Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
and covers 39 miles from Berwick to the Coquet estuary. www.visitnorthumberland.com
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.
Islands You can take a boat trip from Seahouses to these
islands, which are two to three miles off the coast. www.farne-islands.com
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.
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)
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.
A present with a difference. See rural Northumberland
and its coastline from a different perspective.