READERS of the Hexham Courant online took to social media to share their views on the news that a tour company will this summer offer day trips to see the Northumberland filming locations of well-known and much-loved ITV drama Vera.

VICKI KEMP SAID: “Love Vera and it has def made me plan to visit that area of the UK.”

LOUISA WAUGH SAID: “Love Vera and love how it shows our stunning coast and how beautiful the North-East is.”

COLLEEN G FOX SAID: “Wish we could do these tours. Just love the series.”

JANETTE STAPLETON SAID: “Brilliant show, beautiful scenery.”

WENDY PLATT SAID: “Love Vera, can’t wait for the new series.”

ROS PORTSMOUTH SAID: “Love Hexham, such a beautiful place.”

Vera, which stars Brenda Blethyn in the lead role, is no stranger to the Tyne Valley and always receives a warm welcome from fans.

She has recently visited Corbridge, as well as Blanchland, Barrasford, Ridsdale and Newbrough.