bamburgh castle

 

The Old

School House

Bamburgh

The Area

Bamburgh

Bamburgh is a small but unique historic village with a spectacular castle and golden sandy beaches. There are pubs and restaurants catering for all the family and a number of shops. Shops include Carter’s Butchers, home of the famous Bamburgh Banger, a village store with home grown fruit & veg and newspapers, and local snack and gift shops. The Grace Darling Museum is a popular visitor attraction and there are tennis courts and childrens play area adjacent to the castle green. Horseriding on the beach is special and can be arranged locally. www.bamburgh.org.uk

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bamburgh beach

     
Holy Island  

Seahouses
Seahouses c. 3 miles from Bamburgh by beach and less by road, has supermarket, shops, pubs, amusements and a harbour where boat trips to the Farne Islands can be taken.
www.seahouses.org
www.farne-islands.com

Alnwick
Alnwick is a historic market town famous for its beauty with many shops and restaurants, the Alnwick ‘Harry Potter‘ Castle and Alnwick Garden are popular with visitors.
www.alnwickcastle.com
www.visitalnwick.org.uk

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne is an unspoilt historic and tidal island accessed by a tarmac causeway twice in every 24 hours. The island is unique and famous for its medieval religious heritage, picturesque 16th century castle and natural history.  
www.lindisfarne.org.uk

     

Here are some other links to websites which you may find useful:

www.englishgolf-courses.co.uk/northumberland/index.html

www.birdwatchnorthumbria.co.uk

www.adventurenorthumberland.co.uk

www.visitnortheastengland.com/walkingmicrosite


www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplac

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