Northumberland has some of the most spectacular unspoiled coastline in the UK. It was
designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1958 and covers 39 miles of stunning coast! The Northumberland Coastal Route provides access to the many towns and villages along this magnificent stretch of coastline. Much of the area is unpopulated with mile after mile of clean and safe award-winning golden sandy beaches, quiet country lanes and an unequalled sense of freedom. For the lovers of wildlife there is the majestic Holy Island, the Farne Islands, Coquet Island, Budle Bay... the list goes on. The 64 mile (103km) long Northumberland Coastal Path forms part of the International North Sea Trail and can be walked in 6 manageable stages.
Explore all that this stunning coastline has to offer using the interactive map below or choose an area for extensive information about each stretch of the coastline, and each village or town along the way:
Druridge Bay to Amble - Including Cresswell, Druridge Bay Country Park and Coquet Island.
Warkworth to Alnmouth - Including Warkworth beach and the North and South beaches of Alnmouth.
Boulmer to Low Newton - Including Sugar Sands, Craster, Dunstanburgh and Embleton.
Beadnell to Bamburgh - Including Seahouses and the Farne Islands.
Holy Island to Berwick - Including Budle Bay, Waren Mill, Beal and the causeway.