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  Five Star Award, Gold Award, Breakfast Award, Enjoy England Award for Excellence 2010 Gold Winner, Enjoy England Award for Excellence 2009 Gold Winner, Enjoy England Award for Excellence 2007 Silver Winner, The Independent The best 50 British Bed and Breakfast Winner, Northumberland Local Food Award Gold, Green Tourism Award Gold, North East England Tourism Awards Bed and Breakfast of the Year Gold Winners 2009 and Welcome to Excellence
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The Old School, Newton on the Moor,
Alnwick, Northumberland NE65 9JY
T: 01665 575 767


Coast & islands

Northumberland coast   Northumberland coast
Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and covers 39 miles from Berwick to the Coquet estuary.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne   The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
The cradle of Christianity, St. Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels, Lindisfarne is a tidal island reached by a causeway. It is also home to Lindisfarne Castle and Lindisfarne Priory.
Farne Islands   Farne Islands
You can take a boat trip from Seahouses to these islands, which are two to three miles off the coast.
Coquet Island boat trips  

Coquet Island - May to September
Off the coast of Amble lies Coquet Island, managed
by the RSPB. There are regular boat trips from May - September (subject to weather and tides) but landing
is not possible.

Bamburgh Castle   Guided tours - Open top bus tours
During the summer every Saturday, Sunday and Monday vintage and open top buses operate sightseeing tours of Alnwick and the coast with exceptional live commentary. (Concessionary fares for over 60’s)
Boat trips   Boat trips
A variety of sailings with landings on Longstone Island and a guided tour inside Longstone Lighthouse. Visits
to the bird sanctuaries and the Grey Seal Colony.
Hot air ballooning   Hot air ballooning
A present with a difference. See rural Northumberland
and its coastline from a different perspective.
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