun: Peering west toward Downhill Beach from Mussendun Temple. Submitted by Barry Grayson, Los Angeles, CA.

Mussendun: Peering west toward Downhill Beach from Mussendun Temple. Submitted by Barry Grayson, Los Angeles, CA.

Ballintoy harbour

Ballintoy harbour

Evelyn McCullough

Ballywalter Harbour. Photograph by Tim Gaston

Ballywalter Harbour. Photograph by Tim Gaston

Islandhill, Comber. Photograph by Tim Gaston

Islandhill, Comber. Photograph by Tim Gaston

Carrickfergus Castle by Martin Soutar - Carrickfergus Castle

Carrickfergus Castle by Martin Soutar - Carrickfergus Castle

'These photographs were taken during my morning walk on Gibb's Island, Killyleagh, Co Down. It really is a beautiful place' - Pic Laura Skinner

'These photographs were taken during my morning walk on Gibb's Island, Killyleagh, Co Down. It really is a beautiful place' - Pic Laura Skinner

Kircubbin harbour. Photo by Tim Gaston

Kircubbin harbour. Photo by Tim Gaston

The Bangor Maritime festival, June 7. Pic Maureen Ross

The Bangor Maritime festival, June 7. Pic Maureen Ross

Gavin O ‘Connor's photo of Sea Stack at White Park Bay. March 2017

From Mount Errigal to Slieve Donard here is our collection of reader photographs capturing the magic and beauty of the  Ulster countryside

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Do you have some photographs of your favourite beauty spots from Dundrum to Donegal and Carrick to Downpatrick? Have you captured an image you would like to share with Belfast Telegraph readers? .

It is easy to do. Simply email your pictures to us at: digital.editorial@belfasttelegraph.co.uk  and include:

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