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Bamburgh Castle Beach

Seahouses, Northumberland

Sandy beaches, a few rocks, large sand dunes and beautiful views towards Farne Islands. Bamburgh lies on the Northumberland coast in an area of Oustanding Natural Beauty.

Beach Type



Toilets and disabled toilets situated at the castle


Wind surfing

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks. Seals seen. dolphins occassionally. eider ducks. curlews. oyster catchers and wading birds.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Litter collected every week by contractor. Litter bins present but none in the car park.


Dogs are allowed and dog bins are provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Tourist Office Open All Year 106 Marygate. Berwick (tel: 01289 330733) email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Seahouses
County: Northumberland
Latitude/Longitude: 55.611, -1.70629
Postcode: NE69 7DF
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Easy access from A1. and well signposted.

Public Transport

Almouth station. Berwick station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Chathill (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available in 2 areas - charges apply. space for 100 cars approximately.

Nearby Car Parks

Links Road, Bamburgh (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Lindisfarne Nature Rreserve - Waren Mill, Waren Mill (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Seafield Road, Seahouses (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Seahouses, Seahouses (Long stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Annstead Dunes, Seahouses (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Beadnell, Beadnell (Long stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Green Lane, Holy Island (Long stay).
About 5.6 miles away
Chare Ends, Holy Island (Long stay).
About 5.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Seahouses