Published: Wednesday 30th Dec 2015

Written by: Jackie Forsyth

With its world renowned beach top Castle, its challenging 18 hole golf course, its place on St. Oswald’s Way walk, and award winning butcher. This “estate” village provides a plethora of photo and leisure opportunities, from the castle itself, to its broad far reaching sandy beaches, the beautiful village cottages, houses, shops & restaurants to its fantastic Christmas lights in winter and local cricket matches on the village green in summer. The village even boasts a Croquet club.

A wedding venue, the birthplace (and resting place) of the famous Grace Darling, a historical backdrop, a TV and film location, fantastic beaches and seaside walks, a central location well served with good pubs, restaurants and independent local shops. An award winning butchers, well stocked deli, art gallery, tea rooms, upmarket outdoor clothing (Barbour etc), and gift shop.

Mix that together with a visit to the iconic Bamburgh Castle and you have yourself a full day out.

Or make Bamburgh a centre marker for a days drive – get your guide here……

Jackie Forsyth



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