Northumberland Beaches

Northumberland Beaches

Whether you’re planning a staycation or a day trip with the kids. Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful Northumberland beaches.

Find your favourite Northumberland Beaches

From local seafood at Craster beach to sandy beaches and coastal castles Northumberland Beaches have a lot to offer.

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Full List of Northumberland Beaches

Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in Northumberland in alphabetical order.

Know the name of the beach you are looking? See the full list of beaches in Northumberland in alphabetical order.

Alnmouth Beach

Lovely Alnmouth beach stretches around of the mouth of the River Aln, with wide sandy areas, rolling…

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Amble Little Shore Beach

Charming Amble Little Shore beach is a a small sandy beach close to the harbour.

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Amble Links Beach

Amble Links Beach is a seven-mile sand, rock and shingle beach backed by grassy dunes.

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Bamburgh Beach

Bamburgh beach, which starts at Harkness Rocks, leading to Seahouses, is an award-winning golden sandy beach overlooked…

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Beadnell Bay

Beadnell Bay is a popular holiday destination on the north east coast with a large golden sandy…

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Blyth South Beach

Beach Sandy Blythe Beach popular with holiday makers and backed by beach huts.

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Boulmer Beach

In the traditional fishing village of Boulmer (actually pronounced ‘Boomer’) the unspoilt sandy stretch of beach attracts nature lovers.

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Budle Bay

Budle Bay or Warren Mill, just north of Banburgh on the Northumberland coast, is a sandy beach…

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Cambois Beach

Cambois Beach is a long sandy beach stretching across the mouth of the Wansbeck estuary. Beach HighlightsLocal…

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Cheswick Sands

Cheswick Sands is a vast sandy beach on the Northumberland coast, with stunning views in every direction….

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Cocklawburn Beach

Cocklawburn Beach just north of Cheswick Sands on the Northumberland coast is sandy with rocky areas perfect…

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Collywell Bay

Collywell Bay Beach on the Northumberland coast.

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Craster Beach

Craster beach is actually a rocky coastline backed by grassland. Charming Craster village with its fishing history…

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Cresswell Beach

Cresswell Beach is a poplular holday spot backed by holiday parks and is dog friendly all year…

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Druridge Bay

Druridge Bay Beach is dog friendly and great for long walks.

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Embleton Beach

Embleton Beach sitting amongst the sand dunes overlooking the splendour of Embleton Bay are about 40 wooden…

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Foxton Beach

Just North of Alnmouth you will find lovely Foxton Beach. It is far quieter than Alnmouth, but lovely and secluded.

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Greens Haven Beach

Visit Greens Haven Beach in Berwick-upon-Tweed its is dog friendly all year round.

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Goswick Sands

Goswick Sands on the Northumberland Coast is a wide expanse of sandy beach, leading to The Holy…

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Hauxley Beach

A nature lovers favourite, Hauxley Beach is a sandy beach with the Hauxley nature reserve close by.

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Holy Island Coves Haven

Visit charming Coves Haven on Holy Island (Lindisfarne) is a a quiet sheltered sandy beach, on…

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Holy Island Harbour Beach

Visit Holy Island Harbour Beach Holy Island Harbour Beach is a small beach overlooking the harbour with views to Lindisfarne…

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Holy Island Keel Head

Holy Island Keel Head is a lovely beach which is backed by dunes, on the north coast…

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Holy Island The Links

Holy Island The Links on Holy Island is a large stretch of sandy beach on the north…

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Howdiemont Sands Beach

Howdiemont Sands Beach is a charming beach between Boulmer and Howick on the Northumberland coast.

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Little Beach

Visit Little Beach Just north of the Pier is Little Beach, in Berwick upon Tweed, on the Northumberland Coast. The…

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Longhoughton Steel Beach

Beach Longhoughton Steel Beach Beach HighlightsLocal LinksBeach Management This beach is … Dog friendly Great for walks…

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Low Newton Beach

Low Newton Beach is a golden sandy beach popular with windsurfers and watersports enthusiasts.

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Lynemouth Bay

Lynemouth Bay Beach HighlightsLocal LinksBeach Management This beach is … Dog friendly Great for walks Have a…

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Newbiggin Bay

Newbiggin Bay Beach is dog friendly and great for walks.

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Ross Back Sands

Ross Back Sands is an unspoilt sandy beach between Holy Island and Budle Bay and part…

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Seahouses Beach

Seahouses Beach is a wide golden expanse of sand, that sits just below the Golf Club.

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Seaton Sluice Beach

Visit Seaton Sluice Beach

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Spittal Beach

Spittal Beach, the sandy beach at Spittal runs from the River Tweed to the cliffs at Bears Head.

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St Aidans Beach

St Aidans Beach just south of Budle Bay is in a popular seaside resort and fishing spot.

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Sugar Sands Beach

Sugar Sands Beach is a small sandy beach between Boulmer and Howick which can be reached on…

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Togston Beach

Togston Beach on the Northumberland Coast.

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Warkworth Beach

East facing Warkworth Beach on the Northumberland coast is a great spot for long walks with the dogs.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

Enjoy the beautiful Northumberland coast.

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Explore the miles of UK coastline with popular seaside destinations, coastal walks and water sports. Stop off at a beach for the day or walk or cycle the Coastal Trail.


NORTHUMBERLAND

From local seafood at Craster beach to sandy beaches and coastal castles Northumberland Beaches have a lot to offer.

YORKSHIRE

Home to famous Scarborough Beach to the Dinosaur Coast in Runswick Bay there is lots to see and do along the Yorkshire Coast.

TYNE & WEAR

Enjoy the beautiful family friendly Tyne & Wear coast with broad golden sandy beaches stunning natural scenery and rich history.

EAST RIDING

Great for weekends away at the beach, the East Riding coast has plenty of sightseeing as well as water sports destinations.

DURHAM

Visit the the Durham Heritage Coast looking out over the North Sea, from Sandy Crimdon beach to sites of Special Scientific Interest.