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We were staying up the road at Whitley Bay and visited the beach near Blyth when we came across... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jimmybaxter
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
A visit to remembet

We were visiting the vintage car show and on our last visit there had wanted to visit the battery... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan E
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A193 at South Beach, Blyth, England
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+44 7881 462284
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying up the road at Whitley Bay and visited the beach near Blyth when we came across this. Being a bit of a WW1 buff I was over the moon especially as there was an ' open day '. The guys who were...More

Thank Jimmybaxter
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were visiting the vintage car show and on our last visit there had wanted to visit the battery ,we knew it was going to be open on same day and it was well worth the visit really very interesting

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago

the battery really is a great place to visit - well kept , great artefacts , knowledgeable and lovely volunteers and plenty of interesting information . Make sure you see all the sections- battery , cold war defence and tea shop/ café . Great people...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Blyth Battery was a recommended visit from friends who live in the area. The displays and history for another facet of WW1 and WW2 that this Battery had were very well done. The volunteer staff were extremely knowledgeable, very generous with their time and...More

Thank GSAJ
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the Blyth Battery very friendly and knowledgeable guides in all the rooms, would happily visit again.

Thank tarlachmoorhouse
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The Blyth battery is situated at the south end of town as you approach from Seaton Sluice, and in addition to the battery itself, you will find the multi-coloured beach huts and a lovely stretch of beach. It's lovely place for a stroll.

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great area for bracing walks along the beach, viewing the iconic colourful beach huts and exploring these wartime buildings which have detailed information boards alongside so that even if you don't manage to visit when they are open it is possible to get a sense...More

Thank earthtravelller
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Bracing walk along blyth beach takes in a few sights like the battery with outlets like the boathouse, fish n chips etc. Colourful beach huts. Big stretch for dog walking. Not far from landlocked lighthouse

Thank iainmcleod
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Called in on spec after walking along prom. What a great place and some very knowledgeable volunteers

Thank magpied
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on way home from Jess Glynne concert following a fantastic stay in Warkworth. Interesting collection and history, ran by local volunteers all ex service personnel each with a tale to tell. Lots to see and a small cafe on site.

Thank terryd443
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