Northumberland Beaches

Northumberland Beaches

If you love the great outdoors, then Northumberland’s beaches are the perfect destination for you. From walking and cycling, to birdwatching and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Find your favourite Northumberland Beaches

The Northumberland coast is a stunning stretch of coastline in the North East England, stretching about 62 miles from the Scottish border to the River Coquet. Rugged and unspoiled, with glorious sandy beaches brimming with wildlife, and picturesque villages. Enjoy walking, cycling, and birdwatching, as well as exploring historic castles, forts, and other landmarks that dot the coastline.

Northumberland Beaches A-Z

Visit Holy Island, play golf, discover remote beaches and find family friendly beachfronts.

Coastal Events

Events and Festivals

Coastal events in Northumberland for your diary

  • Food Festivals
  • Sailing
  • Sporting Events

Common Questions

The Northumberland Coast Path is part of the North Sea Trail. This path takes you along the coast from Cresswell to Berwick-upon-Tweed. For art lovers take the Amble Sculpture Trail, known as the ‘Bord Waalk’ from Warkworth through Amble to Hauxley.

Dunstanburgh Castle, Warkworth Castle, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Gardens and Bamburgh Castle are just a few of the local historical sites.

Yes, you can visit the Farne Islands by taking a boat tour from Seahouses Harbour. The tours are usually operated between April and October, and you can see a wide variety of seabirds and other wildlife on the islands.

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.

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