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 click on each area for more information:
Druridge Bay to Amble - Including Cresswell, Druridge Bay Country Park and Coquet Island.
Warkworth to Alnmouth - Including Warkworth beach.
Boulmer to Low Newton - Including Craster, Dunstanburgh and Embleton.
Beadnell to Bamburgh - Including Seahouses, the Farne Islands, Budle Bay and Waren Mill.
Holy Island to Berwick - Including Beal and the causeway.