Northumberland Coast

Sandy beaches, castles by the sea, abundant wildlife, picturesque villages.

Places to visit

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Visitors walking through a garden in spring

Visiting this spring 

Our gardens, parks and countryside locations are open. Cafés are offering a takeaway service and some outdoor seating is available at cafés in England only. Some shops are open in England and Wales but remain closed in Northern Ireland. All houses are currently closed. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors remains our priority. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.

Autumn in the North East

Places to visit, stay and shop on the Northumberland Coast

Lindisfarne Castle off the Northumberland Coast

The main places to visit on the coast 

Find out more about Lindisfarne Castle, the Farne Islands, Embleton and Newton Links and Dunstanburgh Castle.

St Oswalds cottage on Holy Island near Lindisfarne Castle

Holiday on the Northumberland Coast

Do views across the harbour to Lindisfarne Castle from St Oswald's holiday cottage sound like your perfect holiday? Perhaps you'd prefer Risemoor set in the dunes near Newton Pool Nature Reserve, staying in Low Newton village square at Rockside, or even holidaying at Holy Island village with Glen House? We're sure to have a holiday cottage to suit you.

Ranger tents on the beach at the Long Nanny, Northumberland Coast

Elsewhere on the Northumberland Coast 

St Aidan's Dunes at Seahouses, the lime kilns at Beadnell, the Long Nanny tern site at Beadnell Bay, Buston Links at Alnmouth, Druridge Bay.

Visitors in the forest at Cragside, Northumberland

Inland from the Northumberland Coast 

Ros Castle and St Cuthbert's Cave are great places for walking, for views and for soaking in the ancient history of this landscape.

Two puffin products in Seahouses shop

Shopping in Seahouses or on Holy Island 

For a puffin souvenir, visit our shop in Seahouses or on Holy Island. We've got a range of gifts, homeware, plants and more.

Lindisfarne Castle from a drone flying to the south of the site

Caring for our coast: managing drone use

To protect wildlife and ensure our visitors are free to fully enjoy their experience, we carefully manage how and where drones are used on the Northumberland Coast.