Northumberland Coast

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

Places to visit

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A family enjoying the outdoors in autumn or winter

Visiting information for this winter 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

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.