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Alnmouth village

The picturesque village of Alnmouth

Gaily painted houses strung along the north bank of the River Aln estuary welcome you to picturesque Alnmouth, the Tobermory of Northumberland. Once an important grain port, a ferocious storm on Christmas Eve in 1806 altered the course of the river, stranding the harbour and changing village life forever.

Go sand castle building on the curved beach to the north of the estuary, popular with families playing beach games.

Head south of the river if you’re looking for a little more wilderness. Bump along a track off the A1068 to an English Heritage car park. Tricky access is rewarded with a deserted beach between Alnmouth and Warkworth. Call into bite-size museum The Ferryman’s Hut, thought to be the smallest museum in the country. Until the 1960s this mini-museum was used by ferrymen rowing passengers back and forth across the Aln.

Horse riding in Alnmouth

Horse riding along the coastline at Alnmouth beach


Wildlife is in abundance here. Falling within the Northumberland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, marvel at the diverse collection of bird and wildlife species here.

Cycle the Alnmouth way along the Castles Cycle Route or plan to hole up here for a night or few walking the St Oswald’s Way and North Sea Trail. Visitors are made to feel welcome in this vibrant seaside community. Wake up to estuary views in one of Alnmouth’s bed and breakfasts.

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Golf
Alnmouth
Golf Club and course set on magnificent Foxton Bay. Eighteen holes with clubhouse, accommodation, snooker room, bars and restaurant open to the public. ...
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Self Catering
Alnmouth
Ferrysyde is a spacious 3 storey Edwardian house located next to the beach with each room having stunning estuary views. ...
Andrew Gray Exhibition - The Old School Gallery | Alnmouth
Exhibition
Alnmouth
Born and bred Northumbrian landscape photographer with a difference! Combining the love of history and mythology, creating abstract and impressionist works using a camera as if it were a brush. Andy ...
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Self Catering Agency
Alnmouth
The best choice of over 500 outstanding holiday cottages in prime locations throughout Northumberland. Est. 1981. ...
Estuary view
Self Catering
Alnmouth
Riverside Lodge is a 2 bedroom cottage (sleeps 4) situated directly opposite Alnmouth beach and estuary with stunning views.Access to the beach is within 20 metres and the village shop, pubs, res ...
Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom: The Old School Gallery | Alnmouth
Exhibition
Alnmouth
By The Sea ‘I started early, took my dog And visited the sea’ From By the Sea. Emily Dickinson Mick Manning and Brita Granström have been living together with their four children on t ...
The Penthouse at South View House
Self Catering
Alnmouth
Stunning seaside apartments with balconies giving gorgeous views of the Northumberland coast. Dog-friendly and ideally located for exploring Alnmouth, Alnwick and beyond. ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnmouth
Janice invites you to stay in her spacious recently refurbished home by the water's edge of the beautiful Aln Estuary. Combining superior accommodation with superb value. Our dining-room and 1st floor ...
Cuthbert's Cross
Historic sites
Alnmouth
Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king. ...
By the Sea – Brita Granstrom & Mick Manning
Exhibition
Alnmouth
By the Sea – Brita Granstrom & Mick Manning Friday 24 May – Friday 12 Jul 2019 Both artists’ themes embrace the natural wonders of living beside and walking on this unspoilt coas ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Alnmouth
Situated on the magnificent Northumberland Coast, in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Foxton Hall provides the perfect base to tour the delights of Northumberland. ...
Marine House Cottage and The Upper Deck
Self Catering
Alnmouth
A stylish two bedroomed cottage and separate one bed studio apartment in Alnmouth overlooking the golf course and sea beyond. ...

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