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Unspoilt sands with stunning views

Parking can be some distance from the. Beach but well worth the effort. Provides stunning views of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fareham, United Kingdom
Stunning Beach

Visited Ross Back Sands today, on a beautiful June day. This is a truely special place, with 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (18 reviews)
“mile walk” (10 reviews)
Bamburgh, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Parking can be some distance from the. Beach but well worth the effort. Provides stunning views of the castle, Farne Islands and Holy Island. Spacious sands and sand dunes to explore , supporting diverse native flora

Thank georginams2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Ross Back Sands today, on a beautiful June day. This is a truely special place, with 3 miles of wide white sands, no litter or mess of any kind. The place was virtually deserted apart from half a dozen people including two wardens from...More

Thank wivory81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While walking the path to the beach i passed an old guy with not a stitch on we commented it was getting a little chilly and he went on his way leaving me wondering what just happened. It wasn't a problem for me and my...More

3  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beaches in this part of the world are stunning. Over the Christmas holidays are one of our favourite times to visit, so quiet and clean and beautiful.

Thank Katey_Hart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to walk about 20 minutes to get to the sands from the small parking area where the road ends ... but it is so worth it. The sands are enormous and pristine, and because of the walk you are almost guaranteed to have...More

1  Thank rexbarker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for walks and you can spend loads of time here.the dog loved it and so did mum and dad.was a red hot day.a great day out.

Thank 24ice
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This beach isn't for everyone. There isn't really a car park, you just park on the road as unobtrusively as you can. You have to walk about a mile to the beach. There is no cafe, no shop, no toilet, no lifeguard. Dogs are allowed,...More

2  Thank nellyboot
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Parked car and approx. 1 mile walk through fields and sand dunes to approx. 3 miles of sandy beach. A walk to the north end and watching all the seals. Terns were nesting so part of beach was cordoned off but different cause any problems...More

1  Thank cockneyshaun
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The 3/4 mile hike through the field of cows and dunes was worth it to walk along the beautiful beach.

Thank Geordee
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Not sure I want to tell anybody else about this beautiful place.Fairly long walk across sand dunes to beach.Skylarks in abundance flying over head.This must be one of the best beaches in the world.Very few people.Hope it stays this way.

Thank Kath542015
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you tell me how to get there from Outchester Cottages?
11 August 2016|
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Response from Roozin | Reviewed this property |
It's signposted as a footpath near the cottages....a walk across the dunes straight to the beach....about 15 mins walk.
Hi Julie, can you tell me where to park to walk to Ross Back Sands beach? Cheers, Yvonne
8 May 2016|
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Response from Julie E | Reviewed this property |
Head towards Elwick from Budle bay. Take the road right before the village signed posted Ross farm. Follow the road to the end and parkihg is on the verge. It's about a 20 minute walk from there but well signposted and worth... More