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Longhoughton Steel Beach

Alnwick, Northumberland

A wide bay with sand rocks and some areas of pebbles. This is a fairly remote area and very picturesque.

Beach Type

Sand/Rocks/Pebble

Facilities

None

Activities

Fishing
Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

There is a coast path and the picturesque fishing village of Boulmer is within walking distance to the south.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

ALNWICK TIC: The Shambles. Alnwick Tel: ++44 (0) 1665 510665

Location

Nearest town: Alnwick
County: Northumberland
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4345, -1.58432
Postcode: NE66 3AL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access

From Alnwick. head north on the A1 before turning off in Denwick and following signs to Longhoughton. From here you must take the small road that leads North east to the beach (not the road to Boulmer).

Nearest Railway Stations

Alnmouth (Approx. 4 miles away)
Chathill (Approx. 9 miles away)
Acklington (Approx. 9 miles away)

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

Parking

There is parking adjacent to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Craster Quarry, Craster (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Alnmouth Station, Lesbury (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Alnmouth, Alnmouth (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Greenwell Road - East, Alnwick (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Greenwell Road - Central (Right), Alnwick (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Greenwell Road - Central (Left), Alnwick (Long stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Greenwell Road - West, Alnwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Bondgate Within, Alnwick (Short stay).
About 5 miles away
Roxboro Place, Alnwick (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 5 miles away
Swansfield Park Road, Alnwick (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Alnwick