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Day at the beach.

Without a doubt one of the best beaches in Northumberland. A hidden gem. When you come over the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
JDW2426
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Lovely beach

Such a long stretch of lovely sandy beach, you can walk to Dunsbrough castle along the beach, great... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Jane H
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the best beaches in Northumberland. A hidden gem. When you come over the hill to the village you get a great view of the beach and further on to Dunstanburgh castle.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JDW2426
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Such a long stretch of lovely sandy beach, you can walk to Dunsbrough castle along the beach, great walk for dogs and children, lovely views across the sea.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 November 2018

I know Northumberland has the most castles in England but you can’t beet the beaches .we spent lovely afternoon on thurs walking on the beach /tide out /sun out and seals frolicking just past the rocks and not one plastic bottle in site /heaven.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Padget0860
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Came twice over the past two weeks. Stunning beach great views and lovely coffee at The Ship to round of a fabulous Sunday x

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yve02
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We checked out the low tide times and had a great 2.5 hlurs rock pool dippinf in this spectacualr setting. Wellies and dipping net compulsory. Parking is at thw top of the hill and a short walk to the beach. Take care on the rock...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tania A
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Great for everyone .... families, couples, singles, dog walkers, kite surfers...in summer you need to be aware of cordoned off areas where birds are breeding but Rspb / BTO/ other nature societies will warn and assist you. Lovely sandy beaches, shallow waters, all the way...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eunice h
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We had two long walks on the beach today. One in the late morning and the other in the evening with a blue sky and sun. There was very little wind and it was great to walk south from the picturesque fishermans cottages (and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alekstomczyk
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Another stunning beach in this amazing area with fantastic views. We walked from Beadnell and just had to ‘try’ the Ship Inn – also gorgeous! We were blessed with great weather which just enhanced the whole experience. Love this area. We’ll be back………

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jandanda
Reviewed 3 October 2018

To lovely to miss, beautul place, gorgeous views, heaven on earth, could walk onntjis beach every day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LizSmiff
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Been many times. We love it. Our old dog adored the place and our new puppy loved it as well. If you're in the area, turn off the coastal route and go. You won't be disappointed

Date of experience: September 2018
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shirlshaw
10 July 2018|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
There is a caravan park near Dunstan Steads just along from Craster
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Geraldine R
18 May 2018|
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Response from Cressida O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are no restrictions on dog access to the beach
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dogsnchocolate
23 March 2018|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
Yes all the time
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