Whether you are looking for a relaxed walking holiday, trying out some watersports, visiting the historic castles and much much more, Beadnell and its surrounding villages have a wealth of activities to offer visitors and locals alike. Seahouses, Bamburgh, Newton, Craster, Embleton, Dunstanburgh… these historic seaside communities are all nestled deep inside the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and are rich with natural wildlife and beautiful landscapes.
The Northumberland coastline with its offshore islands is a haven for birdwatchers. Seahouses is just few minutes drive away and from there you can take a boat trips to the bird and seal colonies on the Farne Islands. You will also find the Longstone Lighthouse on the islands which is famous for a dramatic sea rescue by Grace Darling our local heroine.
A little further north along the coastline will bring you to Holy Island, where the Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island Castle and the St Aidan’s mead winery can be found. The island is accessible only at low tide via a causeway. Make sure you check the crossing times. To the south of the county you will find Hadrian’s Wall, a ‘World Heritage’ site and to the north the Scottish Borders all steeped in history and a reminder of the regions turbulent past.
Alnwick Castle, the home of the Duke of Northumberland, is probably the best known of all the magnificent castles. It has been made even more famous by the ‘Harry Potter’ films being used as the backdrop for ‘Hogwarts’ the home of Harry Potter and his friends. Alnwick Gardens at the castle are one of the top tourist attractions in the region. The stunning Bamburgh castle and the ruined Dunstanburgh Castle are on our doorstep both offering spectacular backdrops to the sandy beaches below them.
You will find activities to suit every taste from walking in the Cheviot Hills, golf ( there are ten superb golf courses all within easy driving distance), river and sea fishing, cycling, Horse riding and bird watching, the list is endless and you will always find something to entertain you on your visit to this magnificent area of the UK.
You will find ample tourist material in our accommodation to help you discover the local area.