Alnmouth Bay (9 miles)
A handy beach a short drive from Keeper's Cottage, this bay is split in two by the river Aln. On the Northern side you can park on the beach and walk either north towards Foxton Hall or south to the mouth of the river.
South of the river, the beach is accessed either from Warkworth or down a single track road leading from the A1068.
Sugar Sands (10 Miles)
Perfect for a paddling and picnics.
A hidden gem, access from Longhoughton Village down a single track farm lane.
Park your car on the crest of the dunes and take in the stunning scenery.
Embleton Bay (12 Miles)
Considered by many to be one of the most picturesque beaches on The Northumberland Coast. The pretty 18th century fishing village of Low Newton by the Sea sits at the Northern end of the beach and is home to the Ship Inn, a popular and friendly pub serving an excellent range of bar meals and home brewed beers. Can be accessed on foot from Embleton.
Beadnell Bay (17.5 miles)
A stunning beach with access from Beadnell village itself or from Newton at the Southern end. Beadnell itslef has a small harbour providing shelter for traditional Northumbrian fishing Cobles.
Sheltered and sparkling clean sand to the South, very popular with watersports enthusiasts.
Bamburgh Beach (22 miles)
Sited below the impressive Bamburgh Castle with views towards the Farne Islands. The castle is open to visitors between Easter and September.
The sandy beach stretches south for three miles to Seahouses and the village is charming and unpretentious.