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Bamburgh Beach

Bamburgh beach, an award-winning golden sandy stretch along the Northumberland coast, boasts a place on top 10 best beaches lists. With Bamburgh Castle as its majestic backdrop, the 3-mile shoreline from Harkness Rocks to Seahouses offers a picturesque walk. A favorite for holidaymakers and photographers, the beach provides stunning views of Lindisfarne, Holy Island, and the Farne Islands. Beyond the dunes lies the charming village, where three pubs await for a refreshing stop.

This expansive and dog-friendly beach, with panoramic views of Bamburgh Castle, invites leisurely walks after exploring the village. Accessible from Bamburgh Castle's car park or a quieter spot towards Seahouses, the beach attracts surfers, horse riders, and those seeking a tranquil spot to observe the world. For extended walks, follow the Northumberland Coast Path to Seahouses or head north to Budle Bay. The beach's vastness and dog-friendly atmosphere make it ideal for a day out with your canine companion.

Perfect for kids, the beach offers dunes to run in, golden sand to play and picnic on, and the sea for paddling. While swimming is enjoyable, note that there's no lifeguard cover. Combine a beach day with a visit to Bamburgh Castle for its grand rooms, rich history, and ghost stories. Bamburgh Castle beach remains an enticing destination throughout the year, offering wind-swept walks and opportunities for sandcastle building.

The highlight of Bamburgh beach is undoubtedly the imposing castle dominating the skyline, with a history dating back to the 6th century. Stags Rocks, in the northern direction, features rock pools and a unique lighthouse, while the Inner Farne Islands opposite have a rich history as hermit and monk abodes. The beach, known for good surfing waves, also witnessed the world's first-ever lifeboat development.

Behind the beach, the Sandy Hills dunes host a diverse range of flora and fauna, earning the area a designation as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Bamburgh beach, with its captivating scenery, rich history, and recreational opportunities, stands out as a multifaceted destination.

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