The Way of the Sea

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St Mary's LighthouseSt Mary's Lighthouse, North TynesideLighthouse, bird-watching hide and visitor centre are all open to the public. Permanent and changing exhibitions, gift shop and educational facilities.

Royal Quays Outlet CentreRoyal Quays Outlet Centre, North ShieldsRoyal Quays was one of the first outlet centres in the country originally opening in 1996. With over 50 outlet shops to choose from offering up to 60% OFF rrp on a host of famous brands.

North Shields Fish Quay, North ShieldsNorth Shields Fish Quay dates back to the 13th Century and has a fascinating history but is now not just a place to explore Tyneside's maritime history but the perfect place for a stroll with fish and chips in hand.

Bamburgh CastleBamburgh Castle, Bamburgh

Woodhorn museum, archive and country parkWoodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives, NorthumberlandFor a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.

Seaton Delaval HallSeaton Delaval Hall, Seaton SluiceSeaton Delaval Hall is a spectacular National Trust property set in the North East; a great house set in its own estate with lovely gardens and a fine collection. That's not all - there is also much more.

Seaton Sluice, Seaton SluiceSeaton Sluice is a coastal village at the mouth of the Seaton Burn. It has a small, sleepy harbour and a number of pubs, shops and places to eat. It is quiet resort which shows little sign of its industrial past. Visitors here can get involved with surfing and the spot is also popular with…

Druridge Bay, Druridge BayA seven mile beach from Amble to Cresswell, this glorious beach combines sand dunes, pools, woodland and meadows for everyone to explore. Ideal for horse riders, walkers and cyclists, and for the more adventurous take part in canoeing, sailing, Suring and wind surfing.

Cullercoats, CullercoatsWith a sandy bay nestled between two piers this is a popular spot all year round.

Spanish City Whitley BaySpanish City, Whitley BayCompleted in 1910, ‘The Dome’ became a hub of activity and interest. Work has been undertaken including the restoration of may original features. Now the building houses many leisure facilities including; family-friendly venues, a high-quality steak and seafood restaurant, tearooms, event spaces…

Warkworth CastleWarkworth Castle, WarkworthTowering 12th century fortress with striking ruins and mystery-shrouded hermitage gracing the charming River Coquet.

Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), NorthumberlandForty miles of the country’s most sublime coastline, protected as a pristine package of wondrous wildlife and history.

LindisfarneLindisfarne, NorthumberlandPhotogenic Holy Island, crucible of the Christianisation of Britain and one of the country’s most popular pilgrimage sites.

Seahouses, SeahousesSaunter along the bustling harbour of this colourful fishing village and browse an Aladdin’s Cave of shops in this popular seaside holiday resort.  For info see ->> 

Amble, Cresswell and Newbiggin, AmbleAgreeable Amble, just down the River Coquet from Warkworth Castle is a boarding point for seasonal boat trips to offshore Coquet Island, where an impressive 20,000-odd pairs of puffins nest, alongside endangered roseate terns (the island protects Britain’s biggest population). South along the coast…

RNLI Cullercoats Lifeboat Station, CullercoatsLocated in the beautiful horseshoe-shaped Cullercoats Bay, Cullercoats Lifeboat Station operates a B class inshore lifeboat. The first lifeboat in Cullercoats was funded by the Duke of Northumberland. This became operational in 1852 following the establishment of The Royal National Lifeboat…

Fisherman's Watch House, CullercoatsThe Watch House was designed by Frank West Rich. A pre-existing clock tower was incorporated in the design. The Cullercoats Volunteer Life Brigade, was formed after 1864 and the Watch House constructed between 1877 and 1879. The duty of the Life Brigade was to assist the Coast Guard in their…

Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum, HexhamThe Vindolanda site today contains a modern world class museum using the latest interpretation techniques and display to tell a very old, very interesting Roman story.

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  1. Warkworth Castle

    Towering 12th century fortress with striking ruins and mystery-shrouded hermitage gracing…

    0.09 miles away
  2. Warkworth Castle & Hermitage

    The magnificent keep of Warkworth above the River Coquet, dominates one of the largest,…

    0.11 miles away
  1. Warkworth Beach

    Warkworth Beach

    Warkworth Beach. 

    0.78 miles away
  2. Amble Harbour & Marina

    The beautiful harbourside area of the Northumberland coast. 

    1.17 miles away
  3. Coquet Yacht Club

    A friendly club in a friendly port!   The club provides a busy sailing calendar and some…

    1.17 miles away
  4. Coquet Island

    Coquet Island is a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds  managed nature reserve. It…

    1.28 miles away
  5. The Ferryman's Hut

    The Ferryman's Hut

    The hut is a mini-museum with photographs of the ferrymen, various images of old Alnmouth…

    2.9 miles away
  6. Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

    The Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the…

    3.03 miles away
  7. St Cuthberts Cross

    Said to be where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne. 

    3.04 miles away
  8. Druridge Bay Country Park

    The bay is a stunning, with seven miles of sand running from Amble to Cresswell and is a…

    3.87 miles away
  9. Druridge Links

    Many special wild flowers and animals can be found at Druridge Links,  set in 99 acres of…

    3.87 miles away
  10. Cresswell Pond Nature Reserve

    Brackish lagoon, reed beds and hide for bird-watching. Great numbers of roosting waders…

    7.54 miles away
  11. Cresswell Beach

    Boasting one of the best sandy beaches on the Northumberland coast.  The beach at…

    7.99 miles away
  12. Cresswell Tower

    Cresswell Tower

    Built by the Cresswell family in the 15th century and one of approx 175 Pele towers in…

    8.02 miles away
  13. Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives

    For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn -…

    11.11 miles away
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